Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte
 
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When you get the urge for your favorite Pumpkin Spice Latte but can't get to the coffeehouse, try this version at home! Recipe source: Cheerios & Lattes
Serves: ~2 cups of syrup, enough for LOTS of Lattes!
Ingredients
Syrup Ingredients:
  • 1 and ½ cups sugar
  • 1 and ½ cups water
  • 2-3 Tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
Latte Ingredients:
  • 2-3 Tablespoons milk, half and half or heavy cream*
  • 2-3 Tablespoons prepared pumpkin syrup*
  • Brewed coffee
  • Whipped Cream
  • Caramel Sauce
Instructions
Syrup Directions:
  1. In a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine water and sugar and whisk together to combine.
  2. Heat until the sugar has dissolved, but don't allow to come to a boil.
  3. Add pumpkin and spices, and carefully whisk together.
  4. Maintain low heat for five minutes - don't allow to boil.
  5. Allow the syrup to cool to room temperature, then store in refrigerator for 3-4 weeks.
Latte Directions:
  1. Brew your favorite coffee.
  2. In the bottom of a large mug, combine a few tablespoons of milk and a few tablespoons of syrup.
  3. Fill mug with coffee, and top with whipped cream and caramel sauce.
  4. *adjust to your tastes
  5. Enjoy!
Recipe by Lemon Sugar at http://lemon-sugar.com/2012/10/homemade-pumpkin-spice-latte.html/