This homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte is cheaper than coffee shops and still so DELICIOUS! This latte is going to become a popular fall drink along with our Apple Cider.

Pumpkin spice latte in a glass cup topped with whipped cream and syrup.

If you like pumpkin flavor, you’ll have to try our other pumpkin recipes. The pumpkin pancakes or our pumpkin turnovers are really popular and a must-try.

HOMEMADE PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE-

You are not going to believe how fast and easy it is to make this pumpkin spice latte at home, and you don’t need a fancy coffee machine or espresso machine! The strong, rich, and flavorful coffee is mixed with a delicious pumpkin flavored milk mixture, so good.

What is a latte? A latte is simply a coffee drink that is made with espresso and steamed milk and that’s what this recipe is here!
Pumpkin spice latte in a glass cup topped with whipped cream and cinnamon.

INGREDIENTS-

All you need is just 6 simple ingredients to make this pumpkin spice recipe.

  • COFFEE– You want to use strong coffee for this recipe. You can use brewed espresso shots or make strong coffee in your coffee maker or by using instant coffee.
  • MILK– We used whole milk for this latte recipe but you can also use 2% or skim milk in this recipe. You can also make this dairy-free by using non-dairy milk such as almond milk, soy milk, or coconut milk.
  • PUMPKIN PUREE– Canned pumpkin puree goes great for this recipe. You can also use fresh pumpkin for more natural flavors.
  • PUMPKIN PIE SPICE-This spice is packed with flavors from cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg which gives the latte so much flavor! 
  • SUGAR– To sweeten up the latte, add granulated sugar to the mixture. You can also use maple syrup or any of your favorite sweeteners as a substitute for sugar.
  • VANILLA EXTRACT– enhances the flavors in the latte!
A glass of pumpkin spice latte being held in the air.

HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE-

This Starbucks copycat recipe is so easy to make and everyone is going to be asking for more! Have this drink ready to enjoy in under 10 minutes!

  1. In a small saucepan, heat the pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice and sugar until the mixture is warmed.
  2. Slowly whisk in the milk and vanilla. Continue whisking until the mixture is fully combined and cook on medium heat until the mixture slightly starts to simmer.
  3. Remove from the heat and pour in the hot espresso or strong coffee.
  4. Pour the latte into serving mugs and enjoy.
CHEF’S TIP– Top the latte with whipped cream and pumpkin spice sauce for the ultimate coffee shop experience at home!
Strong coffee being poured into the pumpkin spice mixture.

ICED PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE-

This recipe makes for the BEST iced pumpkin spice latte. We love enjoying this latte recipe over ice all year round!

  1. Prepare the recipe according to instructions and allow the latte to cool.
  2. Serve over ice.
  3. Top the iced coffee with whipped cream and pumpkin pie syrup.
  4. Enjoy!
Iced pumpkin spice latte on a mason jar topped with whipped cream and syrup.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

How do I make strong coffee with instant coffee?

Add 2-3 Tbsps of instant coffee to 2/3 cup of boiling water and mix.

How many shots of espresso do I need for this recipe?

You want to use 2-3 shots of espresso for this recipe, depending on the strength you like your beverages.

How to reheat pumpkin spice latte?

Just reheat the latte in a saucepan or in the microwave.

Do I have to use coffee?

You can totally opt out of the coffee and make it a chai latte by adding chai tea to the mixture.

Can I make this latte dairy-free?

Yes, substitute the milk for any non-dairy milk for a dairy-free pumpkin spice latte and you’ll still have great results.

Pumpkin spice latte in a glass mug topped with whipped cream.

OTHER drink recipes-

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

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5 from 3 votes
This homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s cheaper than coffee shops yet is so DELICIOUS! This latte is going to become a popular fall drink along with our Apple Cider.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, heat the pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, and sugar until the mixture is warmed.
  • Slowly add in the milk and vanilla. Continue whisking until the mixture is fully combined. Continue cooking on medium heat until the mixture slightly starts to simmer.
  • Remove from the heat and pour in the hot espresso or strong coffee.
  • Pour the latte into serving mugs and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 6gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 82mgPotassium: 321mgFiber: 1gSugar: 28gVitamin A: 2634IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 219mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)