This homemade pumpkin spice recipe takes 5 minutes to mix up—with 5 ingredients that you may already have in your pantry! Making your own costs less than buying a jar at the store—and even better when it’s homemade. Then add this fragrant mix to pies, pancakes, roasted fall veggies, lattes, oatmeal—and all your fall favorites.
Pumpkin Spice Mix Recipe
Mix the following.
- ⅓ cup ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg or mace
- 1-½ teaspoons ground cloves
- 1-½ teaspoons ground allspice
Make a gift jar and add a tag with these instructions: “For pumpkin pie, add 1 to 1 ½ teaspoons of spice mix to your other ingredients.”
Tip: Sprinkle a teaspoon of pumpkin spice mix into your carved pumpkin before lighting the candle. Your Jack-O-Lantern will still look spooky, but smell delightful! Find other pumpkin carving tips and tricks, then learn how to carve a pumpkin or how to cook pumpkin.
Where did pumpkin spice come from? Enjoy the column, A Century-Long Passion for Pumpkin Spice.
Finally, see Pumpkin Recipes for even more pumpkin-flavored foods!