Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte - Stay in your flannel pj’s and fuzzy slippers. Make this latte at home and save money!

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin spice latte season already? But I must admit I make these all year. Don’t judge me, it’s one of my many flaws.  If you haven’t already learned to make these at home you should give this a try.  This recipe is the closest I’ve come to tasting like Starbuck’s. Plus I’m going to share a tip with you on storage and usage.

pumpkin spice latte

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer.


Strain it and use it! It’s that easy.


And now for the tip…I store mine in a mason jar.  I found a tip on Pinterest (morewithlesstoday) to use the pour spout off of a juice carton or other container with the same spout.


Open the juice container and cut out around the spout leaving enough room to trace and trim to fit your jar lid.

Trace the lid onto the container and cut out. Pop it into the jar ring and Ta Da!


It works great! You can do this for just about anything you pour out of a jar.


Ok, back to the Pumpkin Spice Latte.


Pull 2 shots of espresso.  Sometimes more if you are me. It depends on the comfort cup choice of the moment for me.  Add 3 to 4 tablespoons of the pumpkin spice syrup, steam the milk, combine and enjoy!


Now you can stay in your flannel pj’s and fuzzy slippers.  You don’t have to leave home to spend $5 on a Pumpkin Spice Latte.

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5 from 3 votes

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 pint


  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree fresh or canned
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice


  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally to keep syrup from burning.
  • Let the mixture cook together until it becomes syrupy and begins to coat the spoon (for about 10-15 minutes), then remove from heat.
  • Refrigerate in a heat-proof container.
  • The syrup will thicken a bit in the refrigerator but will become syrupy again when heated.
  • To make the latte pull 2 shots of espresso, pour in 3 to 4 tablespoons of syrup and fill with steamed milk.



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  1. Reply

    Yum! And I love the mason jar pour spout idea. Genius!

  2. Reply

    Yummy! I order my favorite holiday drinks year-round too! Or make them in my Keurig. Thanks for sharing on the Small Victories Sunday Linkup!

  3. Reply

    Hi! Visiting from The Creative Corner. This looks delicious! TFS!

    1. Reply

      Thanks Amy!

  4. Reply

    ooh great idea, will have to give this a whirl

  5. Reply

    Good morning! I love this post. I found it at Delicious Dish Tuesday linkup! I really like the recipe and will attempt soon, but I LOVE your mason jar pouring lid idea even better! Such a fun and easy way to make pouring from mason jars mess-free! Thank you for sharing 🙂 ~Talitha @ Doing It All with Dignity

    1. Reply

      Thank you Talitha!

  6. Reply

    yummy! i love pumpkin spice lattés!

  7. Reply

    This looks scrumptious. I’m not a regular PSL drinker but I do love the way it leaves that wonderful scent. Thanks for sharing on Tuesday Talk today.

    1. Reply

      Thank you Michelle!

  8. Reply

    Hmmmm….looks so yummy! 🙂 #SmallVictories

  9. Reply

    I think I’m the only person in the world who hasn’t tried a Pumpkin Spiced Latte. I’m a creature of habit and stick to just my skinny vanilla latte. I think I’m eventually going to have to give in and give it a go.

    Thanks for sharing on the #FFBH <3

    1. Reply

      Thanks for stopping in Lissette! It’s ok you stick to the skinny vanilla latte, everyone has their favorite.

  10. Reply

    I love pumpkin spice lattes, these look so good! Thanks for sharing at What’d You Do This Weekend?!

  11. Reply

    I’ve never tried a flavoured latte. Sounds interesting and love your pouring tip #FestiveFoodFriday

  12. Reply

    thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. Watch for your feature tomorrow. xo

  13. Reply

    That looks great. I will be featuring this tonight at my Fall into Fall party that opens at 8pm EST. Please stop by and pick up an I’ve Been Featured button. Thanks. https://diybydesign.blogspot.com

  14. Reply

    I am a huge fan of anything latte or pumpkin so putting them together is heavenly for me. YUM. Thanks for linking up another fab post. #sharewithme

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