1 cup skim milk
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (recipe follows)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
2-3 tablespoons Splenda (or sweetener of choice, brown sugar or maple sy)
Blend all the ingredients in your fancy blender. Hint hint, I want one of these for Christmas!
Warm the pumpkin milk mixture in the microwave for a few seconds before adding it to your coffee.
Pour 1 cup of brewed coffee into a mug and pour about half a cup of the pumpkin over the top and stir. You can add a little whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon if you want.
makes about 2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg*
Blend all spices together, working out any lumps that might occur. Store in an airtight container.
*To grate nutmeg, just run the whole nutmeg over the microplane to grate.