This pumpkin spice syrup is a delicious homemade version of your favorite Starbucks fall syrup. This recipe uses a mixture of granulated and dark brown sugar, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves to bring you the ultimate syrup that you can use to make your and your whole family’s favorite pumpkin spice lattes at home! It is also a syrup that you will find yourself making on repeat during the fall season because it tastes so good in your coffee drinks.
This is the best syrup to make your own at-home pumpkin spice lattes!
Making a dupe for the Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes has never been this easy, or this tasty. With a mix of spices to create a pumpkin pie spice, sugar, and a tiny bit of real pumpkin puree you will be taking your latte recipes to the next level in no time.
The best part is that this will save you a ton of money especially when you compare prices with Starbucks. Because let’s face it their drinks are not cheap at all and can totally be made a home for less!
Beware though, once you try this recipe, you might find yourself remaking a fresh batch every week to satisfy that
Why do you need to make this recipe?
- It tastes insanely delicious!
- This easy recipe will help you save so much money in the long run by allowing you to make your favorite Starbucks drink at home for a fraction of the cost.
- It will take your favorite coffee to the next level.
- Love Starbucks PSL? This is the ultimate copycat diy pumpkin spice syrup recipe made in your own kitchen!
What is Starbucks pumpkin spice syrup?
The pumpkin spice syrup is a tiny bit different from this one since it has condensed skim milk in it but I figured that trying to make this simple recipe dairy free will be better. Allowing everyone, even those with dairy sensitivity to enjoy their favorite fall drink.
It does taste extremely similar hence why I called it a copycat recipe. When mixed with your milk of choice and coffee or espresso, you will notice that it tastes almost identical to the real deal!
Ingredients for this pumpkin spice coffee syrup
Here are the simple ingredients you will need to make this spiced simple syrup for pumpkin spice season. Make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full detailed ingredient measurements.
- Granulated & brown sugar
- Cinnamon sticks
- Pumpkin purée– You can use homemade pumpkin puree to storebought.
How to make this spiced syrup?
This is the easy way to make this spiced syrup. Make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full homemade pumpkin spice syrup recipe!
- Combine the water and sugars in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until dissolved.
- Add in the cinnamon sticks, pumpkin puree, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger and whisk to combine.
- Bring the mixture to a simmer and allow it to simmer for 15-20 minutes until it thickens slightly.
- Strain the syrup with a fine mesh strainer into a mason jar or glass jar, close it tightly, and store it in the fridge once it cools down to room temperature.
Frequently asked questions – FAQ
How to store your own pumpkin spice syrup
Store the homemade pumpkin syrup in a mason jar or your airtight container of choice in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
How to make a Starbucks pumpkin spice latte with this syrup?
All you have to do is steam 1 cup of milk, add in 2-3 tablespoon of pumpkin spice homemade simple syrup, top with 1 to 2 shots of espresso, stir and enjoy.
The good thing here is that you can add more or less pumpkin syrup depending on how sweet you want your drink and how much pumpkin spice flavor you want!
Different ways to use this pumpkin spice latte syrup
This syrup isn’t just for lattes you can use it for a variety of things, here are some of our favorite ways to use it:
- Mixed in your overnight oats.
- Added to your cold brew or iced coffee and make it a pumpkin cold foam iced drink.
- Drizzles on French toast or pancakes.
- Make some fall-inspired cocktails with it.
- Drizzle on top of ice cream.
- Use it to sweeten your whipped cream.
- Make your hot chocolates fall by sweetening them with pumpkin spice syrup.
Can I make a sugar-free pumpkin syrup?
You sure can! use low-calorie sugar alternatives and follow the recipe as is. I like to use Lakanto because they have regular granulated sugar and brown sugar as well.
Pumpkin spice syrup recipe
Starbucks pumpkin spice syrup
- In a medium saucepan, combine the water, brown sugar, and granulated sugar. Place on medium heat and stir occasionally until the sugar dissolves.
- Add in the cinnamon sticks, pumpkin puree, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, and ground ginger. Stir one more time to combine, and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat and keep simmering the mixture for 15-20 minutes. The syrup will slightly thicken.
- Strain the syrup into a mason jar, discard the solids, and use immediately or let it get to room temperature then store in the fridge for whenever you're ready to make your lattes!
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