Do you love autumn with its changing colors, crisp air, and falling temperatures? Maybe you adore the flavors of the season and the cozy feeling of curling up with a hot cup of seasonal coffee. But maybe you are also feeling a bit of pumpkin spice overload.
This year, everything is coming out in pumpkin spice, and it goes way beyond coffee and creamer. Cookies, cereal, candy – you name it and it’s likely to have a special pumpkin spice flavor available for 2016. Even if you love pumpkin spice, it might seem like a little bit too much.
How can we enjoy great seasonal flavors without the pumpkin? We just need to be a little more creative.
Apple has long been a fall favorite, but it has been somewhat ignored of late in favor of its pumpkin cousin. Try the perfect blend of apple and cinnamon for your coffee and feel as though you are indulging in a decadent dessert. You can find apple syrup or let water sit overnight with apple slices in it before you use it for brewing your coffee for a sweet touch of apple flavor in your coffee.
Maple is also a wonderful fall flavor. You can add pure maple syrup to your coffee instead of sugar for a sweet taste with autumn flair. Pure maple candy pops also make great coffee stirrers.
Add a bit of whipped cream sprinkled with cinnamon, nutmeg, or brown sugar to top off your unique, delicious fall-flavored coffee.