Celebrate Fall with Spiced Coffee and Spiced Tea

by Angelica Galland September 30, 2016

Celebrate Fall with Spiced Coffee and Spiced Tea

Pumpkin Spice Iced Coffee

Rich, creamy iced coffee spiked with the delicious, warm flavors of fall - pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg ... perfection!

INGREDIENTS

Pumpkin Spiced Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar or pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 4 3-inch cinnamon sticks
  • 1 whole nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon whole allspice OR
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mix

Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

  • Plain ice cubes or coffee ice cubes
  • 1 cup cold-brewed iced coffee concentrate
  • 1/2 cup water (or skip the water and go with more iced coffee concentrate)
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin spice syrup (or more or less, to taste)
  • Half and half or your favorite non-dairy coffee creamer
  • Freshly grated nutmeg (or ground nutmeg) or ground cinnamon for topping

DIRECTIONS

Make Pumpkin Spice Syrup

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over low-medium heat. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Do not allow to boil. Remove from heat then let it cool to room temperature.
  2. If using whole spices, drain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove the solids. Transfer syrup to a lidded jar or bottle. Keeps, refrigerated, for one month. Shake before using.

Make Pumpkin Spice Iced Coffee

  1. Fill a tall glass with ice cubes. Add coffee concentrate, water if using, creamer of choice, and pumpkin spice syrup. Stir.
  2. Sprinkle nutmeg and/or cinnamon over the top.

Recipe and Header Image: KitchenTreaty.com

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Spice Tea Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup water
  • fresh orange zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 whole cloves (or a generous pinch of ground cloves)
  • 1 black tea bag

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a saucepan combine 1 cup of water, the orange zest, cinnamon stick, ground cinnamon and cloves. Let simmer for a few minutes.
  2. Add the tea bag to a mug or small tea pot.
  3. Using a tea strainer, pour the hot spice mixture through the strainer into the mug, and add more hot water to fill the mug.

Recipe: APrettyLifeintheSuburbs.com

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