Pumpkin Spice Latte

2 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (store-bought or homemade, see directions below)
2 cups milk
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup freshly brewed coffee

In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk together pumpkin purée, pumpkin pie spice, milk, syrup, and vanilla extract. Cook, whisking constantly, until mixture starts to steam.

Remove from heat and pour mixture into a blender. Cover, hold the lid on tightly, and blend for about 15 seconds, or until frothy.

Make the coffee.

Divide coffee and milk mixture between two mugs.

*for pumpkin spice tea latte, substitute chai tea for brewed coffee

*if you don’t have pumpkin pie spice, substitute:

2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Mix all ingredients together with a fork and store in a clean spice jar with a lid.

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