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Pumpkin Spice Latte
Perfect for autumn

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte is our favorite autumn beverage. This simple recipe is made with pumpkin puree, warm spices, and whipped cream.

Pumpkin Spice Latte
No autumn beverage is more famous than Pumpkin Spice Latte. And rightfully so. This beautiful drink is perfect for autumn as it warms your body and soul. We make it from scratch using homemade puree and warm spices like ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. We like serving it with a generous dollop of whipped cream. It's the best.

The best autumn warm beverage - Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte is our favorite warm beverage on cold autumn and winter days. These are the top reasons why:

  • a rich drink that we like to treat as a dessert
  • it looks beautiful, and your loved ones will love it
  • the preparation is quick, especially if we already have pumpkin puree at hand
  • great drink for Christmas, Halloween, or Mother's day
  • gluten-free

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Essential ingredients

We made this wonderful Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe for SPAR. This recipe is quick, easy, and super yummy. Here are the essential ingredients that make it irresistible.

Pumpkin Purée - you can make homemade Pumpkin Purée by following the instructions, or you can use store-bought.

Espresso - Use a coffee machine or a Moka pot to make 80ml (1/3 cup) of espresso coffee.

Maple Syrup - adds a natural sweetness with a subtle maple aroma that makes it perfect.

Spices - warm spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and ginger create a magical beverage full of warmth.

Cream - Add a generous dollop of whipped cream on top of the Pumpkin Spice Latte to add some more coziness and make it dreamy.

How to make Pumpkin Spice Latte at home (video)

Check this quick video to master this Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe at home.



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Thanks to Spar Slovenija for all the amazing ingredients and for sponsoring this post. 

Lets get cooking!

  • serves
  • baking pumpkin (for puree)
  • beverage prep:


  • pumpkin puree (optional)

    Preheat the fan-assisted oven to 210 °C / 410 °F. Peel the butternut squash and cut it in half. Remove the seeds and cut the squash into small 1cm x 1cm (1/2-inch x 1/2-inch) cubes.

  • bučni pire

    Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange the squash on top and place it in the preheated oven. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes at 210 °C / 410 °F or until the squash is soft. Don't over-bake the squash. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool to room temperature. Mix the squash into a smooth puree using an immersion blender or a blender. For one cup of Pumpkin Spice Latte we need 30g (2 tbsp) pumpkin puree.

  • pumpkin spice latte

    Using an electric mixer, whip the whipping cream with sugar until stiff peaks form. Add two shots of espresso into a cup. Combine pumpkin puree, maple syrup, and all the spices in a bowl. Add the warm milk and stir well using a whisk. Pour the milk mixture over the espresso. Arrange three tablespoons of whipped cream on top and sprinkle with chopped pumpkin seeds and a pinch of cinnamon powder.


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