Make this easy homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice in 5 minutes using 5 ingredients. Loaded with warm fall flavors, it’s a must for fall baking and cooking.
About This Recipe
I absolutely love experimenting with a variety of spice mixes, that can instantly lift the taste and flavor of any simple dish. And this, Pumpkin Pie Spice, is one such spice, a pinch of this mix can give a twist to your simple dish making it even more irresistible.
It is a simple combination of some of the flavourful spices and doesn’t actually have pumpkin as the ingredient.
You must be wondering, then why it is called Pumpkin Pie Spice? It is because, it was originally discovered to add a little flavor and spice to the pumpkin pies, and thus the name.
Not only in the pumpkin pies, but you can also flavor your coffees, pancakes, waffles, bread, and desserts with the easy and full of the flavor spice mix.
Made using 5 ingredients, this easy DIY spice mix comes together in just 5 minutes.
Now, you must be wondering why to make it at home, when it is so easily available in the market?
Making this spice mix comes with many benefits. Firstly you know what’s going into it. The quality of ingredients can be controlled and only the best can be used Furthermore, it is very economical to make at home. You can also customize it according to your taste. Add the spices that you like more and reduce the quantity of the ones that you are not too fond of.
This recipe can be easily halved, doubled, or tripled. It is also a great holiday gifting option. Fill it in glass bottles and stick pretty labels and a great economical DIY food gift is ready in no time.
This spice mix is,
- A great twist to Pumpkin recipes
- Easy + Quick
- Prepared with just 5 ingredients
- Better and economical than a store-bought one
This aromatic spice is a combination of some of the beautiful warm spices which scream fall and holiday baking. It has cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, dry ginger powder, clove powder, and allspice powder, that’s it!
Black Pepper and Cardamom can also be added to it for added flavor.
This pumpkin spice mix can be easily customized. Add more ginger and clove for sharper, robust flavor, or add more cinnamon for softer flavor.
Step By Step Recipe
Mix all the ingredients together.
Transfer the mix in a glass jar. Store in a dry place for upto a month. Use as and when required.
This strong, spicy, and aromatic spice is traditionally used to flavor the delectable pumpkin pies.
But you can use this versatile spice to flavor up other dishes too. I like to sprinkle it on the top of my frothy coffees, it adds a deliciously spicy and cinnamon flavor to it. Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew, Pumpkin Spice Martini, Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte, Pumpkin Juice are some of my fav drinks where I add this mix.
You can even sprinkle it on your pancakes, waffles, fresh toast, or homemade bread for your weekend breakfast.
A little of this spice can also add a twist to your favorite pies, tarts, and other desserts.
You can also use this spice to make spiced nuts and snack on them whenever you are hungry.
As this DIY Pumpkin Spice mix is easy to store, you can make a big jar of the same and can store for about 6 months in an airtight container in a dry place.
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Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
- 3 tbsp Cinnamon Powder
- 3 tsp Nutmeg Powder
- 3 tsp Dry Ginger Powder
- 2 tsp Clove Powder
- 1 tsp All Spice Powder
- Mix all the ingredients together.
- Transfer the mix in a glass jar.
- Store in a dry place for up to 6 months.
- Use as and when required.