The pumpkin spice coffee is the ideal representation of the fall season – cool and bright days that call for warm clothing as you stroll beneath gold and scarlet leaves in a gentle wind. As people come together to celebrate the end of the summer season and anticipate upcoming celebrations, there is one treat that has grown to be cherished above everything else. It is something that people ask for again and again, and again, because its taste is so cherished. Thus, the greatness of the pumpkin spice coffee was founded.

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What Is Pumpkin Spice Coffee?

The pumpkin spice coffee drink is perhaps the favorite drink during fall season: espresso mixed with the unique spices that have become associated with autumn – clove, nutmeg and cinnamon mixed with steamed milk and garnished with deliciously sweetened whipped cream. If you know how to make pumpkin spice coffee yourself, you can add only a small amount of whipped cream if you like but if want to indulge and throw your diet plan into the wind, you can add more! Anyway, it is better that way.

Pumpkin spice coffee was made popular by Starbucks and many of its fans are waiting for it to appear on the menus every fall. However, if you are on a budget and cannot afford to spend six bucks on a cup of latte, you can make your own pumpkin spice coffee recipe at home. It will not only save money but also allow you to enjoy cup after cup all through the year. You have control on the ingredients so you can adjust the mixture according to your preference. There is even a recipe for a pumpkin spice coffee creamer for a quick cup.

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Basic and Easy Pumpkin Spice Coffee Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree, unsweetened

  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar, packed

  • ½ cup milk, whole

  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin spice

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  • 1 cup hot strong coffee, brewed

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • At least 1 teaspoon white sugar, granulated

  • 2 tablespoon cream, half and half

  • Ground nutmeg

  • Whipped cream (optional)

How To Make Pumpkin Spice Coffee

  • Whisk milk, brown sugar, pumpkin, vanilla and spice together in a bowl that is microwave safe or glass cup, and microwave from one to two minutes. When the milk starts getting frothy and hot, remove the mixture from the microwave.

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  • Get a tall glass and mug and pour the milk mixture into it. Add the hot coffee and pour the cream. Put in one teaspoon of sugar and stir. Add more sugar according to your taste.

  • Put whipped cream on top of the mixture and sprinkle it with ground nutmeg. This is optional but it will really make your pumpkin spice latte taste heavenly. Serve immediately.

If you are on a diet, you can still enjoy pumpkin spice coffee by using half & half fat free and nonfat milk instead.