Pumpkin Spiced Latte

When the weather turns chilly, warm yourself with this pumpkin spiced recipe.

Pumpkin Spiced Latte
PREP TIME 30 minutes COOK TIME 5 minutes MAKES 8- 10

Ingredients

  • Syrup:
  • 1 small pumpkin
  • 400ml of water
  • 200ml of maple syrup
  • 250ml agave syrup
  • 6 teaspoons of ground ginger
  • 4 sticks of cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • Drink:
  • 2 shots of espresso
  • 6 tablespoons of the homemade pumpkin syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of double cream

Preparation method

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 180°C.
  2. With your small pumpkin, skin and dice the pumpkin before placing onto a baking tray and putting into the oven to bake until it has turn slightly golden in colour.
  3. Place the pumpkin into a blender along with the agave syrup and blitz.
  4. Place the now blended pumpkin into a sauce pan along with the other ingredients and stir before bringing to the boil. Reduce the heat of the saucepan, leaving the pan to simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Using a fine sieve, strain the syrup before placing into a sterile jar to store.
  6. Take your chosen glass, placing the 2 shot of espresso before adding the 6 tablespoons of syrup.
  7. In a small mixing bowl, add the double cream before slightly whipping and placing onto the top of the coffee. Finish by serving with grated nutmeg on top.