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Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

The best Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte copycat recipe on the 'net. Plus you can store it in your fridge for 2 weeks.
Course Beverage
Author The Art of Doing Stuff

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of Pumpkin Pie filling this stuff is presweetened and spiced
  • 1/2 cup of Condensed Milk Partly Skim/Low fat if you can find it is best
  • 1 cup lightly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 " of fresh ginger sliced into 4 pieces
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg quickly toast over medium heat for a few seconds
  • Espresso
  • 2 % milk
  • Whipped Cream

Instructions

  • Combine dark brown sugar with water in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Once sugar is dissolved add cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg and simmer until the syrup is the thickness of maple syrup. (it will thicken even more when it cools)
  • Put a lid on the saucepan and allow mixture to steep for half an hour.
  • Meanwhile, mix together 1 cup of pumpkin pie filling with 1/2 cup of condensed milk.
  • Once the syrup has steeped, strain out the whole spices, then mix it into the pumpkin and condensed milk.
  • Add 1 shot of espresso to coffee cup (1 ounce). Mix in 2.5 Tablespoons of the Pumpkin Syrup. Fill cup with 6 ounces of steamed 2% milk. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon.