Do you want to know how to make pumpkin pie spice from scratch? This easy, quick recipe for pumpkin pie spice is a simple blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. These four spices are all you need to flavor a variety of pumpkin dishes from muffins and pies to homemade pumpkin spice lattes.
Step #1. Prepare Ingredients
- 3 tbsp. cinnamon, ground
- 2 tsp. nutmeg, ground
- 2 tsp. ginger, ground
- 1 ½ tsp. cloves, ground
- Measuring spoons
- Small bowl
- Storage container
Step #2. Combine Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients
Combine all the spices in a bowl and store in an airtight container (you can store in a cool and dark place for months).
Step #3. Your Pumpkin Spice Mix is Ready to Use
Now you know how to make pumpkin pie spice at home. This recipe is a tested favorite, but feel free to substitute or add different spices to make it your own. You do not need any special equipment to blend the spices; a stirring spoon and a small bowl should do the trick.
Storage is very easy; no refrigeration is necessary. Just keep the mix in an airtight container or baggie in a cool, dark cabinet until you need it! Its shelf life should be as long as the spices on your spice rack, which means that you can use it all year round! Another great thing is that if you run out, you can stir up another batch in under 10 minutes.
Now that you have your pumpkin spice mix, the next thing to do is to decide how to use it. What will your next mouthwatering pumpkin dish be?
How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 3 tbsp. cinnamon - ground
- 2 tsp. nutmeg - ground
- 2 tsp. ginger - ground
- 1 ½ tsp. cloves - ground
- Combine all the spices in a bowl and store in an airtight container (you can store in a cool and dark place for months).
- Use in baking and/or beverages such as pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin spice lattes, etc.
Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or sauces.
Ways to use your homemade pumpkin pie spice: