PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE
What is a Pumpkin Spice Latte?
Our Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe, often abbreviated as PSL, combines the rich, warming flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves with the comforting notes of espresso and milk. It's a delightful beverage to cozy up with on a chilly day, signifying the start of fall for many.
PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE (PSL) ELIXIR RECIPE
Made with love and an Elixir Mixer.
- 1.5 cup milk of choice (warm)
- 1 tbsp pumpkin purée
- 2 shots of espresso or ½ cup of strong brewed coffee
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- Whip cream & a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice for garnish (optional)
- In a saucepan, combine the milk and pumpkin purée. Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly to ensure an even blend. Be sure to heat until hot but not boiling.
- Once adequately heated, transfer the milk and pumpkin mixture into your Elixir Mixer.
- To the mixer, add the espresso, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and pumpkin pie spice.
- Turn the Elixir Mixer on speed 2 and whisk until the drink is frothy and the ingredients are seamlessly combined.
- Pour your latte into a mug. If desired, garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice.
Is this PSL as sweet as the Starbucks version?
This recipe is crafted to mirror the iconic Starbucks flavor, but you can always adjust the maple syrup to your liking!
What type of milk works best for a creamy PSL?
While any milk can be used, oat milk or full-fat cow's milk tend to give a creamier texture.
Can I use strong brewed coffee instead of espresso?
Yes, if you don’t have espresso on hand, you can substitute it with ½ cup of strong brewed coffee.
How can I make my PSL frothier?
Ensuring your milk is adequately warm and using the Elixir Mixer on speed 2 should give a nice froth. However, the type of milk used can also impact frothiness, with full-fat cow's milk generally producing the most froth.
Can I make a larger batch for a gathering?
Absolutely! Simply multiply the ingredients by the number of servings you desire and follow the same steps.
Enjoy your homemade Starbucks-inspired Pumpkin Spice Latte! Cheers to fall! 🍂☕
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