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Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Tis the season for Pumpkin Flavoured everything!  This is a deliciously sweet coffee that would wrap up a dinner with friends perfectly.  There’s no need to hit the coffee shop when you’ve got a recipe like this in your arsenal.

I had to find a way to use up some of the pumpkin puree I had left over from my last pseudo-baking session, when I made Pumpkin Cheesecake Cinnamon Rolls.  And really, you can never have too many pumpkin-flavoured goodies at this time of year anyway ;-).

I stumbled across this recipe for Pumpkin Spice Latte from The Prairie Cottage.   It’s creamy and pumpkin-y and absolutely yummy!  I’ve scaled it down a bit to just one regular mug-sized serving.  Here’s my take on it:

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Yield: 1 Serving

Pumpkin Spiced Latte


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1 tbsp sugar (more or less, to taste)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup strong coffee (or espresso)


  1. Mix milk, pumpkin and sugar in a saucepan.
  2. Stir over medium heat, til steaming.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add vanilla and pumpkin pie spice.
  5. Whisk or blend until frothy.
  6. Pour into mug.
  7. Add strong coffee.
  8. Enjoy!

Mmm, yum!  I made it a single-serving recipe to keep myself in line, but there’s no reason why you couldn’t make more at once.  Just multiply each ingredient by the number of servings you’d like to make!


What’s your favourite hot drink during the chilly days of autumn?

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Megan is a WAHM to 3 (and then some) kids, who spends the majority of her time working as an Administrative Assistant, blogging and washing dishes. She loves to write about her adventures in parenting, running a home daycare, adoption and whatever else strikes her fancy!


  1. Chanel | Cultural Xplorer

    I love the all-pumpkin-everything season! Thanks for this great recipe so I can make my own PSLs at home! 😀
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  2. Alex

    Oh my gosh, that looks fantastic! I need to try this recipe. Perfect post for all of the pumpkin lovers 🙂

  3. Amanda || Growing Up Madison

    Oh man that just looks super delicious. I think I might have to give this a try. I love anything pumpkin around this time.
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  4. kandice

    I love this time of year – pumpkin everything! thank you – cant wait to try
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  5. NORAH

    Taking notes! This sounds 10000x better than any Starbucks for sure.

  6. Vera Sweeney

    I love pumpkin spice foods and drinks! This sounds like a great drink to whip up at home.
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  7. clarissa

    This is a must have! I’m writing this in my cookbook as we speak. i love pumpkin spiced!

  8. coolchillmom

    this is a great way to get my love for pumpkin in everyday! I am indulging for sure with your recipe

  9. camile

    This sounds delicious! I love a hot drink at the end of the day… my favorite is hot chocolate.

  10. Liz Mays

    Now this just sounds amazing. I could totally go for one right about now! I need to make some when I get home.
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  11. Michelle

    I’ve never made my own pumpkin spiced latte, but I bet I can save some money making it at home. Thank you for sharing the recipe.
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  12. Nikki

    I’m not a huge fan of pumpkin spice lattes, I’m just not really a pumpkin fan in general, but if I were, I would SOO make my own! This is super cool
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  13. Stephanie C.

    This is great – who doesn’t love pumpkin spice! I love being able to make this at home, as well.

  14. Franc Ramon

    This looks like a really unique taste for a latte. The pumpkin can also bring in added nutrients.
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  15. Valerie

    Pumpkin spice anything seems to be all the rage right now. This sounds really good!
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  16. Jennifer

    You know, I don’t drink coffee (weird, I know), but I recently found a pumpkin hot chocolate beverage that I want to try. I can’t wait for the nights to get chilly so I can curl up on the couch with a warm cup at the end of a long day!
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  17. Tiffany @ Daily Leisure

    I don’t like coffee, so I’m not sure that I would like pumpkin spiced latte, but I know that it is VERY popular this time of year!
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  18. Rosey

    I’d have made it single serve size too. If I made it in batch, I would have great intentions to share, but overindulgence may or may not have taken place. 😉

  19. Penny Struebig

    Love all the pumpkin stuff around right now. This sounds like a great latte recipe!
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  20. Chantal

    Oh my this sounds so yummy! The perfect hot drink for fall! Thank you for sharing!

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