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How Do You Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte?

9/9/2009 11:55:32 AM

Tags: Latte, Coffe, Pumpkin, Fall, Seasonal, Recipes

Stephanie 

Anyone who remotely knows me understands that I am virtually useless in the morning until my first cup of coffee sets in. From the distinct aroma to the amazing taste, I love everything about coffee.

Once a week, I’ll indulge in a latte from my favorite local coffee shop, Kaladi Coffe. One of the greatest things about this coffee house is its ability to tailor a few drinks to the coming season. For the regulars (dare I say “coffee junkies”), these drinks are almost a signal of the end of one season and the beginning of another. Besides the obvious change in temperature and the abundance of leaves crunching under my feet, I always know when fall is coming because of the pumpkin spice lattes.

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Although it is technically still summer, my latte is slightly orange and smells just like fall. With the help of a few baristas, we came up with this pumpkin spice mixture.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

• 2 teaspoons nutmeg
• 4 teaspoons ginger
• 2 teaspoons allspice
• 7 teaspoons cinnamon (if you like the mixture sweeter, add another teaspoon of cinnamon)

1. Mix herbal spices together.

2. Sprinkle on your coffee. Enjoy!


Are you a passionate coffee lover? What seasonal drinks to you like? Leave me a comment and let's chat about it!



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