OK before everyone gets their panties in a wad this year the phrase Pumpkin Spice is describes just that spices., typically a mixture of cinnamon nutmeg ginger and allspice so if your beloved coffee creamer doesn't have pumpkin in it that is not lie. But what is crap is the crap they put in it
INGREDIENTS: WATER, SUGAR, VEGETABLE OIL (HIGH OLEIC SOYBEAN AND/OR HIGH OLEIC CANOLA), AND LESS THAN 2% OF SODIUM CASEINATE (A MILK DERIVATIVE)**, NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS, MONO- AND DIGLYCERIDES, DIPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, CELLULOSE GEL, CELLULOSE GUM, CARRAGEENAN. CONTAINS: A MILK DERIVATIVE.
That is just NASTY!!! My recipe is all ingredients you can identify and relate too.
1 cup whole milk
1 cup heavy cream
1-2 tbl maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbl pumpkin puree
1/2 tsp cinnamon *
1/4 tsp ginger and nutmeg*
pinch ground clove *
Whisk together milk, cream, maple syrup, pumpkin and spices in a medium saucepan over medium heat. When the mixture begins to steam, remove from the heat. Stir in extracts. Pour into a glass bottle and store in the refrigerator.. Shake bottle well before adding to coffee.
** you could use 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice