Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat)

Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat) @EclecticEveryday

I am in love with pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks, and I found this great copycat recipe that I modified just a bit to get the perfect pumpkin spice latte at home. It’s almost perfect, the only thing that would make it better for me is if I had my own cappuccino machine; hint hint, hubby.

This recipe first appeared on Babble.com.

Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat) @EclecticEveryday

Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat) @EclecticEveryday

Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat)

Ingredients:

Ingredients
2 cups half and half, whole milk reduced fat or skim milk
2 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree
1 – 2 tablespoons sugar, stevia or splenda
2 tablespoons vanilla extract, yes tablespoons
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1-4 shots espresso or very strong coffee (I double the amount of grounds I use per cup to get my strong coffee)

Directions:

1. Brew your espresso or strong coffee. If brewing strong coffee, use double the amount of grounds you would in your regular coffee.
2. Combine half and half or milk, pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin pie spices in a small saucepan. Heat until very hot, but do not boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Transfer to a blender or a milk frother and blend until frothy.
3. Pour 1 cup warm pumpkin milk mixture into coffee mug and add 1-4 coffee shots. Dust with more pumpkin pie spice if desired.

Makes about 1 – 2 servings.

8 Responses to “Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat)”

  1. 1
    Angela Lynn Grandsta — October 12, 2010 @ 7:50 pm

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  2. 2
    Mags — October 12, 2010 @ 9:08 pm

    I’m one of those rare people who doesn’t live within a mile of a Starbucks so I REALLY appreciate this recipe. It looks so delicious.

  3. 3
    Monet — October 12, 2010 @ 10:49 pm

    I wouldn’t say that this is a copycat…instead, it looks much better than anything you could order at that ubiquitous store! What a tempting photograph…I could use a pumpkin spice latte to get me through my evening of grading!

    • Angie replied: — October 13th, 2010 @ 7:33 am

      Thanks!

  4. 4
    Foodierama — October 13, 2010 @ 9:56 pm

    Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat) http://bit.ly/bWliKH #foodie

  5. 5
    Recipes Copy Cat — February 20, 2011 @ 3:35 pm

    that looks like a nice recipe to copy.

  6. 6
    Marsha Hawkins — August 15, 2011 @ 5:58 pm

    clarify points so clearly.

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