Fall Flavors for Coffee & Tea

Want to add some rich fall flavor to your coffee or tea– without the added syrups you’ll get at large coffee chains? If you’re looking for an alternative to the annual “pumpkin spice” beverages, and want to create your own at home, The Spice & Tea Exchange® is the perfect place to shop for fall flavor! Below are a few recommendations to get you started on your own fall concoction.

salted-caramel-chai-tini-horizCheck out a few of our go-to ideas below! Then, share your creative recipes with us on Facebook and Instagram @spiceandtea!

Sweetened with Sugars

Whether they’re used directly in a beverage, or sprinkled atop some whipped cream, our naturally-flavored sugars give your beverage a gourmet touch.

Start by choosing a tea base such as Black Chocolate, Golden Monkey, International Breakfast, Earl Grey, or your preferred tea. Then add one of our fall sugars:


Salted Caramel Sugar
Mix this naturally flavored sugar with walnuts or pecans, and sprinkle it on ice cream or baked goods. It’s also delicious on popcorn and in hot drinks! This sugar contains turbinado sugar, sea salt, and a caramel natural flavor blend.

Apple Cinnamon Crisp
Sharp cinnamon and the tart sweetness of apples meld perfectly for this delicious sugar. Brimming with the flavors and aromas of apple crisp, it makes a great topper for peach or apple crisp/pie, buttered toast, oatmeal, and appletinis!

Bourbon Black Walnut Sugar
If you’re a fan of hazelnut or pecan flavors in your coffee and tea, this sugar will be the go-to for you! Made with bourbon and black walnut extracts, it has the comforting taste of old-fashioned maple walnut ice cream. This rich sugar is perfect on cakes/desserts, for flavoring whipped cream, and for rimming drinks.


Peppermint Patty Sugar
Chocolate and mint combine to create a decadent sugar! Use this sugar on ice cream, cookies, drink rims, or your next pan of brownies. This sugar contains organic cane sugar, cocoa, pure peppermint extract. Using this sugar: ChocolaTEA Latte


Blend it Up

At The Spice & Tea Exchange®, our specialty spice blends are perfect to have on-hand during the fall and holiday seasons. These multi-purpose blends can be used in baked goods, beverages, oatmeal, and more! Discover the blends below, and see other fantastic fall flavors at spiceandtea.com.


Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend
This sensational blend contains all of the “warm” spices that you would expect to experience during the fall season: cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, pumpkin powder, cloves, orange zest, star anise. Don’t let the name fool you- it’s not just used for pumpkin pie. Sprinkle it into your coffee or tea to add savory flavor, or add it to pancakes to switch up your morning routine! If you use it in a pie, simply calculate the total amount of spices that your recipe calls for and replace with equal amount of blend. Using this blend: Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Baker’s Secret Spice Blend
Indulge in a confetti of sweet baking sugars and spices! Add this sweet blend to your favorite recipes or sprinkle on ice cream, pancakes, frostings, whipped cream, and coffee. This blend contains cocoa nibs, vanilla turbinado sugar, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg.

Spiced Cocoa Mix
Yes, spiced cocoa mix can go into your coffee, tea, and even wine! Sounds odd? Consider the ingredients. This exotic mix includes true cinnamon, vanilla, Datil pepper, Turbinado sugar, New Mexico green pepper, and Dutched cocoa. It’s a sweet blend with a swift kick of flavor!


A Touch of Spice


A little bit of spice can go a long way! Try adding these warm spices to your coffee or tea to capture the essence of fall:

Maple Syrup Granules
Our Maple Syrup Granules have similar properties to honey, which makes them a perfect pairing for hot beverages! Add honey granules to desserts, fruit salads, yogurt parfaits, or simply sprinkle on ice cream. In a beverage, the granules will melt and blend to add a sweet touch of flavor.

Ground & Whole Nutmeg
Using a grater, grate fresh nutmeg onto the top of your beverage for a gourmet look! Ground nutmeg can be sprinkled directly into your beverage, or on top.

Cinnamon comes in many varieties, including True Ceylon and Korintje. Choose to use cinnamon sticks or ground cinnamon in your beverages to add a touch of spice. Place one cinnamon stick in each beverage to give it a touch of decorative flair- and flavor!

These classics can add depth and unique character to your most basic beverages! See these spices and more at spiceandtea.com.

  • Vanilla Bean
  • Ground & Candied/Crystalized Ginger
  • Ground Cardamom
  • Ground Cloves

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As you create your own concoctions this fall, remember, THERE ARE NO RULES! Have fun and share your photos with us @spiceandtea on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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