Pumpkin Coffee Creamer

I don’t know if I’m a complete dud or what.  I have tried almost every pumpkin spice “latte” (they’re really misto) recipes online.  I haven’t found one with a flavor and texture that I truly love.  I was playing around in the kitchen, and discovered I loved the flavor of the milk/cream part.  I decided to make my failed latte experiments turn into a delicious creamer to add to my coffee.  Let’s be honest with each other.  Nothing tastes as amazeballs as Starbucks so why not take it in a similar direction?  I’m talking a homemade pumpkin coffee creamer recipe.

I personally hate the flavor of artificial sugars and ingredients.  I can’t eat or drink sugar-free anything, including the chemical laden creamers of the powdered variety.  Not to mention how horrible sugar-free goods are for your body and digestion.  Before I was educated on the evils of sugar-free,  I tried to make myself like it.  I just couldn’t take the flavor or aftertaste.

I love how this recipe gives me the hint of pumpkin I crave.  If you want your pumpkin kicked-up-a-notch, serve it with your favorite pumpkin spice coffee and syrup.

How perfect would this be to have in your mug while trick-or-treating with the little ones?!


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk of your choice or half-and-half if you’re feeling naughty
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons white chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions:
  1. Blend all ingredients together in a blender
  2. Pour desired amount of creamer into hot, freshly brewed coffee of choice
  3. Optional: sprinkle pumpkin pie spice on top.  You can add whipped cream to if you want to treat yourself.

If you prefer a more latte/misto experience you can warm the milk up in the microwave.  That way you can add more pumpkin creamer without cooling off your coffee.  For a more Starbucks flavor I suggest using espresso.

Make sure to store what’s left of the creamer in an airtight container in your refrigerator.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02640295000088209602 Emma @ Food, Fork and Good

    I love the mug! How awesome is that! Where did you get it from?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15809863342142039316 Niki Caron

    Yum! I love a little pumpkin in my coffee! I actually have all of these ingredients, I’m going to make this right now!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08591194191846919938 Lyndi

    yumm! this sounds delicious, and could be so much less fat than regular creamer you’d buy at the store.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18132607324746373495 Ashlee Christopher

    You are WAY too brilliant for me!! Can’t wait to make this! Plus hilar haha “if your feelin’ naughty” you crack me up!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02044841117895312714 Heather

    OMG this looks amazing!!!!!!!!! I”m obsessed with anything pumpkin flavored :)

    XO
    Pearls & Paws

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14250772812867232700 Andiepants

    I really….reallllllllly need to start making weekends Andrea Bai recipe catch up day! Maybe during the winter holidays…I’ll have a whole 2 weeks to pick all of the fun stuff :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00360168426829451730 The Red Apron

    This looks so sinful Andrea!
    Yum-yum!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16812718292807106583 ChatterBlossom

    Great idea! I hate all that artificial stuff, so this sounds pretty tasty!
    -Jamie
    http://chatterblossom.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13500776863455931725 kingeryt2

    This sounds and looks amazing. Even though we are past Halloween, I want to give this one a try!

    http://thelifeofyouraveragetwenty-something.blogspot.com/