How To Make Pumpkin Pie Spice

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Are you tired of always buying pre-made pumpkin pie spice from the store? Do you want to control the ingredients and make it yourself? Look no further! Here is a simple recipe for Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice that you can use in all your fall baked goods.

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Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Home-Made Freshness: Control the quality and freshness of your spice blend at home.
  • Versatile Seasoning: Perfect for pies, lattes, and Pumpkin Biscotti, use it when the recipe calls.
  • Quick and Easy: No need to buy pre-made, make best pumpkin pie spice in just minutes!

Recipe Ingredients

  • Ground Cinnamon: Acts as the base of the spice mix, providing a warm, sweet flavor that’s quintessential to pumpkin pie spice.
  • Ground Ginger: Injects a spicy, earthy note that gives depth to the overall flavor profile.
  • Ground Nutmeg: Offers a warm, sweet, slightly woody flavor that complements the other spices perfectly.
  • Ground Allspice: Contributes hints of ground cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg enhancing the complexity of the this homemade spice blend.
Pumpkin Spice Recipe Ingredients.

How To Make Pumpkin Pie Spice?

Step One: Measure Spices

Begin by measuring out the ground spices using tablespoons and/or teaspoons.

Step Two: Combine Spices

Measure the four spices and add them into a small bowl. The ginger and nutmeg should be in equal amounts, while allspice is in less proportion and the largest proportion of spice is cinnamon.

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Step Three: Mix Spices

Combine the spices together with a fork or small whisk until evenly mixed.

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Step Four: Store

Store the homemade pumpkin pie spice blend in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

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Step Five: Use

To use, add 1-2 teaspoons of the mix into your dessert recipe or beverage as desired. Enjoy the warm, cozy flavor of pumpkin spice in all your fall treats, and store the rest of your batch of spice in a jar or container.

Expert Tips

  • Ginger Freshness: Pick ginger powder that’s not clumpy to make sure it’s the freshest.
  • Nutmeg Magic: Grate your own nutmeg for the most awesome, strong flavor.

Storage Instructions

  • Cool Storage: Pumpkin pie spice should be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Avoid Heat: It needs to be stored away from heat sources, such as stoves or ovens.
  • Freshness Period: Pumpkin pie spice is best used within 6 months for optimal freshness, though it can last up to a year.

Recipes That Use Pumpkin Spice

  • Pumpkin Spice Pop tarts: Pop tarts are a fun breakfast treat, and this Pop Tart Recipe adds in pumpkin spice for a tasty twist.
  • Traditional Pumpkin Pie: Using your pumpkin spice in a pumpkin pie is one of the best ways to use pumpkin spice. Here is a delicious and fun Fall Pumpkin Pie Recipe which I’m sure you will love to try. You may also enjoy this crustless pumpkin pie recipe. This Delicious Pumpkin Pie is absolutely amazing and will taste even better when you add the blend from your pumpkin pie spice recipe.
  • Pumpkin Bread Buns: These soft and fluffy buns get a pumpkin spice twist for the perfect addition to any fall meal. Learn how to make these Pumpkin Bread Buns at The Inspiration Edit.
  • Pumpkin Spice Moonpies: You may want to bake a batch of Pumpkin Spice Moonpies. This recipe uses pumpkin spice, and pumpkin puree and the flavors are fantastic.
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake: Make an Instant Pot pumpkin cheesecake using a pinch of your pumpkin spice. Our Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe is a fantastic recipe to try.
  • Pumpkin Pie Fudge: This Pumpkin Pie Fudge recipe is the perfect treat for any fall occasion.
  • Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bars: If you love pumpkin bars then you will want to try these easy Pumpkin Snicker Doodle Bar Treats.
  • Pumpkin Struessel Bars: Another pumpkin bar recipe that I love is this pumpkin and oatmeal strussel bar. It’s a great recipe and has a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice to make it even better!
  • Instant Pot Pumpkin Bundt Cake: Add just a pinch of homemade pumpkin spice to this delicious recipe and you’ll have the best Instant Pot Pumpkin Bundt Cake.
  • Pumpkin Spice Latte: You can make a delicious Pumpkin Spice latte at home with your own pumpkin pie spice blend and delicious whipped cream.
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FAQ’S

What If I Don’t Like Cinnamon?

If you prefer cinnamon to be less strong in the mixture, reduce it to the proportion for your preferences or completely skip it!
Some people love spice blends with ground cinnamon whereas others prefer a less subtle flavor.

Does Pumpkin Spice Go Bad?

The spices in this mixture do not expire quickly but over time they will lose their strength and flavor. It is best to make smaller batches of the spice mix and use it within a couple of months.

How Much Pumpkin Spice to Use in Recipes?

The amount of pumpkin pie spice to use in a recipe will vary depending on personal preference and the specific recipe. Start with a small amount, taste, and add more as needed.

A general guideline is 1-2 teaspoons per dessert recipe or beverage. But remember always to taste as you go! After all tasting as you bake is always the fun part!

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How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Capture the essence of fall in a jar with homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Seasoning, your go-to blend for pies, lattes, and autumn treats!

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ Tablespoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 ½ Teaspoons Ground Ginger
  • 2 ½ Teaspoons Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 ½ Teaspoon Ground Allspice

Instructions

  1. Begin by measuring out the ground spices using tablespoons and/or teaspoons.
  2. Measure the four spices and add them into a small bowl. The ginger and nutmeg should be in equal amounts, while allspice is in less proportion and the largest proportion of spice is cinnamon.
  3. Combine the spices together with a fork or small whisk until evenly mixed.
  4. Store the homemade pumpkin pie spice blend in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
  5. To use, add 1-2 teaspoons of the mix into your dessert recipe or beverage as desired. Enjoy the warm, cozy flavor of pumpkin spice in all your fall treats, and store the rest of your batch of spice in a jar or container.

Notes

  • Ginger Freshness: Pick ginger powder that’s not clumpy to make sure it’s the freshest.
  • Nutmeg Magic: Grate your own nutmeg for the most awesome, strong flavor.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 12Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 2gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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