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Pumpkin Spice Coffees

Save money and satisfy your pumpkin spice craving at home this Halloween! This simple method will have you reducing food waste by using-up the scraps of pumpkin you would have thrown away after carving. Looking for more flavour? Buy a baking pumpkin specially for this recipe!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Canadian
Keyword: coffee, pumpkin, spice


  • Carving Pumpkin Pieces
  • Canola Oil
  • Brown Sugar
  • Evaporated Milk (roughly 2:1 ratio to roasted pumpkin)
  • Pumpkin Spice Blend (Or mixture of Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger and Cloves)
  • Brown Sugar
  • Salt
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee
  • Whipped Cream and Cinnamon Sticks


  • Preheat oven to 400 celsius. Wash your pumpkin pieces. Dry and toss in canola oil. Lay pieces out on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 15 minutes, turning halfway through.
  • Cool pumpkin and blend with evaporated milk, brown sugar, pumpkin spice and salt. Add more evaporated milk, spice and sugar until desired consistency is reached. I like mine milky!
  • Add a tablespoon or two to a coffee mug. Pour coffee over and stir. Top with whipped cream and cinnamon, if desired! Happy Halloween!


Don't want to use dairy? Sub milk and brown sugar in this recipe for simple syrup!