Sunday, September 29, 2013

Make your own pumpkin spice cappuccino!

Happy National Coffee Day everyone!! That's right, we actually dedicated a day to coffee, and why not? Is it not the beverage that makes the world go round? To celebrate this happy occasion, I whipped up some pumpkin spice cappuccinos with my new handheld milk frother! That's right, a milk frother! I discovered this handy little tool can allow you to create fancy coffees at home, needless to say, I have found my new favorite kitchen gadget and some much needed help finishing a seven page paper today.

Companies who are participating in National Coffee Day:

-Dunkin' Donuts is giving away free small cups of hot or iced coffee with a mobile coupon on the chain's free smartphone app for iPhone or Android.

-Krispy Kreme is giving away free small coffees. No purchase or coupon is necessary. Stores also are selling small iced, mocha and pumpkin spice lattes for $1.

-Starbucks is giving tastes of its new Ethiopia roast. Get a free ceramic tasting cup with purchase of a one-pound bag, which sells for $13.95.

-Kangaroo gad stations are having 12oz. coffees for a penny.

Pumpkin Spice Cappuccino
Brewed coffee of your choosing
Pumpkin spice creamer (I used Bailey's brand)
sugar (if needed)
ground cinnamon or pumpkin spice (for garnish)

I bought a milk frother (shown below on the right) at Walmart for $10, if you're a big coffee drinker but can't afford those fancy cappuccino machines I highly recommend you get one of these!

1.Pour coffee into cup, leaving about an inch from the top. Put sugar in (if using) and creamer/flavored creamer and stir. In a separate bowl pour pumpkin spice cream and insert milk frother in and froth for 10 seconds. Pour frothed milk on top of prepared coffee and sprinkled with cinnamon.

Also shown here is my Healthy and Hearty Pumpkin Bread, for the recipe, click HERE

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