Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice – Super quick, easy and so much better than the store-bought version! A perfect spice blend for all your fall and holiday baking!
What is pumpkin pie spice?
Pumpkin pie spice is a wonderful blend of warm spices that includes cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and allspice. It is very popular during the autumn and holiday season and used especially to give fall flavors to the pumpkin pies.
It is one of the versatile seasonings and can be used in variety of dishes like cakes, cookies, muffins and latte.
All you need is 4-5 ground spices and 5 minutes to make this DIY pumpkin pie spice!
Why you’ll love this recipe
It super quick and easy to make!
Lot more cheaper than the store-bought one!
You can always adjust the flavors by adding more or less!
It makes a great homemade gift for the holiday season!
A perfect combination of fall flavors for all your holiday recipes!
Pumpkin spice mix usually made with 4-5 ingredients. Allspice is totally optional but I would recommend including it. Make sure the ground spices are fresh and good quality. If they don’t have any scent, do not use them. The below spices are all you need to make your own pumpkin pie spice at home.
Can I double the recipe?
Absolutely! If you are making this in bulk for gifting, it can be easily doubled. I would recommend using a blender to ensure even mixing.
If you want to make it fresh every time, cut the recipe in half.
How to use pumpkin spice?
Add this homemade spice blend to your coffee, cakes, breads, cookies, muffins, pancakes, waffles, oatmeal, chia puddings, yogurt and pies. The options are endless.
If you are making a fall dish that calls for pumpkin spice mix, you can use the same quantity of this homemade pumpkin spice blend.
Transfer the leftover pumpkin spice to an airtight container or jar and store it in a dry place like a kitchen cupboard or drawer. It can be stored for a year.
Step by step instructions:
Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
Mix everything using a whisk or spoon until well combined.
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- Chestnut Cardamom Milk
- Chestnut Chocolate Smoothie
- Persimmon Chia Pudding
- Persimmon Jam
- Fruitcake Cookies
- Chocolate Snowball Cookies
- Italian Sesame Cookies
- Mexican Wedding Cookies
How to make pumpkin pie spice at home
Recipe slightly adapted from Allrecipes
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 3 Tablespoons Ground Cinnamon
- 2 Teaspoons Ground Ginger
- 2 Teaspoons Ground Nutmeg
- 1 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
- 1 Teaspoon Ground Allspice
- Combine all the ingredients in a jar or mixing bowl.
- Mix everything until well combined.
- Store it in an airtight container.
Nutrition values are estimates only.