Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe [Ready in 5 Minutes]

This homemade pumpkin pie spice recipe is a combination of a few warm spices to create this easy spice mix to use for all your favorite pumpkin flavored dishes. 

Pumpkin pie spice recipe

Have you ever thought to make your own homemade pumpkin pie spice? Crazy right? 

For so long I would buy those little red containers at the store that are both overpriced and small. 

Every time I would need this spice I found myself running to the store to pick up a small bottle because I never had one on hand.

Until one day I decided that it was probably super simple to make my own… Guess what? In less than 5 minutes I had my very own homemade pumpkin spice mix, and it was way cheaper to make than buy at the store!   

What can I use if I don’t have pumpkin pie spice?

Pumpkin pie spice is something that I never have on hand. Before I really started baking and cooking I thought the only way to cook when it called for this was to run to the store and grab it! 

Boy, have I learned over the years! This pumpkin spice mix is basically a combination of basic spices which include, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and ground cloves. 

Pumpkin spice mix

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Makes 6 tablespoons

Ingredient

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How to make homemade pumpkin pie spice

Making your own pumpkin pie spice is incredibly simple! Most of the spices are ones you have on hand it takes just a few minutes to make. 

  • In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together until well blended.
  • Store in an airtight container, I love to store mine in a mason jar. 

Tips and Tricks and FAQ

  • Don’t limit yourself to only using this spice combination on your pumpkin pies. It tastes amazing on so many other delicious pumpkin inspired dishes. 

Is there a spice mixture similar to pumpkin spice?

In all actuality, apple spice is very similar, almost identical really. The only difference is the ginger that is missing. 

Is this spice mixture healthy?

The warm fall spices as I like to call them in this spice mixture are really good for you. These spices have many benefits for your brain as well as anti-inflammatory. 

So feel free to add it to everything you can! 

What can I use pumpkin spice on?

You can use this spice combination for all your favorite fall dishes! Some include:

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Yield: 6 Tablespoons

Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

pumpkin pie spice in jar with pumpkin pie in the background

This homemade pumpkin pie spice is a combination of a few warm spices to create this easy spice mix to use for all your favorite pumpkin flavored dishes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cloves

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together until well blended.
  2. Store in an airtight container, I love to store mine in a mason jar.

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