In the wise words of Lena Dunham: "The internet says you shouldn't like pumpkin spice lattes so drink them behind closed doors and enjoy them in private."
I have felt the shame of enjoying these seasonal drinks, however that is all they are - SEASONAL DRINKS! They don't define you as some wuss because you're not ordering hardcore black coffee or espresso shots. I love getting into every holiday's spirit, so for the month of November, pumpkin spice lattes it is! These are easy, fun, and festive! I am going to make a batch for Nathan and I tonight to drink while watching a movie!
You will need:
-2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
-2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
-1 tablespoon vanilla extract
-3 tablespoons sugar
-1 1/2 cup whole milk
-6 scoops of ground coffee
-cinnamon for garnish
In a sauce pan add 1 cup of milk 2 tablespoons of pumpkin puree, 2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice, 3 tablespoons of sugar, and 1 tablespoon of vanilla. Stir frequently until the mixture begins to thicken. Set aside and boil water to make your coffee, that is if you are using a french press! Pour the pumpkin spice mixture into your cup followed by desired amount of coffee and finally use the remaining milk as you desire.