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Spiced Pumpkin Latte

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To celebrate a very nice article about the show in our local paper, Rebecca has come up with a delicious homemade version of the popular pumpkin spice latte. Now you can enjoy this tasty, hot beverage anytime of year without having to wait in line!
Ingredients
For the pumpkin spice syrup
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 Small
  Clove 1 Small
  Fresh ginger slices 1 Medium
  Canned pumpkin puree 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For the latte
  Strong coffee 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Put the nutmeg in the coffee filter, tie the filter with a twine.
2. Slice the ginger, set aside.

MAKING
3. In a pot combine ginger, nutmeg pouch, clove and cinnamon stick.
4. Pour water, cover it with a lid and bring the water to a boil.
5. Once it reaches to a boil add the pumpkin puree, stir and combine until smooth.
6. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
7. Pour the milk in a container and microwave it for 1 minute.
8. Once done remove and blend using an emulsion blender to make the milk frothy.
9. Pour the coffee in the milk.
10. Once the syrup is ready, remove all the spices and add the sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved over low heat.
11. Pour the coffee in a coffee mug and add 1 ½ tablespoon of the syrup in a coffee cup.
12. Stir and dissolve the syrup.

SERVING
13. Serve the spiced pumpkin latte with fresh whipped cream and sprinkle nutmeg.

NOTE
The syrup can be stored in a mason jar for 2-3 weeks.

Things You Will Need
Coffee filter
Emulsion blender

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Beverage
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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