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If you are a fan of Starbucks pumpkin spice latte, you’re going to love this no churn pumpkin spice latte ice cream because it tastes just the same! It has coffee, vanilla and pumpkin flavours and then the wonderful pumpkin swirl is made with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. The whole thing offers warm spices, a blend of sweetness from the condensed milk and a tarter flavour from the coffee, and it comes out like soft serve ice cream.

Homemade no churn pumpkin spice ice cream in waffle cones.

You don’t need an ice cream maker to create pumpkin spice latte ice cream. As long as you have the ingredients you should find it easy to create this mouthwatering sweet treat. And if you love fall flavours (during fall season or outside of it) this is a delicious ice cream option you won’t regret making.

More sweet treats you might enjoy include mini cone cupcakes, graham cracker toffee bars, blueberry pie meringue squares, or these rainbow sherbet mimosas!

Scoops of homemade pumpkin ice cream in cones.

Why You’ll Love It

Delicious: Does the thought of pumpkin ice cream with condensed milk, vibrant warm spices and pumpkin spice lattes make your mouth water? Just wait until you taste how good this pumpkin spice latte ice cream is!
No ice cream maker required: As long as you have a handheld electric mixer or a stand mixer (or lots of arm strength if not!) you can make no churn ice cream without needing an ice cream machine.
Adaptable: When making your own pumpkin spice latte ice cream, you can tweak it so it’s a perfect fit for your palate. Feel free to make it less or more sweet, change the pumpkin pie spice for others.

Swirled pumpkin spice ice cream as a dessert for autumn.

Easy Pumpkin Ice Cream Ingredients

The recipe is made in two stages – you have the main ice cream mixture and then the pumpkin spice latte swirl. For the pumpkin ice cream, you need heavy cream, vanilla instant pudding mixture, coffee powder, pumpkin pie spice, and sweetened condensed milk.

Ingredients to make pumpkin spice latte ice cream without an ice cream maker.

The pumpkin swirl calls for more cream, vanilla pudding, pumpkin pie spice, and sweetened condensed milk, along with pure pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling), sugar, vanilla extract, and salt.

Scooping pumpkin latte ice cream out of a container.

How to Make No Churn Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream

For more detailed instructions with weights and measurements, jump to the printable recipe card.

Prepare the pumpkin swirl mixture: Combine the pumpkin swirl ingredients in a small bowl.
Prepare the ice cream mixture: Whip the cream until the soft peaks stage in a large bowl, then add the vanilla pudding, coffee, and pumpkin spice, and beat until stiff peaks form.
Finish off the ice cream recipe: Add the sweetened condensed milk to the whipped cream coffee mixture, then taste and add more coffee if needed.
Swirl both mixtures together: Layer the base mixture and pumpkin swirl mixture in a freezer safe container, then use a butter knife to make the swirl pattern. If you don’t have a lidded container, you can use a loaf pan or two and seal the top with plastic wrap and then a layer of foil.
Freeze the ice cream: Cover tightly and freeze for 12 hours or until frozen, then serve when ready.

Adding pumpkin swirls to the homemade ice cream.
A scoop of pumpkin spice latte ice cream on top of a Starbucks cup.

Substitutions and Variations

You can use different spices in place of the pumpkin pie spice, perhaps a pinch each of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice, or swap another extract for the vanilla.

Pumpkin spice latte ice cream on top of a Starbucks cup.

Another flavour of pudding mix would work, so long as it’s the instant kind. And of course you can vary the amount of coffee used, depending how strong you want the flavour to be.

Ice cream cones with homemade ice cream.
Scoops of latte ice cream.

If you aren’t a fan of either coffee or pumpkin, there are plenty more homemade ice cream recipes you can try.

A scoop of fall flavored ice cream.

How to Serve Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream

Enjoy a scoop or two of this just as it is, or pair it with a latte or your favourite kind of coffee. You might like some whipped cream on top for a la mode indulgence, or even a drizzle of caramel sauce. Or garnish it with some homemade Halloween bark for a double dessert in one!

Ice cream cone upside down and melting.

How to Store Pumpkin Spice Coffee Ice Cream

Scooping a fall dessert.

Freeze: It won’t surprise you to discover this is best kept in the freezer, like with any other ice cream recipe. It will keep for about 3 months, which is less than store-bought ice cream and is because it doesn’t contain the preservatives or stabilizers found in the commercial brands.

Scoops of homemade pumpkin spice ice cream.

No Churn Ice Cream Recipe FAQs

What is the instant pudding mix added for and can you make the ice cream base without it?

The pudding mix helps stabilize the ice cream and give it a creamy, soft serve texture and help you reach the stiff peak stage when mixing the ice cream ingredients. The lightness it adds makes it creamy instead of having tiny ice crystals. Now, you can leave this ingredient out if you want but bear in mind the texture of the ice cream will be different.

What kind of coffee is best to use?

That’s up to you and you can use any brand you happen to enjoy. Good quality coffee tends to be finer in consistency which is good for making ice cream since you want it dissolved into the mixture, but you can use whatever you have. Instant espresso is nice here. And either regular or decaf is fine.

Ice cream on top of a Starbucks cup.

No Churn Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream Recipe

5 from 36 votes

No Churn Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream

By: Bella Bucchiotti
If you love pumpkin spice, you're going to love this no churn pumpkin spice latte ice cream because it tastes just like a Starbucks drink!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 15 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients 

Ice Cream Base

  • 2 ½ Cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Teaspoons instant pudding mix, french vanilla or regular vanilla
  • 1 ½ Teaspoon instant coffee powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 10 Ounces sweetened condensed milk

Pumpkin Swirl

  • ½ Cup pumpkin puree
  • Cup brown sugar
  • ¼ Cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 Teaspoons instant pudding mix, french vanilla or regular vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ Teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Teaspoon salt

Instructions 

  • In a small mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the pumpkin swirl. Mix until everything is blended and smooth. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add 2 and 1/2 cups of heavy whipping cream. Whip using an electric mixer on medium high speed until you’ve reached soft peaks or just before.
  • Add in 2 teaspoons of the vanilla pudding powder, 1 ½ teaspoons of instant coffee powder, and ¼ teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice. Continue whipping this mixture until stiff peaks.
  • Once you have achieved stiff peaks, add in 10 ounces of sweetened condensed milk, whip again until just combined. At this point, give the mixture a taste, if you prefer a stronger coffee flavor you can add additional coffee powder now.
  • Open an 8 cup, or larger, freezer safe food storage container. Starting with the ice cream base, begin layering the ice cream base mixture and the pumpkin mixture into the container, ending with a little layer of the pumpkin mixture on top.
  • Using a butter knife, insert the knife all the way to the bottom of the container, then twist, turn, drag, or swoop the knife vertically all around through the batter to create a beautiful swirl pattern.
  • Place the lid on your food storage container and put in the freezer for at least 12 hours or until completely frozen.
  • When frozen solid, remove from the freezer, scoop and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 3688IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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Pumpkin spice latte ice cream is a winning recipe. You can make no churn pumpkin spice latte ice cream without an ice cream maker and it comes out tasting like a cross between a Starbucks latte, pumpkin spice and creamy ice cream. It’s a fun fall treat but perfect for any other season and occasion.

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Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.

 

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2 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Such a pretty dish that seems complicated but so easy and delicious! We enjoyed it so much!

  2. 5 stars
    I love this ice cream. I wanted an ice cream recipe but don’t have an ice cream maker, so this one was perfect and it tastes so good.