pumpkin-spiced latte recipe

a healthy twist on the classic pumpkin-spiced latte (PSL)

if there’s ever been a year to “write-off”, 2020’s it! as we head into autumn one of dubai residents’ guilty pleasures has also fallen prey to the curse of 2020! Yes, sadly, due to operational issues (sort it out starbucks!) we’ve lost that classic sugar-laden beverage, the pumpkin-spiced latte (PSLs)!

but fear not young coffee pilgrim, we’re here with a tasty, healthier recipe to recreate your very own pumpkin-spiced lattes, that will keep you warm during the cooler months! read on to find out how you too, with just a few simple ingredients,  can recreate this classic drink from the comfort of your own home.

unfortunately, PSLs won’t be available this year due to business and operations reasons. we encourage you to stay tuned on our channels for our upcoming drinks

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basic brewing specs

coffee: 16g or 1 aeropress scoop

grind: fine

water: 220g

water temp: 185°f / 85°c

brew ratio: approx. 1:14

brewing time: 1min 50secs

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16g of your favorite brewed organic coffee

almond, coconut, or oat milk (amount will vary depending on your desired level of creaminess)

½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

1 tablespoon organic canned pumpkin

vanilla stevia, allulose, or monk fruit to taste

cinnamon (to sprinkle on top)

RIP pumpkin-spiced latte

step-by-step PSL recipe

our own pumpkin spice latte recipe is taken from the author of ketotarian and is a healthy upgrade to the sugary starbucks classic! plant-based and keto-friendly, it removes the massive amounts of sugar associated with the original and replaces it with stevia, allulose, monk fruit, or another low-carb, natural sweetener.

these alternatives not only taste great but will keep you satiated and avoid that “hangry” crash that’s associated with a massive sugar hit! happy brewing.

step 01. brew your coffee (we like to use the aeropress which provides a little more body to the coffee)

step 02. add in milk, pumpkin pie spice, organic canned pumpkin, and the alternative natural sweetener of your choice

step 03. mix it with a milk frother

step 04. top with a sprinkle of cinnamon and voila, your very own, healthily upgraded, pumpkin-spiced latte

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