Friday, October 7, 2011

little things #2

we made it!
It's Friday.

there's been one little thing that has made this week so much better.

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte.
can I get an amen?

I mean, I know starbucks sells them.
but they're just so expensive.

SO, I scoured the internet, found some way to intense recipes,
some not as good as I hoped for recpies,
and this is the mish mash of a recipe that I came up with.

I LOVE it. and want one every day.

Enjoy it this weekend friends, you won't regret it.

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

1. Brew a REALLY strong cup of coffee. (I used 4 tablespoons grounds per cup).

2. Put your coffee in a sauce pan. Yep, a sauce pan.  Then, add 1-1 1/2 cups milk.  I used 2%, because that's what we drink.

3. Add a "glop" of pumpkin.  I used libby's.  I save the extra in an airtight container in the fridge for more lattes later.

4. I add in a dash of pumpkin pie spice and some cinammon.

5. Heat on medium heat until just a little steam is coming off the top. Not boiling. But, you do want to get it warm.  (If you just add the milk and pumpkin like I did the first time, it's gross.)

6. Pour into a cup and add some whipped cream on top if you like.


PS. Sorry for the lack of pictures.  Everytime I made it I'm too impatent to get to the goods to mess around with a camera.
it's worth making it, I promise.
and it only takes like 3 minutes. 


  1. oh wow! I will have to try this. I have just been cheating with some creamer and regular old coffee but this is the real thing!

  2. I just made some pumpkin spice syrup this week! And am enjoying a latte right now :) Your method sounds great though. I'll have to give that a try when I use all this.

    hope you have a great weekend!

  3. YUM!! I will have to try this! It sounds a little bit easier than some recipes I've found :) Thanks for sharing!

  4. I love making my own pumpkin spice lattes too! Mostly because the ones at Starbucks are too sweet.
    Stopping by from Little Things :)

  5. wow, that sounds AMAZING. i'm totally going to try this! thanks for sharing.. it'll definitely save me some money from starbucks ;)

  6. Great idea! I love the PSL, but they ARE so expensive....I'll have to try this recipe!

  7. YUMMOLICIOUS>>>> Thank you for sharing!!

  8. I'm no longer a coffee drinker, but I think I'm going to have to try making this for some friends of mine! =)Thanks for sharing!

  9. Now totally craving the pumpkin spiced latte...that looks amazing!

  10. oh thanks! My Fiance is big on pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks too. You are right they are good, but it's crazy how expensive it can get. I will try the recipe, thanks.



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