How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

pumpkin pie spice
Diana Rattray

This is an essential spice blend to have on hand for fall and winter baking. Use it in any recipe that uses a combination of these spices. Pumpkin pie is the most obvious choice, but it's also a great spice blend to use in spiced cider or tea, sweet potato pies, and a variety of cakes and cookies.

Follow the formula below to make enough pumpkin pie spice for a recipe or make it in larger amounts to store in your pantry for fall baking.

Pumpkin Spice Mix

2 teaspoons

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground

1/2 cup

  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg

1 cup

  • 1/2 cup ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons ground nutmeg

Combine the spices in a small bowl or cup and stir or whisk to blend thoroughly. Transfer to a small, clean spice jar or canning jar and store in a cool, dark place.


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