Pumpkin Pie Spice

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This simple Pumpkin Pie Spice combines cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice to create a comforting blend that can be used countless ways.

This post includes a recipe for making homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice, how to use your homemade spice blend, and ideas for gifting this blend (with a free printable).

Image of Pumpkin Pie Spice in a container.

After saving so much money by making and using my own apple pie spice blend, I knew it was time to make homemade pumpkin pie spice! Why spend up to five dollars for a few tablespoons of a spice blend when you can make it in bulk for so much cheaper? And with so little effort, too?

If you love the warming spices found in pumpkin pie spice, you are going to love making your own.

There are so many ways to use this spice blend. It can transform a boring bowl of oatmeal into something you look forward to eating in the morning. Such a small amount of spice goes a long way –and yet, it can take your food from meh to amazing. And this spice blend will do just that! Not only can you use it in recipes that call for pumpkin pie spice, but you can also use it whenever you want to amp up the flavor of a baked good or a breakfast recipe. Keep reading for plenty of ways to use this blend.

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Image of the spices mix being mixed together to create Pumpkin Pie Spice.

How to use Pumpkin Pie Spice

There are so many ways to use this spice blend! Below are some ideas:

How to store

Store your homemade spice blend in an airtight container out of any direct sunlight. I like buying re-usable spice jars (here are my favorite spice containers; affiliate link). Use any small glass jars; like WECK or Mason jars or any small bottle with a lid.

Gifting homemade spices

I’m all about gifting this cute spice blend to friends, family members, or co-workers. Add a homemade label (Download FREE printable labels here) on brown Kraft sticker paper and stick it on the top or side of a small glass jar. Here’s the exact label paper I use, it can be found here.

The free printable also includes a few extra designed labels in case you want to gift a whole basket of spices. Or gift a spice with a few ingredients and a recipe to make a fun pumpkin treat. 

You can print the labels on paper, cut them out, and attach them with glue or double-sided tape. Or, if you prefer, you can use label stickers. Grab some jars or spice containers, tie on some twine, and gift away!

Image of Pumpkin Pie Mix in a container ready to be used.

 

QUICK TIP

To get just two teaspoons of Pumpkin Pie Spice: Combine 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves, and a 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger.

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

5 from 4 votes
This simple Pumpkin Pie Spice combines cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice to create a comforting blend that can be used countless ways.
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Pumpkin Pie Spice

5 from 4 votes
This simple Pumpkin Pie Spice combines cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice to create a comforting blend that can be used countless ways.
Course Spice
Cuisine American
Keyword pumpkin pie spice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 spice blend
Calories 42kcal
Cost $0.85

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg (or grate fresh)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon allspice

Instructions

  • Mix all of the spices together. Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight.

Recipe Notes

Note 1: Scale this recipe up or down depending on how much you need!
Nutrition information is for the whole container of apple pie spice. There are no significant calories in each individual serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 1spice blend | Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 1mg

We do our best to provide accurate nutritional analysis for our recipes. Our nutritional data is calculated using a third-party algorithm and may vary, based on individual cooking styles, measurements, and ingredient sizes. Please use this information for comparison purposes and consult a health professional for nutrition guidance as needed.

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  1. Question from beginner “kitchen artist” – HOW MUCH goes in one bowl of oatmeal, or in one large sweet potato?

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