Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte and 2011 Susan Branch Calendar Giveaway


I have been a fan of Susan Branch for many MANY years! I just adore her work. She writes and designs with a certain whit and charm that is unmistakable.

She shares delicious recipes, creative ideas for entertaining and decorating and of course, her beautifully amazing artwork is breathtaking!

Susan shares her recipe for a Pumpkin Latte in her Autumn book. But since I’m not a coffee lover, I made mine with Chai Tea.

Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte
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Pumpkin Chai Latte recipe from HoosierHomemade.com
  • ¾ cup Chai Tea Latte Concentrate {I buy Tazo}
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 heaping tablespoons pumpkin {canned}
  • ½ – 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
  1. Mix together and heat in microwave for about 3 minutes.
  2. Top with whipping cream and a dash of cinnamon.
Pumpkin Latte Recipe
Susan Branch's Pumpkin Latte recipe on HoosierHomemade.com
  • 2 heaping tablespoons pumpkin {canned}
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Hot coffee, decaf, or espresso hot milk
  1. Put first 4 ingredients into a large mug, fill halfway with coffee and stir well.
  2. Fill cup with hot milk and whisk.
  3. Top with whipping cream, add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg.

Susan also has an amazing website, be sure to pay her a visit! You may even find a yummy recipe like this Peach and Plum Crisp!

I have a VERY special Giveaway for you today! The 2011 Susan Branch Calendar!! Susan sent me one of the calendars, and let me tell you…it’s so beautiful, I will have a hard time recording events on it.

HoosierHomemade was provided a Susan Branch 2011 Calendar, the opinions are our own. Susan Branch is  providing HoosierHomemade with a 2011 Calendar to giveaway to one lucky reader. For more information on Hoosier Homemade’s policy, please visit my Disclosure Page.

Giveaway Guidelines: Please leave a seperate comment for each entry

Giveaway ends Sunday, November 7th.at 10 p.m. CST. 

Required entry:

  • Visit Susan Branch and come back HERE and tell us what recipe you would like to try or what book is your favorite

Extra entries: {leave a seperate comment for each}

Good Luck!


  1. Donna says:

    I became a fan of “Friends of Susan Branch (F.O.S.B.)” on Facebook.

  2. Donna says:

    I am already subscribed to Cupcake Chronicles and Hoosier Homemade.

  3. Donna says:

    Oops. First I hit to be a friend of Hoosier Homemade and then I found the other one where I can be a fan of Hoosier Homemade.

  4. Donna says:

    I am now following Hoosier Homemade on Twitter.

  5. Vickie says:

    The fresh corn salad sounds yummy, and I love all her products! Thanks for the giveaway.

  6. Karen Strausheim says:

    I would like to make her “Split Pea soup” from “Vinyard Seasons, and hard as it is to choose a favorite book, I am picking “Heart of the Home”. I think that was one of my first of many others that I have collected.

  7. Sunnie says:

    That peach and plumb crisp looks super tasty.

  8. Cindi says:

    I want to make the Baked Tomato Salad…
    Many thanks, Cindi

  9. Cindi says:

    I am already a subscriber of yours…
    Again, many thanks!

  10. Cindi says:

    I follow Susan Branch on Twitter.
    Thanks bunches!

  11. Cindi says:

    Also, I “Like” Susan Branch on Facebook.
    Again, thanks very much…Cindi

  12. Cindi says:

    I follow Hoosier Homemade on Twitter…
    Thanks, Cindi

  13. Cindi says:

    I “Like” Hoosier Homemade on Facebook…
    Merci, Cindi
    Cindi Hoppes

  14. Cindi says:

    I also “Like” It’s A Blog Party on Facebook!
    Many thanks to you…Cindi
    Cindi Hoppes

  15. Nellie Bragg says:

    I have been a Susan Branch fan for many years. It would be difficult for me to say which book is my favorite as I have all of them and eagerly anticipate the next one! When I first began to buy her calendars, they were so beautiful that I just couldn’t write on them. It was almost like writing in a book! So, I wrote events on post-it paper to stick on the calendar. I missed a lot of family history recording that way, so now I use a pencil to enter events on the calendar. It was through her site that I have reached this Hoosier Homemade! My best to you!

  16. Nellie Bragg says:

    I follow Susan Branch on Twitter.

  17. Nellie Bragg says:

    I forgot to mention a favorite recipe from her cookbooks! We particularly enjoy Scotch Eggs, especially for Christmas morning brunch!

  18. Nellie Bragg says:

    I am bookmarking “Hoosier Homemade.”

  19. Terri Sue says:

    i would like her book Days.

  20. Terri Sue says:

    i am subscribed to you.

  21. Michelle T. says:

    I love Susan’s Sweets to the Sweet book!

  22. Michelle T. says:

    I am already a subscriber of yours!

  23. Rose in Ohio (@RoseMillsOhio) says:

    Well, that was my first visit to Susan Branch’s website, and of course, it was just as delightfully charming as I expected it would be. And here I go again–can’t make up my mind between “The Summer Book” and “Autumn from the Heart of the Home.”

  24. Rose in Ohio (@RoseMillsOhio) says:

    I subscribe to Hoosier Homemade via email.

  25. Rose in Ohio (@RoseMillsOhio) says:

    And I follow Hoosier Homemade on twitter.

  26. Debbie Herfkens says:

    I subscribe hoosier homepage by email.

  27. Sherry says:

    Fellow “Hoosier” here………..I am already a subscriber to both Hoosier Homemade” and Susan Branch………Love you both

  28. Barb S. says:

    The Fresh Corn Salad recipe looked really good.

  29. Barb S. says:

    I subscribe to the HH RSS feed.

  30. Barb S. says:

    I’m a fan of Hoosier Homemade on Facebook.

  31. Barb S. says:

    I follow Susan Branch on Facebook.

  32. Marilyn Holeman says:

    I love Susan Branch’s artwork! I would really like to read her “Autumn from the Heart of the Home” book. Thanks for this chance to win one of her calendars!

  33. Marilyn Holeman says:

    I follow Hoosier Homemade.

  34. Marilyn Holeman says:

    I get the email version of Willard by Susan Branch. Does that count? (And when I said above that I follow Hoosier Homemade, I mean that I subscribe to it, and get it via email.) Thanks! Blessings!

  35. Melissamo1 says:

    I really like The Summer Book!

  36. Melissamo1 says:

    I am following Hoosier Homemade! :)

  37. jamie k says:

    The Summer Book

  38. jamie k says:

    i like Susan Branch on facebook

  39. jamie k says:

    i subscribe to your emails

  40. jamie k says:

    i am a fan of Hoosier Homemade on facebook

  41. Connie says:

    I am going to make Susan Branch’s recipe for corn pudding. It will be delicious for Thanksgiving.

  42. Connie says:

    I subscribe to Hoosier Homemade already.

  43. Connie says:

    I follow Hoosier Homemade on Facebook.

  44. Connie says:

    I follow Susan Branch on Facebook.

  45. That pumpkin latte sounds delicious. I have some pumpkin left from a new recipe I tried and will give it a try tomorrow with my morning coffee.

    I like Susan Branch on Facebook and follow her on Twitter.
    Pattie @ Olla-Podrida recently posted..Now THIS is Fun Size – HAPPY HALLOWEEN!My Profile

  46. I would love to try her peach and plum crisp. Sounds yummy!
    Jen @ Miss Organic’s Kitchen recently posted..Pumpkin Stew RecipeMy Profile

  47. I am an email subscriber to Hoosier Homemade.

  48. I follow Susan Branch on twitter as NutritionTipsRD.

    missorganicskitchen (at) gmail.com
    Jen @ Miss Organic’s Kitchen recently posted..Pumpkin Stew RecipeMy Profile

  49. I “like” Susan Branch on facebook (Jen Voss)
    Jen @ Miss Organic’s Kitchen recently posted..Blog Giveaway Roundup – November 1- 2010My Profile

  50. I follow Hoosier Homemade on twitter as nutritiontipsRD.
    Jen @ Miss Organic’s Kitchen recently posted..Healthy Weekly Meal Plan 10-31-10My Profile