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Pumpkin Spice Chai LatteFor the Pumpkin Spice Base:1 cup pumpkin puree3/4 cup light brown sugar1 tbsp cinnamon1 tbsp vanilla paste1/2 tsp ground ginger1/4 tsp nutmeg1 pinch saltFor the Latte:3 tbsp pumpkin spice base1 cup milk1 cup chai concentrate (my personal fav is Oregon Chai)Whipped cream for garnishIn a bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla paste, ginger, nutmeg, and salt.  Cover with plastic and let sit for 30 minutes to let the flavors marry.In a saucepan, combine the 3 tbsp spice base, milk, and chai concentrate.  Whisking constantly, bring to a simmer.Serve warm, garnished with the whipped cream.  (Note: you can store the remaining pumpkin base in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks, so you can keep enjoying the pumpkiny goodness until Halloween.)Approximate Nutritional Values: http://www.food.com/recipe/pumpkin-pie-chai-tea-382378

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte


For the Pumpkin Spice Base:
1 cup pumpkin puree
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tbsp vanilla paste
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 pinch salt


For the Latte:
3 tbsp pumpkin spice base
1 cup milk
1 cup chai concentrate (my personal fav is Oregon Chai)
Whipped cream for garnish



In a bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla paste, ginger, nutmeg, and salt.  Cover with plastic and let sit for 30 minutes to let the flavors marry.

In a saucepan, combine the 3 tbsp spice base, milk, and chai concentrate.  Whisking constantly, bring to a simmer.

Serve warm, garnished with the whipped cream.  (Note: you can store the remaining pumpkin base in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks, so you can keep enjoying the pumpkiny goodness until Halloween.)




Approximate Nutritional Values: http://www.food.com/recipe/pumpkin-pie-chai-tea-382378

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