Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Latte


Pumpkin Spice Latte, Courtesy: www.marthastewart.com
Pumpkin Spice Latte, Courtesy: http://www.marthastewart.com

A latte is a coffee drink made with espresso and steamed milk, not to be confused with a cappuccino, which consists of espresso and steamed milk with a thick top layer of milk foam. During the cool of the Fall, I like to indulge in seasonal tastes, such as ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon – all of which are found in this Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Ingredients:
1 cup milk
1 cinnamon stick
1 whole nutmeg
1/2-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced
1 cup espresso or very strong coffee
Whipped cream for serving
Cinnamon for garnish
1/4 cup granulated sugar

Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger to a boil.
  2. Turn off heat and cover.
  3. Let mixture steep for 30 minutes.
  4. Divide espresso between 4 cups.
  5. Strain milk and divide between the 4 cups.
  6. Top each with dollop of whipped cream and dusting of cinnamon.
  7. Serve hot.

Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:

  • I used ground nutmeg instead of whole nutmeg.

Yield: 4 lattes

Source: http://www.marthastewart.com

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