Pumpkin Spice Latte

Your favorite fall flavor is now easy to achieve at home — and with less than half the calories of a coffee shop version

Food & Nutrition October 27, 2020
Cup of Pumpkin Spice Latte With Pumpkin Decoration

Brace yourself, pumpkin spice latte fans: Your favorite fall flavor is now easy to achieve at home — and with less than half the calories of a coffee shop version, your DIY pumpkin spice latte is a healthier alternative, as well.

Ingredients

  • 1 pie or sugar pumpkin
  • 1 can coconut milk or 12 ounces milk/milk alternative
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

  1. Remove seeds and stringy flesh from inside the pumpkin.
  2. Cut pumpkin into quarters.
  3. Place pumpkin skin side up onto a baking sheet. 
  4. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes.
  5. Once cooled, peel skin off the pumpkin.
  6. Add pumpkin to food processor and blend until creamy.
  7. Reserve ½ cup of pumpkin in the food processor and store the remainder in an airtight container for later use.
  8. Add coconut milk, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg to the food processor and blend until well combined.
  9. Add to your favorite coffee/espresso and mix well. Creamer can be saved in the refrigerator for one week.

Nutritional Information 

Serving size: ¼ cup of creamer added to coffee/espresso

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 135
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Protein: .5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g

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