Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe



PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE


Fall is here and my favorite coffee during the crisp fall weather is a Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here's our favorite Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe. A couple variations are included as well to help with substitution of ingredients if you need them. Enjoy!






  • 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree (or 1 tsp. Torani Pumpkin Spice Syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar (or 1 Tbsp packed brown sugar)
  • 1 cup milk (or half and half for a richer latte)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (optional if you're using syrup)
  • 1-2 shots brewed espresso (or 1/2 cup STRONG brewed coffee)
  • Whipped Cream (optional)
  • nutmeg
  • cinnamon sticks (for garnish)
1. Brew your espresso.
2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, blend together the pumpkin, vanilla, sugar, pumpkin pie spice and milk with a stick blender, or whisk vigorously by hand. Warm over medium heat, beating constantly, until hot and frothy. Do not bring to a boil.
3. Pour the espresso into a mug and pour the pumpkin spiced milk over it.
4. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg, if desired. Garnish with cinnamon sticks.

Serves 1

Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins is proud to serve Pumpkin Spice Coffee to all of our Colorado Bed and Breakfast guests during the fall months, along with our Colorado Spiced Cider, Chai Apple Cider, Rich Hot Cocoa, Breakfast Blend Coffee, and as always, our signature 3-course gourmet breakfasts each morning.

For more recipes see our Recipes page at our website.

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