Homemade Pumpkin Spice Frappucino

It has actually cooled off the past few days here in Austin… and by cooled off I mean highs of about 98 degrees. But hey, I’ll take what I can get.

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Needless to say, I’m ready for fall to be here, and what better way to welcome fall than with a Pumpkin Spice Frappucino ! This season, I decided to learn how to make my own pumpkin spice coffee, you can choose whether you’d like it as a latte or frappuccino.

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You’ll need:
1 cup milk
1 cup cold coffee
1 cup ice
2 heaping tablespoons of pumpkin
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon sugar (plus more to taste)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon all spice

Cool whip or whip cream for topping

*Be sure to get the canned pumpkin without any preservatives*

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Mix together the pumpkin, milk and spices in a pot over medium heat.

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Froth with a whisk. Bring to a simmer then turn off heat and set aside.

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In a blender combine the coffee and ice.

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Add in the milk and spices and blend until smooth.

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Give it a taste test and add more sugar or sweetener to your taste. Top with cool whip and whip cream and sprinkle with cinnamon.

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Enjoy!

If you prefer a latte, use hot coffee and no ice.

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1 Comment

  1. Tyler September 17, 2012

    Yum. This looks delish! I am definitely going to make one of these soon. It is almost time for pumpkin EVERYTHING!

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