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spiced pumpkin latte

Spiced  Pumpkin latte

Cafe style
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Continental, diabetic friendly, gluten free, International, Microwave, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 1 person
Calories 118 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the latte

  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin roasted and pureed
  • 2 shots expresso coffee

For the pumpkin spice mix

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 pinch all spice
  • 1 pinch nutmeg (I didn't have any so didn't add)
  • 1/4 tsp dry ginger powder

Add ons

  • whipped cream
  • sweetener (check foot notes)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180
  • Slice the pumpkin into wedges and sprinkle a touch of salt.
  • Place the wedges on a baking tray and roast for about 20 minutes.
  • Scoop the pulp and mash its weel to form a quick puree.
  • Prepare the fresh expresso
  • Blend the spice mix well and set ready
  • Bring the milk to warmth and and add 2 tbsp of pumpkin puree and a bout 1/2 tsp of the pumpkin spice mix to it.
  • Blend this well and froth the milk
  • Into the cup, pour in the expresso followed by the frothed milk mix.
  • Top this with a dollop of cream and spirnkle a bit more pumkin spice on top.
  • Enjoy sipping this beautiful warmth.

Notes

The pumpkin spice mix can be multiplied and stored in air-tight containers.
Prepare the pumpkin puree ahead or swap to a can if you need a really fast fix.
Zapp the milk in the microwave for a quick one.
If adding sweetener add it to the milk when adding the pumpkin puree.

Nutrition

Serving: 240gCalories: 118kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 9gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 157mgPotassium: 472mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13g
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