There’s nothing like a little pumpkin flavor to brighten up a fall day. This recipe for pumpkin spice coffee is my variation on a classic, adjusted to suit my taste and my diet. This pumpkin spice coffee drink has a strong pumpkin flavor and a low calorie profile.
Pumpkin Spice Coffee Recipe: (serves 1)
- 1/2 cup skim milk
- 1/2 cup strong coffee or espresso
- 1 tbsp pureed pumpkin (typically sold in a can)
- 1 tbsp Splenda brand sweetener (sucralose)
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- dollop of frozen whipped topping
- pinch of cinnamon
Combine the coffee, milk, spice and pumpkin in a saucepan and whisk vigorously over medium heat until thoroughly mixed. Do not boil the mixture. When all components have combined, remove from heat and add sweetener. Pour into a mug, place a dollop of whipped topping and sprinkle a dash of cinnamon on top. Serve immediately.
It’s a simple drink to prepare but the result is a warm treat perfect for cool days!