Learn How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice for all of your fall baking recipes! Just a few simple spices lets you have an abundance of this popular flavor on hand and customize it to exactly what you love!
Why You Will Love This Recipe
The arrival of fall is synonymous with pumpkin spiced everything! Learn How to Make Pumpkin Spice at home and you can use it in anything you want.
Fall is my favorite season so I am a fan of anything that can remind me of this time of year.
The arrival of pumpkin spiced treats and drinks seems to officially kick off the season, and I want to soak it in as much as I can!
The second I feel cooler weather roll in, the boots and sweaters come out. And the baking and pumpkin spice begins!
This custom homemade spice blend recipe lets you make this spice at home and adjust it to exactly what you love!
Use it for all of your baked goods and even coffee.
Here is what you need to make this spice blend:
- Ground Cinnamon
- Ground Ginger
- Ground Allspice
- Ground Nutmeg
- Ground Cloves
Simply mix all of the spices together in a small bowl and that is it!
Modifications and Substitutions
Most of the pumpkin spice blend recipes out there are exactly the same.
I find the blend to be a little heavy on allspice and cloves, so I have made an adjustment where the cinnamon and ginger shine more.
The best thing about learning How to Make Pumpkin Spice is you can adjust the ratios to your preference.
Start with the base that I have here. Give it a taste, and then add more of particular spices as you wish to get that perfect balance.
No! While cinnamon is a strong flavor, there are other spices that make up this blend.
Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and cloves.
They are the same thing and can be used in baking and drink recipes as needed!
It is a mix of strong, warm flavors that have a bit of spice or kick.
The first thing my husband said when I made this was, “Oooh, can I put it in my coffees?!?” It is sure to be a hit with all of your pumpkin spice lovers.
This pumpkin spice blend is versatile and perfect for all of your fall baking.
Try it out in cupcakes, scones, cakes, breads, and even coffee drinks. What is your favorite way to enjoy pumpkin spice?
- Small Bowl
- Place all of the ingredients in a small bowl. Blend to combine.
- Adjust ratio to your preferred taste. Store in a clean, dry container.