Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Mr. & Mrs. P's Pumpkin Spiced Latte a la Starbucks

After reading various posts from our friends on Facebook raving about Starbuck's Pumpkin Spiced Latte, we challenged ourselves to come up with our very own recipe. It took a few attempts, but we think we finally perfected it! Give a try and let us know what you think!

Ingredients (per latte):
1 cup of warm milk
1/3 cup espresso (without sugar)
4 tablespoons of pumpkin spice mixture (see recipe below)
Whipped cream
A sprinkle of cinnamon

Ingredients for Pumpkin Spice Mixture:
1 can of condensed milk (14 oz. can)
1/2 can of pumpkin puree (15 oz. can)
1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice (We bought the Spice Island brand found in the spice isle in Publix.)

Kitchen Essentials:
Espresso maker
Airtight plastic container
Measuring cups and spoons
Coffee mug

Directions for Pumpkin Spice Mixture:
Whisk all of the ingredients for the pumpkin spice mixture in a bowl. Store the mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. Imagine all the money you will save by making this drink at home!


  1. I love this idea! Sounds much healthier for you, too! Can't wait to try it and to make for friends and family. They'll be so impressed!


  2. Thanks! Cooking at home is always healthier and funner! Enjoy!

  3. Love pumpkin. Check.
    New espresso maker. Check.
    Love spices. Double check.

    I think this post was meant to make its way to me! Thank you, look forward to trying it.

  4. Spice Sherpa- thanks! Our friends and family are obssessed with the Starbucks version. So we decided to try to make our own. No preservatives, additives etc and way cheaper if you make a bunch!


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