Pumpkin-Chai Latte


Pumpkin-Chai Latte

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Wave goodbye to your morning cup joe and say hello to a cup full of autumn flavor. Our Hy-Vee chai tea gets a fall makeover with the addition of ground spices and pumpkin puree.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 1
¾ c.water
2Hy-Vee chai black tea bags
½ tsp.Hy-Vee ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish
¼ tsp.Hy-Vee ground ginger
tsp.Hy-Vee ground nutmeg
2/3 c. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
¼ c.plus 2 tbsp. Hy-Vee French vanilla coffee creamer, divided
1 tbsp.packed Hy-Vee brown sugar
2 tbsp.Hy-Vee canned pumpkin

Things To Grab

  • 2-cup glass measure
  • Fine-mesh strainer or cheesecloth
  • Small saucepan
  • Glass jar with lid


  1. Place the water in a microwave-safe 2-cup glass measure. Microwave on high for 1 minute or until steaming hot. Add the tea bags, ½ tsp. cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Steep for 10 minutes. Remove tea bags and strain mixture through a fine-mesh strainer or cheesecloth. 

  2. Combine the milk, ¼ cup creamer and brown sugar in a small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until steaming hot and the brown sugar is dissolved. 

  3. Place pumpkin in bottom of a 16 oz. mug. Slowly add tea, followed by milk mixture. 

    Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
    Make fresh pumpkin puree: Start with a 2- to 2½-lb. pumpkin, which will give you 2 cups puree. Split the pumpkin in half and scrape out the seeds and pulp. Place halves, cut sides down, in a baking dish. Add ½ in. of water. Bake in a 350°F. oven about 45 minutes or until a knife easily pierces the pumpkin, adding water as needed to maintain the water level. Cool the pumpkin. Scoop the flesh into a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Freeze the puree for up to 3 months.
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  4. Place remaining 2 Tbsp. creamer in a glass jar with lid. Shake jar until frothy. Top drink with froth and sprinkle with cinnamon. 

Nutrition facts


360 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 85mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 55g
  • Protein: 6g

Daily Values

Vitamin A 80%
Vitamin C 2%
Iron 2%
Calcium 25%

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Seasons, October 2017