Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie is Back Again!
The calendar may say August, but our hearts say it's pumpkin season, which means Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie is back for a limited time! With subtle notes of cinnamon, caramel and pecan one sip will transport you to the holidays in Hawaii! Order online and then use these recipes for homemade pumpkin spice coffee creamer and other seasonal treats to get the most out of this smooth and delicious 100% Hawaiian Coffee.
Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie Coffee Creamer
No potluck, celebration, or holiday get-together in Hawaii is complete without Pumpkin Crunch on the dessert table. A cross between traditional pumpkin pie and a buttery crumb cake, this sweet treat is especially popular during the holidays but can be enjoyed year-round.
The buttery crust, whipped cream topping, and velvety pumpkin filling are the inspiration behind our Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie Coffee and a nostalgic taste of home for anyone who grew up in Hawaii. Add a taste of paradise to your next cup of coffee with a splash of this homemade pumpkin spice coffee creamer recipe.
- Makes approximately 2 cups of creamer.
- 1 cup heavy cream (or coconut cream)
- 1 cup dairy or non-dairy milk
- 1/4 cup pure pumpkin puree
- 1/4 cup maple syrup (adjust to taste)
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Step 1: Prepare Your Pumpkin Spice Mixture
Combine the pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Mix well until all the ingredients are thoroughly incorporated.
Step 2: Heat the Cream and Milk
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the cream and milk. Heat the mixture until warm but avoid bringing it to a boil. Stir occasionally to prevent any scalding or sticking.
Step 3: Incorporate the Pumpkin Spice Mixture
Once the cream and milk are warmed, add the pumpkin spice mixture you prepared earlier. Whisk gently to ensure even distribution. The beautiful aroma of pumpkin and spices will begin to fill your kitchen.
Step 4: Add Sweetness
Pour in the maple syrup and continue to stir the mixture. Start with a 1/4 cup of maple syrup and then adjust to your preferred level of sweetness. Remember that the flavors will meld and develop as the creamer cools.
Step 5: Simmer and Blend
Allow the creamer to simmer gently for about 5 minutes. This will help marry the flavors and infuse the creamer with pumpkin goodness.
Use an immersion blender or transfer the mixture to a regular blender to achieve a silky-smooth texture. If using a regular blender, ensure the mixture has cooled slightly before blending to prevent splattering.
Step 6: Strain and Store
Strain the creamer through a fine-mesh sieve into a clean container for an extra-smooth finish. This step helps remove any residual pumpkin fibers or spice clumps. Allow the creamer to cool to room temperature before sealing the container with an airtight lid.
Store the creamer in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Be sure to shake it before each use, as natural separation may occur.
Step 7: Enjoy!
Pour a generous splash of your Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer into your freshly brewed coffee.
Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie Simple Syrup
Do you prefer syrup to creamy sweeteners in your coffee? Simple syrup is easy to make and the basis for many coffee drinks and cocktails.
For a Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie Flavored syrup, combine one cup of sugar, one cup of water, 8 oz. (1/2 can) of pumpkin puree, and one teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice in a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer the mixture for 15 minutes and then cool before use. For a smooth syrup, strain the mixture before cooling.
Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie Caramel
Take that simple syrup recipe one step further to make a decadent pumpkin pie-inspired caramel! Add one cup of granulated sugar to a medium saucepan. Cook it over medium-high heat until it dissolves and turns a rich amber color. Remove it from the heat when the color changes, and quickly whisk in three tablespoons of butter.
When the sugar and butter are well combined, gently pour a 1/2 cup of heavy cream, add four tablespoons of pumpkin puree, and whisk until all ingredients are smooth and combined. Add vanilla extract and a pinch of salt to taste. Once cool, use a funnel to pour caramel sauce into a condiment container or jar. Store in the fridge for up to two weeks.
Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie Latte
Put it all together with a Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie-inspired latte. Serve hot or over ice.
What you'll need
- 1/2 cup frothed or steamed milk (any kind will do, but a dash of sweetened condensed milk will give you even more Pumpkin Crunch flavor)
- 1 cup 100% Kauai Coffee Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie coffee, brewed.
- 1 tablespoon Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie simple syrup or coffee creamer
- 1 tablespoon Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie caramel
- Whipped cream, cold foam, ground spices, or toppings of choice
- Froth or steam your milk using a handheld frother, blender, or steamer.
- Prep your mug or cup. Drizzle Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie Caramel around the inside of the mug, and then add the Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie syrup to the bottom.
- Add your brewed coffee to the mug and top with your frothed milk.
- Dress up your latte with whipped topping, cold foam, or any add-ons you love.
You can make your own Hawaiian Pumpkin Pie creamer, syrups, and caramels. It is a satisfying and enjoyable way to experience the flavors of autumn. With real pumpkin puree, warming spices, and a hint of sweetness, these creative coffee additions have a hint of aloha and will elevate your morning cup into a seasonal experience you'll look forward to every day.
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