Wondering what’s so great about Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix? Wait till it lets you drool after a mouthful of its sprinkle on your favorite dishes! Here is how to make it.
I absolutely love experimenting with varieties of spices, that can instantly lift the taste and flavor of any simple dish.
And this, PUMPKIN SPICE MIX, 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 Spice Mix?
It is because, this spice mix was originally discovered to add a little flavor and spice to the pumpkin pies, and thus the name.
It is very simple to make and can be stored for about a month.
I wait for the fall season when Pumpkin is in the season to make this spice mix so that I can flavor my freshly homemade pumpkin pies with this spice.
But nowadays pumpkin is available throughout the year, so you don’t have to wait till fall or winter.
But there is nothing like a good pumpkin, which you will get only when it’s in season.
Not only in the pumpkin pies, but you can also flavor your coffees, pancakes, waffles, bread, and desserts with the easy and full of flavor Pumpkin Pie Spice mix.
Learn how to make Pumpkin Spice Mix, that will be your new favorite spice to sprinkle on your desserts.
What is Pumpkin Pie Spice?
A simple spice mix that is a flavourful and aromatic combination of cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, dry ginger powder, clove powder, and allspice powder.
This easy to make the spice mix is a mere assemblage of five basic powders that will create a sheer magic every time you sprinkle it on your favorite dishes.
This Pumpkin Spice mix is widely available in the local markets, but I would recommend you to make it at home. As no spice can match the flavor of homemade spice. Right?
For a long time, I bought this spice from the market, but when I came to know it’s so easy to make since then I have always made it at home.
Thi spice is a combination of some of the beautiful warm spices which scream fall and holiday baking. It has cinnamon, nutmeg, dry ginger, clove, and allspice, that’s it!
It is always great to make it at home because you know the right set of ingredients that go inside this powder.
How long can you store it?
As this DIY Pumpkin Spice mix is easy to store, you can make a big jar of the same and can store for about 1 month in an airtight container in a dry place.
Is All Spice the same as Pumpkin Pie Spice?
No they both are not the same. Allspice is actually one of the ingredients used to make Pumpkin Pie Spice along with cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, dry ginger powder, and clove powder.
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.
You can even sprinkle it on your pancakes, waffles, fresh toast, or homemade bread for your weekend breakfast.
A little of this spice mix 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.
Just mix cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, and cloves powder and use this simple spice mix instead of this spice mix.
How to make it Step by Step
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.
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 upto a month.
- Use as and when required.