The smell and taste of pumpkin spice is the definition of fall for some people, I know it is for myself. The combination of cinnamon mixed with ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice is what makes this Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice so amazing!
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice is a simple recipe made from ingredients you already have in your pantry! It also makes an excellent homemade gift!
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice will take you only minutes to make! If you use whole spices, like cinnamon and nutmeg, they will pack more flavor than any store bought version.
On that note, what is in pumpkin pie spice? Pumpkin pie spice is made up of a handful of ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. All you need is cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and cloves!
5 ingredients, that’s all! That brings us onto to the next most important question which is how to make pumpkin pie spice? Well, hold onto your hats because this will be the easiest recipe you will make in your life. I’m not even exaggerating.
You need 5 minutes tops to make this Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice. You measure out and put all your spices into a bowl and mix. That’s it, you’re done!
If you are going to the trouble of making your own Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice, you should also spend the time to make your own Homemade Pumpkin Puree. It is super easy and uses only 1 ingredient: REAL PUMPKIN!
Plus, learn the different between pumpkins (yes, there is only 1 type of pumpkin that makes a good pie!). Also learn about different types of cinnamon and the 1 that has the most healthy benefits.
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice is also perfect to give as gifts. Just head to your local craft store and find some adorable glass bottles and customizable labels, maybe even some colored string and BOOM: homemade gifts!
If you loved this pumpkin spice recipe, check out these easy recipes that use pumpkin:
Tools for making Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice:
- 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
- 1 tablespoon ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon ground allspice
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
Mix all spices in a small bowl.