Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte

It’s almost fall, which basically means that it’s PUMPKIN SPICE SEASON!

Every food and drink company want to cash in on the belief that if they make it, you’ll buy it because it’s Fall. Bikini season is over so we might as well start carb-loading until Boxing Day.


All the whipped cream


While the most famous Pumpkin Spice hot drink is from Starbucks, wouldn’t it be nice if you could make it in the comfort of your own home?

Good news! Here’s a super quick recipe to make your own, delicious PSL.



  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup hot brewed coffee

For the top:

  • Whipped cream
  • Dash pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cinnamon sticks


How to make a pumpkin spice latte


  1. In a saucepan, heat milk (don’t boil), pumpkin and sugar over medium heat until hot.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, the vanilla and coffee.
  3. Pour into 2 large mugs.
  4. Top with whipped cream, dash pumpkin pie spice and a cinnamon stick.
  5. Take a photo for Instagram

Bonus Alternative recipe:

  1. Add pumpkin puree to the milk while heating, strain through a sieve
  2. Add the spice, vanilla and coffee



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Make your own delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte in only 4 steps! (well 5 kinda)



  1. Rae W

    September 1, 2017 at 5:14 am

    This looks so delicious! I’m gonna have to try it when the weather cools

    Mindful Rambles

  2. The Barefoot Angel

    September 1, 2017 at 5:36 am

    Ooh – I’ve been looking at making some of my favourites at home, since I so rarely get to go to Starbucks. I will have to add this recipe to the list! Thank you! 🙂

    1. jamesrcsmith

      September 1, 2017 at 2:33 pm

      That’s great! The home-whipped cream really makes it taste luxurious. If you don’t like coffee, a hot chocolate with the Pumpkin Spice and whipped cream is really good too.

  3. Kelly

    September 1, 2017 at 7:25 am

    I love PSLs, but as much as I love them, it’s hard to shell out $5 every time I’m craving one! This looks like a great solution – definitely giving it a try! Thanks!

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