As the leaves change colors and the air turns crisp, there's nothing quite like cozying up with a warm, comforting drink that embodies the essence of fall. Enter the Pumpkin Spice Matcha Latte—a delightful fusion of earthy matcha and the rich, warm notes of pumpkin spice. In just 10 minutes, you can create this seasonal masterpiece and treat yourself to a cup of autumnal joy.
- 200 ml plant milk
- 1 scoop matcha
- 1 tsp maple syrup
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice
- 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1/2 cup plant-based cream
1. Preparing the Matcha:
- Begin by sifting your matcha into a small bowl using a strainer to ensure a smooth consistency.
- Add 70ml of hot water (around 80°C) to the matcha, whisking the mixture with a bamboo whisk or a milk frother until it becomes velvety and free of lumps.
2. Crafting the Pumpkin Cold Foam:
In a separate container, combine plant-based cream, maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice, and pumpkin puree.
Use a milk frother to whisk the ingredients until the mixture thickens into a creamy pumpkin cold foam.
3. Assembling Your Masterpiece:
- Pour your favorite plant milk over ice into a glass, creating a cool and refreshing base for your latte.
- Gently add the prepared matcha mixture to the glass and give it a stir to meld the flavors.
- Finally, crown your creation by spooning the pumpkin cold foam on top, creating a visual masterpiece that mirrors the fall season.
- Take a moment to appreciate the layers of flavor in each sip, as the matcha and pumpkin spice dance on your taste buds.
- Feel free to adjust the sweetness by tweaking the amount of maple syrup according to your preference.
Good to Know:
Pumpkin spice isn't just a flavor enhancer; it also brings potential health benefits. Cinnamon, a key component of pumpkin spice, may help prevent glucose spikes and maintain stable blood sugar levels—a little extra reason to indulge in this delightful concoction.
With its vibrant green hue and the comforting warmth of pumpkin spice, the Pumpkin Spice Matcha Latte is more than just a drink; it's a celebration of fall in every sip. Treat yourself to this seasonal delight, share the love with friends and family, and embrace the autumnal magic in the form of a cup of pure bliss. Cheers to fall and the joy found in a well-crafted Pumpkin Spice Matcha Latte!