It's fall, so that means pumpkin spice everything =)
I love pumpkin spic lattes, but since giving up sugar in my coffee earlier this year, I refuse to buy the pumpkin spice creamer (and who wants all those ingredients you can't pronounce?).
So, I've been scouring the internet for pumpkin spice creamer recipes. And, I wasn't thrilled about most of them (one called for Truvia, one called for essential oils instead of real spices...).
The first one I found that I liked the ingredients on called for coconut milk. And while it smelled wonderful, I thought it gave my coffee an interesting aftertaste. Or maybe it was just me because I don't really like the taste of coconut ;)
This is what I've come up with.
1 1/2 cup almond milk
1 1/2 cup half and half
1/2 cup pumpkin pie mix
Combine the first 3 ingredients and whisk well. Add the spices and maple syrup to taste. (since I don't like too sweet, I didn't add any beyond what was already in the pumpkin mix). Gently heat until the mix starts steaming. Strain through a fine mesh strainer. Store in the refrigerator.