Homemade Apple Pie Spice Recipe [Ready in Under 5 Minutes]

Creating your very own homemade apple pie spice is both easy and cost-effective as you combine cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger to create the perfect apple spice. This wonderful blend of spices can be used on more than just apple pie! 

Homemade Apple Pie Spice Recipe

As soon as the air turns crisp I head into the kitchen it seems! I start baking up a storm anything that reminds me of fall, like pumpkin bread, pumpkin chili, pumpkin smoothie bowls and of course Instant Pot Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake… 

But there is something I love more than pumpkins this time of year and it is apples! Who else is with me on this?

Homemade apple crumble pie is on my favorites along with candy apples and homemade caramel apples

So this year, I decided that I am going to up my love for fall and apples a little bit more and create my very own homemade apple pie spice blend. 

I know what you are thinking, I can only use it for pie, but that is simply not true!

  • First of all, it makes amazing gifts at Christmas time for friends and family (just put it in a cute jar with a tag and you are good to go!
  • You can add it to oatmeal with some pieces of apple,
  • Try your hand at homemade apple sauce,
  • Top off your homemade hot chocolate mix with homemade whipping cream and a little apple pie spice to the top,
  • or even slice up our homemade classic pancake recipe with adding some apple pie spice to the recipe for a fall twist on it! 

What is apple spice made of?

Apple pie spice is made up of cinnamon, ground nutmeg, allspice, and ground ginger. It is so easy to create your own homemade version of this in one simple step. 

Apple Pie Spice

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Makes 5 tablespoons

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

How to make homemade apple pie spice

Making your own homemade apple pie spice is as easy as 1-2… yep it doesn’t even have three! Ready in less than five minutes and way more cost-effective than buying it at the grocery store. 

  • In a small bowl, mix cinnamon, ground nutmeg, allspice and ground ginger. 
  • Store in an airtight container.

Tips, Tricks and FAQS

  • Be sure you are using fresh spices so that you get the whole flavor of the recipe. 
  • This recipe can easily be doubled, tripled or quadrupled… There is no limit to how much you can make at once. Just make sure you mix it well to combine all the seasonings. 

Can I use apple pie spice instead of allspice?

If you have  a recipe that calls for allspice and you are out you can use your apple pie spice or even your pumpkin pie spice as a substitute for it. Allspice is in both these mixes. Use apple spice for a stronger cinnamon flavor whereas the pumpkin pie mix has less cinnamon in the recipe. 

Check out these other fall favorites!

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Yield: 5 Tablespoons

Apple Pie Spice

Vertical shot of apple pie spice mix with wooden spoon

Creating your very own homemade apple pie spice is both easy and cost-effective as you combine cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger to create the perfect apple spice. This wonderful blend of spices can be used on more than just apple pie!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix cinnamon, ground nutmeg, allspice and ground ginger.
  2. Store in an airtight container.

Notes

  • Be sure you are using fresh spices so that you get the whole flavor of the recipe.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled, tripled or quadrupled… There is no limit to how much you can make at once. Just make sure you mix it well to combine all the seasonings.

1 Comment

  • Redoy

    This recipe looks so yummy and tasty. Thanks for your proper instructions. take care…

    August 23, 2020 at 6:26 pm Reply
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