How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice

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Our pumpkin pie spice recipe is super easy to make using just 5 ingredients. This blend of spices is used in many fall recipes like pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie and pumpkin pancakes. It’s versatile and we like to add a pinch of cardamom too! Perfect for any pumpkin spice recipes!

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This is the best fall spice and smells so good! It’s versatile and can be used in many recipes. We even like to sprinkle it over our morning coffee. This recipe makes about 7 teaspoons, but you can easily double or triple it to make more. Furthermore, it makes a wonderful gift for the holidays too.

What is in Pumpkin Pie Spice?

Pumpkin pie spice is made from 5 spices. These spices together create a delicious blend that is full of flavor and fragrances to use in recipes. Here are the 5 main ingredients in this spice:

pumpkin pie spice ingredients
  • Cinnamon – A spice that comes from the branches of trees. It’s been used since Ancient Egypt times and it’s also commonly used in fall and winter dishes.
  • Cloves – The aromatic flower buds of a tree in the myrtle family. It’s used as a spice and can even have a numbing effect.
  • Ginger – The root of a flowering plant. It has a spicy flavor to it.
  • Nutmeg – A seed that comes from a tropical evergreen tree called Myristica fragrans.
  • Allspice – Is the berry from the Pimenta dioica tree, that is dried and made into allspice.
how to make pumpkin pie spice

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice

Our pumpkin pie spice recipe is a mix of ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cloves, ground nutmeg and ground allspice. It makes the perfect spice blend for fall recipes. This spice typically has a shelf life of one year.

  1. Measure out the ground spices into a small mixing bowl.
  2. Next, give them a good stir to combine.
  3. Then, store in a sealed container, like a glass jar with a lid.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe with Cardamom

Cardamom is one of our favorite fall spices. We use it in our apple cider doughnuts and our crumb cake. If you prefer, you can add 1/4 tsp cardamom to your spice mixture.

More Fall Recipes You’ll Love

If you love baking and fall cocktails as much as we do, check out some of our favorite recipes!

Easy Apple and Ginger Cocktail

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Homemade Apple Crisp Recipe

Campfire Pies

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pumpkin pie spice recipe

Pumpkin Pie Spice

This Pumpkin pie spice recipe is super easy to make using just 5 ingredients. This blend of spices is used in many fall recipes like pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie and pumpkin pancakes.
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Course: Dessert, spice
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 7 teaspoons
Calories: 7kcal
Author: Eden


  • 4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp allspice


  • Measure out each ground spice into a small mixing bowl.
    pumpkin pie spice recipe
  • Stir to blend, then store in a sealed container.
    pumpkin pie spice in a jar


Add 1/4 teaspoon cardamom if you want.
This pumpkin pie spice will keep for 1 year in an airtight container.


Calories: 7kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
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