As the autumn breeze rustles through the fallen leaves and blankets the world in hues of gold and amber, it’s the perfect time to embrace the warm embrace of a comforting beverage. Enter the enchanting realm of the Pumpkin Spice Latte, a beverage that has become synonymous with the essence of Fall. In this recipe the luxurious swirl of pumpkin puree adds a delightful creaminess and an earthy sweetness that dances on your tongue and the milk, steamed to perfection, wraps around the flavors, creating a heavenly texture that is both comforting and invigorating.
2 cups low-fat milk
2 tablespoons canned pumpkin
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 cup espresso (or 1/2 cup brewed coffee)
01In a saucepan, combine milk, pumpkin, and sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until steaming. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and pumpkin pie spice.
02Transfer mixture to a blender and process for approximately 15 seconds until foamy.
03Pour into 2 mugs. Add half of the espresso or coffee into each mug. Optional: top with whipped cream and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice.