Autumn has well and truly arrived. I love sweater weather, leaves changing colours, chilly evenings and, of course, pumpkin in all forms.
Famous spicy, comforting, sugary treat is loved by many, however the addiction to Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte can get very expensive ;)
To makes 2 lattes you will need:
2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
spices: 1/2 tsp ground ginger, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg, ground black pepper
2 tbsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp sugar
2 cups whole milk
2 shots espresso or strong brewed coffee
In a small saucepan cook the pumpkin with a pinch of black pepper over medium heat until it's hot. Add spices and cook for 2 more minutes stirring constantly. Add sugar and stir the mixture until it's brown and bubbling.
Warm the milk, pour it into the blender, add vanilla extract and process until frothy.