Victory! Starbucks’ New Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Actually Contain Pumpkin



To some, a Starbucks cup filled with a Pumpkin Spice Latte is the only fall accessory that matters. So it’s no surprise that last year, when word got out that the fall specialty, a drink legions of devoted fans have been guzzling like water for years, contained zero actual pumpkin, people felt betrayed. And angry. And it looks like Starbucks listened to the hordes of angry Pumpkin Spice addicts.

Yesterday, the company announced on their blog that the new recipe for their beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte, in stores this fall (er, more like the end of summer if their timing is anything like last year’s), will contain actual pumpkin puree and no caramel coloring, another thing customers weren’t too happy about. Victory!

But let’s be real, you still can’t feel all that great about downing a cup of the quintessential fall drink, real pumpkin and all: A grande Pumpkin Spice Latte with whip has a whopping 410 calories. Just sayin’.

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