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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte (Healthy Recipe)

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If you’re a fan of the fall season, then you must be waiting all year round to get your hands on the Pumpkin Spice Latte. Starbucks brings out the Pumpkin Spice Latte as a showstopper for their fall menu. But today, we’ll be bringing to you our tried and tested recipe for homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte.

The best part about this recipe is that it will be healthy and vegan-friendly. With fewer calories, you won’t have to fret over gaining weight whilst you enjoy your beverage. This recipe will give a surprising imitation of Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte, that too with easily available ingredients.

So, what’s the wait for, let’s get right to it!

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What is Pumpkin Spice Latte?

The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is a high-calorie beverage that has become insanely popular. It becomes every person’s go-to drink during fall. It’s made with strongly brewed espresso, milk, and pumpkin spice syrup. The syrup is what gives this latte its distinct flavor.

Pumpkin Coffee Beans and A Coffee Mug

How Does Pumpkin Spice Latte Taste?

If you’re under the perception that the Pumpkin Spice Latte tastes like pumpkin, you’re wrong. It packs flavorful sips that are sweet and spicy at the same time.

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe (Step-By-Step)

We’ve brought you an easy-to-follow recipe on how to make Pumpkin Spice Latte at home, starting from scratch. The use of almond milk makes it suitable for vegans and a healthier alternative to calorie intensive Starbucks version, so you can enjoy the latte guilt-free.

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Ingredients

  • Dark roasted espresso powder
  • Almond milk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Pumpkin puree
  • Pinch of cinnamon powder
  • Sweetener of your choice (sugar or maple syrup)
  • Store-bought Pumpkin Pie Spice OR make your own using

Equipment Needed

  • Moka Pot
  • Saucepan
  • Mason jar or Coffee mug
  • Milk frother or whisker

Instructions

Recipe for Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

  • Brew double shots of espresso using a Moka Pot. Allow it cool
  • In a saucepan, add ½ cup of almond milk and add the pumpkin puree to it.
  • Whilst stirring, add 4-5 drops of vanilla extract, sweetener of your choice, and ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spices.
  • Turn off the stove. Using a milk frother or blender, froth the almond milk mixture for 35-45 seconds.
  •  In a mason jar or coffee mug, add the brewed espresso and the frothy milk mixture. Give it a good stir.
  • To top off your beverage, add frothed milk foam and sprinkle it with cinnamon powder. (You can add whipped cream instead of milk foam if you’re not a restricting diet)

Make Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

If you are all out of Pumpkin Pie Spice, make it at the comfort of your home with this simple recipe.

  • Mix together 2 tablespoons cinnamon powder, 2 teaspoon ginger powder, ¾ teaspoon nutmeg powder, and allspice powder.
  • Store this mix in an air-tight jar and it’s good to go.

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Voila! Your healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte is ready.

Questions People Ask

1. How much Caffeine is in Pumpkin Spice Latte?

In a tall cup serving, a Pumpkin Spice Latte has approximately 75 milligrams of caffeine.

2. How many Calories are in Pumpkin Spice Latte?

The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte has a whopping calorie content of 380 kcal.

3. How long does Pumpkin Spice Latte Last?

The Pumpkin Spice Latte can last up to 24 hours if refrigerated. It isn’t advised to keep it longer than that as the spices will begin to overpower, giving a bitter taste.

4. How to make Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte Healthy?

To make homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte healthy, you can use almond milk or oat milk. You can also opt for a healthier sweetener, such as brown sugar while making the beverage. Also, skip the whipped cream to top off the drink.

Make Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home: Conclusion

Whether it be Halloween, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve, you can enjoy the homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte on any festive occasion with this easy and super-quick recipe.

If you’re watching your diet and want to lose a few inches, you don’t have to miss out on this heavenly beverage since you can make it healthier than what’s available at the local coffee shop.

This low-calorie Pumpkin Spice Latte will bring home a lot of guests who’ll be coming back for more! So, make sure to try it this fall.

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Strongly brewed espresso, milk, and pumpkin spice syrup are the things that make the best Pumpkin Spice Latte. This latte's peculiar flavor comes from the syrup.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: espresso drinks, Homemade Recipe, latte, latte drink, Latte without machine, Pumpkin Spice Latte
Servings: 1
Calories: 132kcal

Equipment

  • Moka pot
  • Saucepan
  • Mason jar or Coffee mug
  • Milk frother or whisker

Ingredients

  • Dark roasted espresso powder
  • Almond milk (Makes Drink Healthy And Vegan)
  • Vanilla extract
  • Store-bought pumpkin puree
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Maple syrup (Can use sweetener of your choice)
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice

Instructions

  • Brew double shots of espresso using a Moka Pot. Allow it cool
  • In a saucepan, add ½ cup of almond milk and add the pumpkin puree to it.
  • Whilst stirring, add 4-5 drops of vanilla extract, sweetener of your choice, and ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spices.
  • Turn off the stove. Using a milk frother or blender, froth the almond milk mixture for 35-45 seconds.
  • In a mason jar or coffee mug, add the brewed espresso and the frothy milk mixture. Give it a good stir.
  • To top off your beverage, add frothed milk foam and sprinkle it with cinnamon powder.

Notes

  • You can also pull an espresso shot with a Nespresso or a French Press.

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Camila Coleman

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