Would you like to re-create those pumpkin pie spice mixtures that are often for sale in gift shops? Here is the right proportion of ingredients.
Pumpkin Spice Mix Recipe
Mix the following in a nice gift jar:
- ⅓ cup ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg or mace
- 1-½ teaspoons ground cloves
- 1-½ teaspoons ground allspice
Add a gift 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!