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A mug of pumpkin spice caramel latte with a blueberry muffin in the back and a creamer with caramel

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Latte

Alyssa & Marissa
Steamed milk with a shot of espresso combined with homemade pumpkin spice caramel.
Total Time 15 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Butter
  • 2/3 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 3 Tbsp Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/2 Tsp Pumpkin Spice
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 Shot Espresso or Strong Coffee
  • 1 Cup Milk We used whole milk but you can use your favorite milk.

Instructions
 

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat add the sugar.
  • Stir until it begins to melt and turns brown with no lumps
    **Make sure to keep a close eye on it as it will burn easily.
  • Add the butter and stir in until melted.
  • Slowly a little at a time add the heavy cream, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and add the pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, vanilla extract, and sea salt.
  • Stir until combined and smooth.
  • Allow it to come to room temperature for about 10 minutes.
  • In a mug add 2-3 tablespoons of the pumpkin spice caramel sauce.
  • Add one shot of espresso or strong hot coffee to the mug, stir together.
  • Using a frother add 1 cup of milk and froth it according to manufacture instructions.
  • Not using a frother: Add 1 cup of warm milk to a mason jar with a lid. Shake for 1-2 minutes.
    **It may be hot so use a towel and make sure it does not slip.
    Or in a small saucepan add 1 cup of milk over medium-low heat. Whisk vigorously until frothy.
  • Add milk to the mug
  • Add a sprinkle of pumpkin spice on top or a drizzle of the pumpkin spice caramel.
Keyword at home coffee, coffee, latte, pumpkin, pumpkin spice