Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix is even better than store-bought - it's easy and more budget friendly! This easy autumn inspired 5 minute spice mix is loaded with fall flavor and requires only 5 spices.
Pumpkin pie spice is a warm blend of spices commonly used in pumpkin pie and various other fall themed baking recipes, including hot drinks like Pumpkin Spice Lattes.
Canadian Thanksgiving is in October, so to me October is pumpkin month but really, what's wrong with pumpkin pie spiced baking at any time of the year, right?
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About the ingredients for this recipe.
See the recipe card below for exact amounts.
- ground cinnamon
- ground nutmeg
- ground ginger
- ground allspice
- ground cloves
Whether you are making a small batch or a large batch the process is simple.
- Add the spices to a container that has a lid.
- Shake or stir it up.
- Use right away or add the lid to the container and store the mix in your pantry.
Add more cloves and allspice if you want a more punchy spice mix.
✔ This recipe is vegetarian, vegan and gluten free (as with most spice mixes).
Store in a container with a lid.
Spice blends are good for around 6 months stored in a cool dark place like a pantry.
You'll need a container with a lid. I like mini mason jars, linked below.
Why Make Homemade Spice Mixes?
So why would you make homemade spice mixes when it's so easy to just buy it from the store, ready made?
- it's cheaper in the long run - spices are cheaper in larger quantities. Specific blends are more costly.
- flavors are better/fresher
- you can control which flavors you like - ditch the cloves if you want to
- no weird additives
- it's fun to make things from scratch
- you can give them as gifts - fun for the holidays!
Pumpkin pie spice mix is made of ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, ground allspice and ground cloves.
To make pumpkin pie spice mix at home just mix the fives spices - cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves. Use immediately or store in a jar for 6 months.
More Homeade Spices Mixes
- Apple Pie Spice Mix
- Greek Seasoning
- Everyday Seasoning
- Italian Seasoning
- Southwest Spice Mix
- Taco Seasoning
Recipes Using Pumpkin Pie Spice
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
- Add the spices to bowl.
- Mix with a whisk.
- Store the mix in a container with a lid.
Nutritional information is an estimate. Values vary based on products used.
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This post was originally posted on September 14, 2016. Updated November 21, 2021 to provide clearer recipe information and nutritional information. The recipe has not changed.