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Pumpkin Pie Latte Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Latte Recipe

Enjoy this espresso drink during the holidays or all year round! With just the right amount of spice, it tastes just like the popular version found at gourmet coffee shops.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup hot brewed Easy Espresso
  • Whipped cream, pumpkin pie spice and ground nutmeg, optional


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the milk, pumpkin and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until steaming. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and pie spice. Transfer to a blender; cover and process for 15 seconds or until foamy.
  • 2. Pour into two mugs; add espresso. Garnish with whipped cream and spices if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cup: 234 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

Reviews for Pumpkin Pie Latte

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cindiak User ID: 221828 242048
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2016

"Delicious! I replaced 1 cup of the milk with half and half."

Imreddy2006 User ID: 8150623 238306
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2015


erinmarie78 User ID: 1623503 235924
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2015

"Not terrible, but not what I was expecting either. I agree with the reviewer who said they were expecting something a little richer... this just didn't have much flavor to me, sad to say."

RachelE User ID: 1320859 234320
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2015

"This is very tasty. There are a few other recipes that you can make with their "Easy Espresso" recipe- make sure you click on the link so you can see how to make it.

My husband loves regular iced coffee, so I keep some prepared espresso in the fridge ( to a whole espresso recipe, add 1/3 c sugar if you're making this recipe), and he just adds 4 parts milk for every 1 part espresso."

smbiscoe User ID: 8285557 232641
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2015

"Delish. I don't have an expresso machine, so I just used regular coffee. I did increase the amount of pumpkin after taste testing it. Loved it"

hchambers User ID: 7140928 169110
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2014

"Really enjoyed this, it is nice to make your own instead of running to the coffee house. I increased the sugar a little bit because I like my coffee drinks sweet."

galluch User ID: 7914287 69097
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014

"Loved it. Next time I'll try it iced."

slohooker User ID: 908875 167093
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"Excellent. Next time I might add another Tbls. Of pumpkin just to intensify the pumpkin flavor. Both my husband and our park ranger loved it. EZ to make in the RV without a blender. Used full amount of vanilla, perfect. Rocky Knob VA park hosts."

justgwyn User ID: 8001089 106822
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2014

"Absolutely delicious! I was looking for a healthier recipe than *bucks and this is perfect. I used an immersion blender and lowered the amount of vanilla, per other reviewer's suggestions."

ms11145 User ID: 1604521 167835
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2014

"Here are all my notes: I didn't use the full 2 T. of vanilla. I actually didn't measure. I did up the sugar. Since I have an espresso machine, I didn't heat this mixture as stated. Here is what I did. I mixed everything together and blended with an immersable blender. Then I made the espresso. I pour the pumpkin milk into the frother and frothed the milk like I usually do when making my daily lattes. This is far better than Starbucks as they don't use pumpkin in their lattes. No spices at the bottom of my cup doing it this way."

Carol Z. User ID: 6988013 106821
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2014

"Do you Really mean 2 Tablespoons of vanilla! Sounds like a lot! I too would use Stevia instead of sugar. I may try this with pureed butternut squash. We have lots of it growing in our home garden."

MsPattyinLoveland User ID: 5671128 169109
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2014

"Excellent! I used skim milk and stivea instead to save on calories. My daughter begs me to make this for her each fall."

greatwithoutgluten User ID: 6330173 96651
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"This was very tasty. My husband and I both liked it. I ended up adding a bit more sugar to make it a little sweeter. Topped the whole drink with homemade whipped cream and it was perfect for any fall day!"

homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 169108
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"Very tasty on a cold, winter day. Loved the spiced pumpkin flavor."

tjcompe User ID: 6902136 98399
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

"I loved it until I got towards the bottom of the cup and had to deal with the texture of the pumpkin. That made the whole experience unenjoyable for me :("

mrsjnash User ID: 3432674 106820
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2012

"I found the link to make the Easy Espresso:
I haven't made this yet, but plan to try it soon.  I saw your post from awhile ago and didn't see where anyone had responded to your question.  Hope this helps.
Good luck!"

daisyduke1 User ID: 5677237 69096
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"Excellent! Only fill your blender about 1/3 fill of the steamy milk mixture tho - otherwise it will shoot out the top!Made this Thanksgiving morning and everyone raved about it! So good with our pumpkin muffins!"

Nicplusthree User ID: 6263301 153172
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2011

"Perfect ending to our Thanksgiving feast! I made a decaf version because I'm pregnant, and it was delicious! Creamy, frothy, and just the right amount of pumpkin so it wasn't to overpowering. We will definately be making this again!"

tigercat2 User ID: 3528530 69094
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2011

"Very good taste like the one you get at Starbucks."

Michelle D User ID: 4651271 130316
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

"I was impressed. Would make a again 4 sure."

bargainbarb User ID: 5288185 166502
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"I would like to make this for Thanksgiving day. But I do not know what "easy expresso" is. Is it something I buy in a can and add water to it? I do not have an expresso machine. Please help."

EmilyMoschera User ID: 6191375 167091
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"Excellent! I mixed in a little marshmallow creme with the cool whip on top."

shellym2 User ID: 2212697 166499
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"EXCELLENT! Love it. Substituted Diamond Brand Vanilla unsweetened Almond milk for the milk, and Sweet n low for the sugar. Left out the whipped cream and heated in microwave instead of on stove. Excellent. Tried whisking it, but the blender, as suggested, is best as it mixes the pumpkin more thoroughly. Will make it again many times!"

lengelfam User ID: 5043931 106819
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"Quick and delicious! Sure beats paying nearly $4 at a coffee shop. Thanks"

Anna97 User ID: 6321404 166475
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"i was very dissapointed, i was expecting the rich creamy flavor from our local coffee shops as is stated but it doesn't even come close i thought it was very bland."

suec72104 User ID: 676276 155090
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011


Momma Lama User ID: 5749814 153120
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"Wonderful! Thank you.... thank you!"

queensharon00 User ID: 640700 155089
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2011

"Loved it and had Great Flavor!! Nice afternoon pick me up :)"

dearjeni User ID: 5702645 155088
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011

"soo good! My daughter said it was just like being at the coffee shop!"

Ladybug0707 User ID: 5775157 153162
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011


ctmom05 User ID: 981118 169106
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011

"I haven't tried this yet, but it looks promising. Does the pumpkin blend in well?"

Cindymommyof4 User ID: 4012228 152976
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2011

"Loved it!"

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