Create gourmet coffee recipes at home with flavored Nespresso Barista creations for Vertuo


Celebrating the start of the festive season, it’s time to get creative with Nespresso’s latest additions to its Barista Creations Flavored range.

Inspired by decadent desserts, Nespresso’s Barista Creations Flavored line captures professional coffee expertise, with each flavor allowing you to easily create delicious, elevated coffee moments. A limited-edition seasonal Pumpkin Spice Cake joins two new permanent cafes for Vertuo, Chocolate Fudge and Hazelino Muffin.

“When you’re in the mood for a gourmet treat, our flavored coffees are the perfect choice,” shares Nespresso New Zealand Coffee Ambassador Jaime Conger. “Inspired by the expertise of some of the world’s best baristas, our new additions to the Barista Creations Flavored family have been specially crafted for the perfect harmony of flavors. Whether you’re adding milk or enjoying flavored black coffee, we think you’ll love bringing these café-style creations to life.

Have fun with flavors with Nespresso Barista Creations


Available in Vertuo and Original

Extraction: Mug 230ml (Vertuo) | 40ml & 110ml (Original)

Notes: Sweet pumpkin and clove

RRP: $1.70 per capsule (Vertuo) | $1.40 per capsule (Original)

Inspired by the rich world of the festive season, this limited edition coffee delights with a wide range of spice notes such as cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. Combined with a sweet pumpkin flavor, this creates a sweet blend of Arabica from Latin American and African coffees for a gourmet treat. With the addition of a dash of milk, the spice notes are softened for a smoother, smoother coffee with hints of buttery biscuit.

Chocolate fondant – NEW

Available in Vertuo

Extraction: Mug 230ml

Notes: Sweet, rich and chocolaty

MSRP: $1.40 per capsule

For your intense chocolate pleasure! A rich and deliciously elegant flavor of dark chocolate fudge runs through this blend of Latin American and African coffees. Brazilian coffee gives the blend roundness and balance, while Ethiopian coffee in the second division brings delicate aromas and finesse. In this smooth mixture comes the flavor of chocolate fudge. Try the chocolate fondant with a dash of milk for a real chocolate delicacy, delivering cereal notes and a subtle caramelized sweetness.

Muffin Hazelino – NEW

Available in Vertuo

Extraction: Mug 230ml

Notes: Soft and velvety

MSRP: $1.40 per capsule

A coffee with a mild and sweet taste. From a base blend of Latin American and African Arabicas, these coffees achieve a medium-dark roast that develops the roundness and rich texture of this espresso, allowing the sweet biscuit notes to shine through in the cup . Try Hazelino Muffin with a dash of milk to bring out its rich cookie and pastry character even more.

Gourmet coffee recipes to start the holiday season off right:

“October marks the start of the holiday season for many coffee lovers around the world, with pumpkin flavors typically celebrated around Halloween,” Jaime shares. “Pumpkin Spice is a flavor that is synonymous with celebrations at this time of year, and almost feels like a welcome to the start of a season of indulgence.

“We are celebrating two of the newest additions to the Barista Creations Flavored line with our improved coffee recipes, as well as Vertuo’s fan-favorite Vanilla Custard Pie. All of our recipes have been tested with alternative milks, with New Zealand’s popular oat milk being our top recommendation for each of the three recipes below.




  • 1 x Vertuo Pumpkin Spice Cake pod
  • 35g White Chocolate
  • 125 ml milk or oat milk
  • Pinch of ground spices
  • Vertuo Mug


  1. Place 35 g of white chocolate in the Barista milk device.
  2. Add 125 ml of oat milk and froth in “Moka Viennese” mode until complete.
  3. Extract 1 x Pumpkin Spice Cake Capsule into the cup.
  4. Add the white chocolate and milk mixture.
  5. Garnish with all the ground spices.




  • 1 x Vertuo chocolate fondant capsule
  • 20g milk chocolate
  • 125 ml milk or oat milk
  • Chocolate powder
  • Vertuo Mug


  1. Froth 125 ml of milk in the Barista or Aeroccino4 milk maker and pour it into the bottom of the cup.
  2. Place a 20g milk chocolate bar on the rim of the cup.
  3. Extract 1x capsule of chocolate fondant directly on top of the chocolate, dropping it into the cup as it melts.
  4. Garnish with chocolate powder.




  • 1 x Vertuo Vanilla Pie vsassume
  • 80 ml milk or oat milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 5 g crushed honeycomb to garnish
  • Vertuo Mug


  1. Add 80ml of oat milk and 1 teaspoon of honey to your Barista milk maker and froth on the ‘Latte Art’ setting.
  2. Extract 230ml of Vanilla Custard Pie into a Vertuo cup.
  3. Pour the milk and honey mixture on top.
  4. Garnish with crushed honeycomb.

Nespresso Vertuo Flavored Barista Creations interval is available online and in Nespresso boutiques now, RRP $11.40 per pouch of 10 capsules. For more information on Nespresso’s Barista Creations Flavored range, visit

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Rozella J. Cook