Deep Fried Pumpkin Spice Lattes — Yes, You Read That Correctly!

10/07/2014 at 11:38 AM ET

Deep Fried Pumpkin Spice Latte
Amy Erickson/Oh Bite It!

Just when you thought the pumpkin spice latte couldn’t get any more delicious (or calorie-filled!), one blogger went and deep-fried it.

Amy of the blog Oh Bite It! Has a track record of taking delicious drinks (Guinness and tequila shots, for example) and turning them into crispy, deep-fried treats.

How does she do it? It’s not some form of complicated molecular gastronomy (although we’d be totally into that): She just uses store-bought pound cake or angel food cake. Genius!

Deep Fried Pumpkin Spice Latte
Amy Erickson/Oh Bite It!

Think of it like making deep-fried French toast bites, but instead of dipping bread in an egg batter, you’re dipping cake into your PSL. If you wanted a slightly healthier version, you could cook it in a skillet or on a griddle, but where’s the fun in that?

Deep Fried Pumpkin Spice Latte
Amy Erickson/Oh Bite It!

Now we can’t stop thinking about which of our other favorite drinks could be “deep fried.” Here’s to hoping spiked mulled cider, peppermint lattes, and even mulled wine get their due later this year.

—Kristin Appenbrink

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Shelley on

OMGosh!!!! I don’t frequent Starbucks but I’m going to for these!!!

Boo on

Yuck. The look like salad croutons in a Starbucks cup. PSLs are gross, this looks even worse.

Harol on


charlotte on

not even remotely interested in this. probably overpriced just like everything else they sell!

LC on

Hello, read the article. Starbucks is not selling these…calm down everyone.

dman6015 on

The fattening of America continues. Hope you enjoy your clogged arteries and diabetes when you hit your 60s!

imo on

You guys, Starbucks isn’t selling these…read it again! A blogger who deepfries everything did this not Starbucks! 🙂

Anonymous on

omg people – Starbucks is NOT making these – someone made them at home as an experiment. Reading comprehension is clearly not your strength

Christine on

geez people Starbucks is NOT selling these – read it again.

Indianna Jones on

dman6015 , I’m gonna kinda laugh, (not really; death is sad), when you keel over at 60 after a life of vaganism and running marathons. Everything in moderation, my friend!

Stacy Henegan on

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