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Fall is upon us and there’s no better way to celebrate the season than by filling your kitchen with the smell of pumpkin and your stomach with warm pumpkin goodies. 


1. DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte (because I’m running out of money for my daily $5 PSL)


For Latte:

  • ¼ cup pumpkin sauce 

  • 2 oz. espresso

  • 8 oz. milk of choice

  • Whipped cream and cinnamon, to garnish

For Pumpkin Sauce:

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree 

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ½ tsp. Pumpkin spice seasoning 


  1. Prepare the espresso.

  2. Warm and froth milk (you can do this by heating it on the stove and whisking it).

  3. Make pumpkin sauce (place pumpkin sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and simmer about 10 minutes and then in a food processor and process til smooth).

  4. Add pumpkin sauce into frothed milk-espresso mixture.

  5. Top with whipped cream, and sprinkle with cinnamon.

  6. Enjoy!


2. Pumpkin Pancakes


  • 1 ½ cups milk of choice 

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree 

  • 1 egg 

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil 

  • 2 tbsp vinegar

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 tbsp brown sugar 

  • 2 tsp baking powder 

  • 1 tsp baking soda 

  • 1 tsp ground allspice 

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 

  • ½ tsp ground ginger 

  • ½ tsp salt 


  1. In a bowl, mix together milk, pumpkin, egg, oil, and vinegar. 

  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, allspice, cinnamon, ginger, and salt. Stir into the pumpkin mixture just enough to combine. 

  3. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium heat. Pour the batter in and brown on each side. 


3. Pumpkin Cream Cold Foam 


  • ¼ cup milk of choice

  • ½ tsp maple syrup (or your preferred sweetener)

  • ½ tsp pumpkin puree

  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

  • ¼ tsp pumpkin pie spice 

  • pinch of salt

  • cold brew


  1. In a measuring cup combine the cold milk, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice and salt. 

  2. In a milk frother froth the milk until it reaches a whipped-cream-like foam consistency. 

  3. Pour that over your favorite cold brew.

Junior student at SLU just trying to give her mom something to put on the fridge.
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