Makes 2 Servings

Ingredients

2 packets Stevia In The Raw®
1/2 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1/3 cup pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
3/4 cup 1% milk
2/3 cup hot coffee

Directions

In a small skillet, stir together Stevia In The Raw® and 1 teaspoon water to dissolve stevia. Add butter and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until deep brown bits form on the bottom of the pan. Remove from heat and stir in cream, pumpkin, vanilla, salt, and spice. Heat milk until steaming, then add coffee and pumpkin caramel mixture, and stir to combine. If desired, top with whipped cream and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice.

Nutritional Information

Calories 140
Total Fat 9g
Carbohydrates 9g
Protein 4g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sodium 340mg
Sugar 6g

Recipe originally appeared on intheraw.com.

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