Friday, September 16, 2011

Pumpkin Time

This weather sure does put me in the mood for some Fall favorites. I couldn’t wait go open a can of pumpkin puree. There are so many things to do with it.

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I decided to make a pumpkin favorite, Pumpkin Latte! This is actually my first time to attempt it. I normally am just satisfied with a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte, but this time I wanted to find a way to make it at home and possibly make a healthier version of it. I think I succeeded! The first latte was not the best but the 2nd one was perfect!

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I started out brewing some strong coffee. Make it stronger than what you would normally drink. Put about 2 tablespoons per cup.

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While that is brewing make your pumpkin milk. Pull out all of your ingredients.

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Make sure you put a heaping portion of pumpkin into your milk.

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Mix all of your ingredients together over the stove top until warm.

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Pour coffee in your cup then fill up the rest with your pumpkin milk.

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You can top it with whip cream or I topped mine off with whipped almond milk. I added 1 tablespoon of sugar and 1 tablespoon of pumpkin puree and whipped for about 5 min with the hand mixer.

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Pumpkin Latte

1 Cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond milk (or any kind of milk)

1/4 Heaping Cup Pumpkin Puree

1 Tsp Cinnamon

1/2 Tsp Vanilla

2 Tbsp Agave or honey

1/4 Tsp ground clove

1/4 Tsp Nutmeg

Brewed Coffee.

 

Heat all of your ingredients over the stove top. Pour coffee in cup and top the rest with the pumpkin milk. Top with whipped topping and  a sprinkle of cinnamon.

 

What is your favorite thing to do with Pumpkin Puree?

2 comments:

  1. this looks so good! i love getting pumpkin lattes, but i feel so guilty after drinking them...now i can make my own!

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  2. This is so good I had to blog about it!

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