How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice

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.

Pumpkin pie spice on a wooden spoon, metal canister in the background.

Servings: 4.8 tablespoons

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Step #1. Prepare Ingredients

Ground cinnamon in a measuring spoon, whole cinnamon sticks on the side.
Ground nutmeg in a measuring spoon, whole nutmeg on the side.
Ground ginger in a measuring spoon, fresh whole ginger on the side.
Ground cloves in a measuring spoon, whole cloves on the side.
  • 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

A wooden bowl full of pumpkin pie spice mix and a small wooden spoon.

Combine all the spices in a bowl and store in an airtight container (you can store in a cool and dark place for months).

Pumpkin pie spice getting transferred from wooden bowl to metal canister.
Pumpkin pie spice getting transferred from wooden bowl to metal canister.

Step #3. Your Pumpkin Spice Mix is Ready to Use

Pumpkin pie spice on a wooden spoon, metal canister in the background.

Use in baking and/or beverages such as pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin spice lattes, etc.

Pumpkin pie spice on a wooden spoon, metal canister in the background.

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

This easy, quick recipe for pumpkin pie spice is a simple blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American, British, Canadian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 14 teaspoons
Calories 14kcal
Author Joss D

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. cinnamon ground
  • 2 tsp. nutmeg ground
  • 2 tsp. ginger ground
  • 1 ½ tsp. cloves ground

Tools

  • Measuring spoons
  • Small bowl
  • Storage container

Instructions

  • Combine all the spices in a bowl and store in an airtight container (you can store in a cool and dark place for months).
    A wooden bowl full of pumpkin pie spice mix and a small wooden spoon.
  • Use in baking and/or beverages such as pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin spice lattes, etc.
    Pumpkin pie spice on a wooden spoon, metal canister in the background.
Nutrition Facts
How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 14 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 22mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 9IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or dipping sauce.

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Ways to use your homemade pumpkin pie spice:

Fall Pumpkin Party Punch

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