It’s easy to add pumpkin flavor to your fall recipes and holiday baking with this homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice recipe.
Autumn is knocking at our doors, which means it’s pumpkin season. And what says “fall season” more than the rich, comforting aroma of Pumpkin Pie Spice?
I get so excited every year when it’s time to start using my pumpkin spice. Imagine cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice combined in a cute little jar, just waiting to be sprinkled over your favorite pumpkin recipes. With this easy recipe, I’ve got the perfect blend of spices for you.
Your own homemade pumpkin pie spice recipe is a fall game-changer. You’ll feel like you’re wrapped in a cozy sweater every time you pop open that jar.
Just the smell of it in the spice cabinet gets me into the fall mood! Next time you’re in the mood for some fall baking, forget the store-bought stuff.
Go ahead, whip out your small bowl and whisk, and give yourself the pleasure of a fresh batch of pumpkin pie spice.
Remember, spices are the spice of life—especially during pumpkin season! If you give this recipe a try, don’t forget to leave a star rating and let me know how it turns out. Until next time, happy cooking!
Common Questions About Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
Is it Cheaper to Make My Own Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend?
You betcha! Buying individual spices and mixing them yourself can save you some dollars. Especially when compared to those little jars at the grocery store. You might not realize it, but spices actually cost quite a bit!
What’s the Difference Between Store-Bought and Homemade?
The homemade version is often fresher and you can adjust the blend to your liking. Plus, no preservatives or anti-caking agents! I love having my own, homemade spices on hand.
If I can, I’ll even grow my own and dry it! The fresher, the better baby!
How Can I Use My Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice?
How about this? I’ll just give you a list of yummy ideas!
- Nut or seed milk
- Pumpkin spice smoothies
- Ice cream
- Energy bites or granola bars
- Whipped Cream
- Pancakes or waffles
- Toasted nuts or seeds
Don’t forget the actual pumpkin pie!
The list goes on, people! This spice blend is so versatile, it’s almost hard to believe! It’s one big reason why I love the fall season so much.
What’s your favorite way to use pumpkin pie spice? If I’m being honest, I’d have to say good ‘ole pumpkin pie is my favorite. Especially when it’s homemade from a fresh pumpkin!
Not needed! Your spice blend will be fine at room temperature.
Again, not needed. Just keep it in a cool, dark place.
Don’t hesitate to adjust the ratios a bit in this recipe. Want a little less cinnamon? Simply reduce the amount until you find the right flavor combo to fit your taste!
- Use an airtight container for storage; it keeps the spice blend fresh.
- Quality over quantity: high-quality spices yield a more robust flavor.
- You can easily double or triple this recipe; it’s totally scalable.
- Feel free to add ground cloves if you like them. 1/2 teaspoon should be plenty for this mixture.
- Store them in a small glass jar for a cute gift idea during the holiday season.
Boom! Four ingredients. It’s so simple! And yet, the flavor profile is hard to beat. If you’re at all like me, you’re looking for any excuse to sprinkle this stuff into whatever you’re making. Yum!
How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
Yeah, it doesn’t get any more simple than this. I love to make a big batch to have on hand for the fall and winter seasons. You can double or triple this recipe, no problem. The question is, do you think you have enough?
- Combine all ingredients in a small dish and mix well.
Kitchen Supplies You’ll Need for Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
I love giving this away to my neighbors and friends. Whether it’s in little jars or actual spice bottles, it looks great and people love it. Just another way to enjoy the holiday season!
- Small bowl
- Small whisk or spoon
- Airtight container or small jar
What to Serve With Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
Refer to the list above. Do you have any ideas that I didn’t cover? Leave me a comment and tell us your favorites. I love hearing from you!
- Stir into your morning coffee for an easy homemade pumpkin spice latte.
- Sprinkle on top of ice cream for a festive fall treat.
- Add it to your favorite pumpkin recipes like pumpkin cake or pumpkin bars.
Why You Should Make Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
The next time you make something, anything at all, you should consider adding a good shake of pumpkin spice. I know it might sound odd, but this stuff goes well with so many foods beyond what we normally think of!
- It’s Easy: Seriously, it’s so simple you’ll wonder why you haven’t made your own blend before.
- Super Versatile: Perfect for all things pumpkin and great for seasoning mixes like taco or cajun seasoning.
- Freshness: Homemade spices just taste fresher.
- Personal Touch: Make your own DIY pumpkin pie spice to suit your personal tastes.
Variations and Add-Ins for Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
I don’t know how far I would go with this one. Beyond the cloves, if you add too much, it won’t be pumpkin pie spice! However, don’t let me hold you back, haha! If you’ve got an idea that you just have to try, go for it!
- Clove Lover: Add ground cloves for extra warmth.
- Sweet Twist: Mix in a little bit of cinnamon sugar.
- Spice it Up: A pinch of black pepper adds a nice kick.
- Citrus fun: Add in a little dried orange zest to kick things up a notch.
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Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 3 ½ tablespoons cinnamon
- 2 ½ teaspoons ginger
- 2 ½ teaspoons nutmeg
- 1 ½ teaspoons allspice
- Combine all ingredients in a small dish and mix well.
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