Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Make a big batch of this homemade pumpkin pie spice for all of your favorite pumpkin recipes! It is a great homemade spice blend to have on hand in the fall!

Use this homemade pumpkin pie spice in these fluffy pumpkin pancakes or this healthy pumpkin bar recipe!  Pumpkin pie spices on a plate

Pumpkin Pie Spice on EVERYTHING

It’s that time of year again! It’s fall and that means pumpkin everything! So here’s the thing. You don’t have to like pumpkin (necessarily) to join in on the fall fun!

Pumpkin pie spice doesn’t even have pumpkin in it! You can add your pumpkin pie spice to pumpkin recipes OR you can add it to any of your favorite recipes to give them a little fall flavor!

Here are some recipes you can use pumpkin spice in that don’t even have pumpkin (say what?!)

What is in pumpkin pie spice?

Pumpkin pie spice is a mixture of warm spices and flavors. Here are the all-star spices that makeup pumpkin pie spices.

  • Cinnamon
  • Ginger
  • Nutmeg
  • Cloves

You can find all of these spices at any grocery store! Nutmeg and cloves come in whole seeds, feel free to buy those too! Just remember you have to grate them with a small grater before putting them into this pumpkin pie spice!

pumpkin pie spices on a plate

DL on Pumpkin Spice

Who doesn’t love running to the store to buy a pumpkin spice latte to get in the mood for fall? Here is everything you need to know to prepare you for pumpkin pie spice season!

How much pumpkin pie spice do I use in recipes?

How much pumpkin pie spice you use depends on what recipe you are using. Pumpkin pie spice is made up of many strong spices, so it is all about personal preference.

We suggest adding pumpkin pie spice to recipes by the 1/2 teaspoon until it reaches your ideal pumpkin pie spice flavor!

How do I store pumpkin pie spice?

Store pumpkin pie spice in an airtight container in a cool, dry space.

Can I add other spices to pumpkin pie spice?

Yes, there are other spices that you can add to your pumpkin pie spice mix to give it a little flare! Below are some other options that would be delicious in a pumpkin pie spice.

  • Allspice
  • Anise
  • Dried orange peel
  • Cardamom

Recipes to Use Pumpkin Pie Spice

There are so many ways to use pumpkin spice, here are some of our favorite recipes you can use this homemade pumpkin spice in!

Recipe

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Make a big batch of this homemade pumpkin pie spice for all of your favorite pumpkin recipes! It is a great homemade spice blend to have on hand in the fall!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
Author: Linley Richter
Yield: 20 servings 1x
Category: Spice Blend
Method: No Bake
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ground cinnamon
  • 2.5 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 4 teaspoons ground cloves

Instructions

  1. Place all spices in a small jar and shake until combined.
  2. Store in an airright container in a cool, dry place!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoons
  • Calories: 12
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 1
  • Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 3
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 0

Photos by: The Wooden Skillet.

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