One of the best parts of Fall is the annual return of the pumpkin spice craze. I like to celebrate by making my own Dairy-Free Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte at home! Homemade pumpkin creamer is mixed with traditional dairy-free latte ingredients, all while using a from-scratch pumpkin spice blend. This iced latte is a serious treat!
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Have you ever been in the mood for a pumpkin spice latte, but you didn't want to leave the warm comforts of home? Well, then I have the perfect recipe for you!
As you may know, I love to take classic recipes and give them a healthy or vegan twist. While PSLs are insanely delicious, they are also full of dairy. These lattes are so delicious, they should be accessible to everyone!
This is where my Dairy-Free Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte was born. I also shake up this latte by not only making it plant-based but by making my own pumpkin spice blend! Seriously, it's so easy that you'll make it again and again.
I also make my own homemade pumpkin creamer so that you can add it to any coffee drink this autumn! With a base of coconut cream and pumpkin puree, this creamer can turn any drink into a pumpkin-spiced beverage. It is so useful to keep in the fridge for up to 1 week.
With all of these homemade elements in this amazing latte, you'll never crave a coffeehouse pumpkin spice latte again!
The main component in this simple homemade Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe is the creamy pumpkin flavor and the coffee. To make your drink, you’ll use:
One of the essential elements of this Dairy-Free Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte is the actual pumpkin spice blend. It is very simple to make, plus, you can make a larger batch and save some for baking!
To make homemade Pumpkin Spice, combine these spices:
That's it! This delicious blend is perfect for lattes, cookies, cakes, pies, pudding, or all things pumpkin.
This recipe calls for homemade dairy-free pumpkin creamer, which is super useful to keep in the fridge. This creamer adds tons of flavor to a variety of drinks and sweets, so make it often and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Some great uses for pumpkin creamer are:
Absolutely! If you’d like to switch things up with the type of plant-based milk that you use—–that’s totally fine! The world of plant-based milk is constantly expanding. From the classics like coconut milk, cashew milk, soy milk and almond milk, we now have delicious options like oat milk, and even potato and quinoa milk.
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For the Homemade Creamer:
Whisk together all ingredients in a bowl until combined and smooth. Refrigerate for until ready to use. NOTE: The longer that it is refrigerated, the thicker it gets.
For the Pumpkin Spice blend:
In a bowl, mix together the cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and ground cloves until combined.
For the Latte:
To serve, fill ice into a 12 or 16-ounce glass and pour the oat milk followed by: cold brew, pumpkin creamer, and maple syrup, stirring until combined. Top with coconut whipped cream and a pinch or two of pumpkin spice blend, if desired.
Sip and enjoy!
Yes! You can definitely switch things up by serving this Dairy-Free Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte hot or cold whenever you chose to. To serve hot, simply warm the homemade pumpkin creamer.
Then add the milk to a saucepan over medium-low heat and allow it to warm through. Pour the milk in a mug and top with the warm pumpkin creamer, stir, add dollops of coconut whipped cream, and enjoy!
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