So with Fall here in all its glory, pumpkins are everywhere, the Pumpkin Spice Latte is coming back to Starbucks and all is right in the world.

But what to do on those evenings where it is just too cold to get in your car and drive to Starbucks to have your favorite fall drink? Well, why don’t you try making it?

With this very easy to follow and very quick recipe you can be enjoying an even better Pumpkin Spice latte in less than 10 minutes.

Pumpkin pie spice isn't just for fall lattes
Photo courtesy of: Tribune News Service Campus

What you will need is the following:

1 cup of milk

1 tablespoon of white sugar

1 tablespoon pumpkin puree

1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

¼ cup brewed espresso

What you will want to do is:

  1. Whisk the half a cup of milk, sugar, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over low heat. Let the mixture simmer for five minutes. Whisk in the remaining half a cup of milk.
  2. Pour the milk mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove the pulp. Then return the mixture to the saucepan and let it simmer, while you are still whisking away, for two minutes. Add the espresso and whisk until the mixture is foamy or for one minute.

This recipe is easy to follow and it goes very quickly.

Enjoy your favorite fall drink without having to leave the comfort of your home.