Recipe: Spiked Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

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On cool fall days, there’s nothing like a splash of spiced creamer for your coffee or after-dinner cocktail. And if you’re still riding the iced coffee train on the last of these lingering warm days, this creamer will be must-have too.

This homemade pumpkin spice creamer, spiked with bourbon and flavored with pumpkin purée and spices, turns coffee into an after-dinner treat.

Pumpkin + Cream + Bourbon

This creamer is for those who just can’t get enough pumpkin this time of year — especially people like me who always ask for seconds on the pumpkin pie. There’s actually real pumpkin purée in it, combined with rich heavy cream and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. And it’s perfectly boozy with a hint of bourbon.

The ingredients are gently combined and you can store it in your refrigerator for any time you’re looking for a decadent pick-me-up.

Splash a bit into coffee or very strong black tea to turn either into an after-dinner dessert cocktail. You can also skip the coffee and use this cream in cocktails that use heavy cream such as White Russians and Irish Coffees.

(Image credit: Diana Yen)
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Spiked Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Makesabout 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 cup

    cold heavy cream

  • 3 tablespoons

    granulated sugar

  • 2 tablespoons


  • 2 tablespoons

    pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie mix)

  • 1/2 teaspoon

    ground cinnamon

  • Pinch ground nutmeg



  1. Place all ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk gently until just combined.

Recipe Notes

Storage: The creamer can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.