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Recipes For Your Own Seasonal Coffees So You Stop Splashing Out

Cicely McFarlane November 20, 2022

Recipes for seasonal coffees can really help your budget right now. At this time of year, mainstream coffee places, as well as independent coffee shops, creates seasonal blends to sell at a higher rate.

These are, of course, delicious and treating yourself now and then to more expensive coffee can be a real treat. However, as the days grow colder it can be easy to keep spending money on these little luxuries.

Below are some recipes for a few easy and cheap seasonal coffee concoctions for you to enjoy.

You can also tweak these to be dairy free and vegan with alternatives to milk and other ingredients below.

See also: Autumn Drinks That Aren’t Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Your Own Pumpkin Spice

This is one of the most highly demanded coffee drinks of the year. However, if you buy the correct ingredients, it can be really easy to make yourself. All that is required is the following:

  • pumpkin puree
  • ginger
  • nutmeg
  • and either cinnamon powder, or cinnamon sticks

To create your tasty drink, mix your choice of preferred milk with one tablespoon of the puree. Add all the other flavours to your liking then, once a frothy mixture, pour into your premade coffee.

You can also add whipped cream and extra cinnamon to make it all the more inviting.

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Coffee S’mores

If you are a big chocolate fan, this type of coffee is definitely for you.

Simply add your coffee to the bottom of your cup. Add whipped cream and chocolate powder while continuing to mix your drink. Top it off with more whipped cream, then place a chocolate digestive with a slightly toasted marshmallow on the top.

The heat from the coffee will eventually melt the biscuit and your marshmallow will fall into your tasty chocolate coffee drink.

Gingerbread Latte

This is another extremely popular beverage in the winter and can even be made with low fat and low sugar if you’re trying to maintain a healthy balanced diet.

Ingredients for this include:

  • vanilla syrup
  • nutmeg
  • brewed espresso
  • gingerbread syrup

You can find gingerbread syrup in most local stores. Add all of this to milk and top it off with as much whipped cream as you wish, and it can make for really warming cup of coffee!

What’s great about these recipes is that you can see what one you love more, as many of these recipes include some, if not most, of the same ingredients.

Read next: What Drinks Are On Costa’s Christmas Menu?

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My name is Cicely McFarlane and I am from South East London. I am currently in my 4th year at Cardiff University studying a Journalism, Media and Communications masters. I have loved writing from a young age and have written for my student magazine and newspaper, which is why I am very excited to be part of Freshered.