Pumpkin-Coffee Milkshake Recipe

Pumpkin-Coffee Milkshake Recipe

[Photo: Maggie Hoffman]

This afternoon pick-me up is a little less sweet than your regular milkshake, adding coffee into the mix—in the form of strong brewed coffee as well as coffee ice cream.

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  • Yield:makes 2 servings
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:20 minutes


  • 1/4 cup strong coffee
  • 1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 cups coffee ice cream (about 6 medium scoops)
  • Garnish: 6 whole coffee beans (optional)


  1. 1.

    Stir brown sugar into coffee to dissolve. Let cool.

  2. 2.

    Add coffee mixture, milk, pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger to the jar of a blender. Add ice cream and pulse until smooth. Divide between serving glasses and garnish with a few coffee beans if desired.