Sunday, October 26, 2008

Yummy Recipe for Pumpkin Spice Latte!

CrockPot Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Skip the coffee house today and make pumpkin spice lattes at home. This recipe really does taste like the real thing----even though it doesn't leave a fluorescent orange stain when you dribble it down your sweater.

The Ingredients.
adapted from Taste of Home's Halloween 2008 edition

--2 cups milk (I used 1%)
--2 T canned pumpkin
--2 T white sugar
--2 T vanilla (not a typo. it asks for tablespoons)
--1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
OR: 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp cloves, 1/8 tsp nutmeg, and a teeny tiny pinch of ground ginger
--1/2 cup brewed espresso or 3/4 cup strong brewed coffee

--garnish with whipped cream (optional)

The Directions.

This will make enough for 2 people to have a big mug with a bit leftover. If you are having friends over, adjust the recipe accordingly. I used a 4-quart crockpot, but as small as a 1.5 quart will work with these amounts.

Add the coffee/espresso and milk to the crockpot. Whisk in the pumpkin, spices, sugar, and vanilla.

Cover and cook on high for 2 hours if everything is cold. Whisk again.

Ladle into mugs, and garnish with whipped cream and additional cinnamon. I added a cinnamon stick to be fancy.


Kelly~MysticalEntities said...

Yum sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing :)

Lana said...

MMMMMM!!! I just copied the recipe for me and my daughter to try. Hope you both are having a great week ~ your latest offerings are wonderful!

Dogpatch Primitives said...

Mmmmm, this sounds wonderful girls!

Lea of Farmhouse Blessings said...

That sounds so good. I can hardly wait to give it a try!