Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer
I know it’s basic Betty territory, but I really do love it when pumpkin spice latte season rolls around each year. I think for me, it signifies the turn of the seasons and signals the official end to summer. Nothing against summer, but fall, and the months leading into the holidays, equal my wheelhouse for joy.
In my defense, I have always loved the coffee portion of this craze the most for this seasonal treat. I will admit it has gotten a bit out of hand with pumpkin spice eeeeverything, but if you are like me and go cuckoo for that creamy flavor mixed with your morning java, you have to give this a whirl.
It is super easy to make your own pumpkin spice creamer at home. You can mix this with your own choice of coffee, and nowadays, you can get a fairly priced espresso maker and get down to the business of making your very own legit lattes.Jump to Recipe
So, if you have about 15 minutes to spare and only a few ingredients, you can whip up a batch of your own pumpkin spice creamer that is made with organic ingredients and lasts for up to a week in the fridge. If you are local to the Hilton Head-Bluffton area, we have so many great coffee roasters here to choose from as well.
I love to use Pluff Mud Beans from Corner Perk in Downtown Bluffton in my coffee and espresso makers. Corner Perk also sells their coffee online and ships anywhere if you are not local and want to give it a whirl. I find their Pluff Mud blend to be pure perfection and it is also their best seller.
Some other great options are picking up some nice strong beans from Grind Coffee Roasters in Bluffton, SC. They have some super potent options that I really love and they roast them right here in town. The Espresso Blend will straight up knock your socks off and add hair to your chest. Grind Coffee Roasters also sells and ships their coffee for out of towners, and they do some amazing collabs with local Burnt Church Distillery to offer whiskey coffee and coffee blends aged in whiskey barrels.
Hilton Head Coffee is new to the scene and has a variety of delicious roasts made right here in their store on Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Coffee also sells and ships and they offer free shipping on all orders over $50. Plenty of Christmas ideas here for those coffee lovers that you love!
So stock on up and try adding this delicious creamer for flavor. The half and half can also be swapped out for eggnog in the Christmas months to keep the holiday spirits alive!
Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer
- Small Saucepan
- Coffee Mugs Glass mugs are prettiest, but not required
- 1½ cups heavy cream -or- half & half
- 2 tbsp pumpkin puree
- 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
- 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- Add all ingredients except cinnamon sticks to a small saucepan over medium heat and whisk to combine.
- Once ingredients have incorporated, add the cinnamon sticks and increase the heat to medium high heat.
- Bring mixture to a boil, whisking occasionally for about one minute.
- Remove from heat and allow the creamer to cool down in the pan a bit (about five minutes) before serving in coffee.
- Add sugar or sweetener to coffee that is to your normal liking (the creamer isn't super sweet), then add creamer and a sprinkle of cinnamon to the top for flair.