Homemade pumpkin pie spice is so easy to make! With just 5 ingredients you can skip buying pumpkin spice in the store and make your own at home! This Pumpkin pie spice recipe has no cooking involved, just combining a few spices together and you are done.
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
Fall just screams for pumpkin pie spice. There is just something about the pumpkin spice recipe flavor combination that just makes you warm and cozy. Plus there is that undeniable fact that everything pumpkin spice is totally amazing! I love making pumpkin spice lattes and find they taste so much better when I use homemade pumpkin spice mix.
I love making my own spices and spice blends, and that is no different when it comes to making my own homemade Pumpkin Spice mix. It is great to make your own because you can change it up to fit your taste buds and tweak it to be the perfect pumpkin pie spice for you.
I like making a large batch of homemade pumpkin spice so I can use it for anything pumpkin that I am making. Then I store it in an air-tight jar have it on hand. It also is much cheaper to mix up the spices myself than to buy the premixed pumpkin spice mix in the store.
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What is in Pumpkin Pie Spice?
Pumpkin pie spice is the blend of common spices to make a homemade pumpkin spices mix that is perfect for the fall season, or any season if you are like me and just love all things pumpkin flavored.
There are only 5 ingredients in Pumpkin Pie Spice, and you probably already have them in your pantry.
- ground cinnamon
- ground nutmeg
- ground cloves
- ground ginger
- ground allspice.
When you combine these 5 simple ingredients you get the most amazing flavor combination and the best pumpkin pie spice blend that is perfect for all of your fall recipes.
Why Make your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice?
Yes, I know you can buy a jar of pumpkin pie spice in the store, but if you break it down cost wise you will see that they charge a lot more for the spices all combined then if you were to make it yourself. Plus if you cook often then you most likely have all of the ingredients to make your own pumpkin pie spice in your kitchen cabinets already.
You can use this recipe to make so many things like pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, and more! Anything that calls for pumpkin spice you can use this amazing homemade pumpkin spice.
If you have someone on your shopping list for the holidays that is a pumpkin spice fan, then making a batch of it and putting it in a pretty jar would be a great gift! I know I would love to get a jar for a gift, it would totally make me smile! I love this spice jar set, that comes with jars and chalkboard stickers to label the spice jars with. Aside from being functional, they are super cute too!
How to Use Homemade Pumpkin Spice
I use pumpkin spice seasoning for more than just making homemade pumpkin pie. I use it in muffins, coffee, desserts, savory dishes, and any recipe that calls for pumpkin spice. It has the perfect balance of spices that you love from any recipe that is pumpkin spice flavored. It is the perfect spice blend for pumpkin season and mixes well with any recipe that calls for a pumpkin spice blend and real pumpkin!
Personally, my favorites to use homemade pumpkin pie spice are homemade Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Spice Latte, and homemade pumpkin spice creamer. If you are looking for more tasty pumpkin recipes that use pumpkin spice check out some of our favorites!
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Can I leave out ginger from the homemade pumpkin spice blend or substitute something else?
Yes, you can leave out the ginger from the homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice and adapt it to your taste. You can replace the quantity with one of the spices that you like better or up the cinnamon, cloves, all spice and nutmeg by a 1/4 of teaspoon.
If I have whole Cloves or All Spice, can I grind them and use them?
Yes, you can grind whole spices and use them in the Pumpkin Spice blend. Make sure to grind the spices fine, a coffee grinder on the finest setting works great for this.
How to Store Pumpkin Spice
The homemade Pumpkin Spice can be stored up to 2 years in an airtight container in a cool dark place. You can use a plastic container or a glass container when storing. I like to make large batches of pumpkin spice mixes and then store them in smaller batches just to make things easier when storing.
Pumpkin Spice Ingredients
- 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon nutmeg
- 1 tablespoon ginger
- 1/2 tablespoon ground cloves
- 1/2 tablespoon ground allspice
How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
Grind any of the spices that you need to into their own bowls.
In a bowl add the ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground ginger, ground cloves, and ground allspice.
Then thoroughly mix all the ground spices together using a spoon or a whisk.
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- Grind any of the spices that you need to into their own bowls.
- In a bowl add the ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground ginger, ground cloves, and ground allspice.
- Then thoroughly mix all the ground spices together using a spoon or a whisk.
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