This Pumpkin Pie Spice recipe takes all the guesswork out of making the perfect pumpkin goodies! Made with a handful of simple spices, this is the ideal blend for pie, baked goods or lattes!
This is the perfect spice blend for fall! I find it necessary to keep a separate jar of pumpkin pie spice in the pantry at all times, because I LOVE to bake! Requiring only a handful of spices you’ll most likely have on hand in your pantry, this blend is extremely versatile and can be used in a ton of dishes.
Why Make Your Own
- Sought After Spice Blend
- Uses Simple, Pantry Staple Spices
- Ideal For Fall
- Save Money
A simple blend of ground spices that are absolutely necessary when it comes to making the classic pumpkin pie and the ever popular pumpkin spice latte! When the leaves hit the ground and the pumpkins are in abundance, you’ll definitely want to have this mixture on hand.
Believe it or not, pumpkin pie spice blend can actually differ by manufacturer. However, here’s my blend that only requires 5 ingredients.
- Cinnamon – ground
- Ginger – ground
- Nutmeg – ground
- Allspice – ground
- Cloves – ground
How To Make Pumpkin Pie Spice
It couldn’t get any easier!
- Mix all the ingredients together and store in an airtight container or jar.
FAQs & Expert Tips
Of course this recipe can be used for the ever popular holiday classic – pumpkin pie, but I don’t think this is a one use spice blend, no no! This aromatic blend can be used in a variety of yummy pumpkin dishes.
These spice blends both typically contain a mixture of allspice and other spices that are similar in flavor. Pumpkin pie spice usually blends allspice with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves, whereas, apple pie spice is usually heavier on the cinnamon, with hints of allspice and nutmeg.
The best part about having all of these spices combined is the convenience! You can save time (and storage space) by having all of the pumpkin pie spice in a handy little container to grab whenever you need!
- If you ever have a recipe that calls for allspice and you’re all out, use this pumpkin spice in its place! Since it does contain allspice, it can make a great substitute in recipes.
- Pumpkin pie spice can be used in a wide variety of baking dishes, but most importantly, pumpkin spice lattes which I’ve included a recipe below just for you.
How To Make A Pumpkin Spice Latte
When fall hits, the leaves drop, the scarves come out and the line at your local coffee shop is FULL of people wanting the long awaited pumpkin spice latte. Skip the lines and save your money, this is going to be the only recipe you ever need to recreate that delicious drink at home! Move over Starbucks! A new pumpkin spice is in town.
- Start by heating milk (You can use whole, 2%, skim, or dairy-free milk. Coconut or almond milk would be delicious), canned pumpkin, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract on the stove.
- Next, combine your pumpkin spice milk mixture with your choice of strong coffee or shot of espresso. Finally, top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice. Simple, quick, and no coffee shop lines.
How to store
Store this spice blend in an airtight container or jar in your pantry for up to 1 year.
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Pumpkin Pie Spice
- Mix all the ingredients together and store in an airtight container or jar up to 1 year.
- If you ever have a recipe that calls for allspice and you’re all out, use the pumpkin pie spice in its place! Since it does contain allspice, it can make a great substitute in recipes.