How to make pumpkin pie spice. Making your own spice blend costs less, besides, it’s super easy to make. You only need 5 minutes and 5 spices to create your own pumpkin pie spice.
Every single fall, I see all these amazing pumpkin recipes calling for pumpkin pie spice and I never make them because it’s (almost) impossible to get it here in Spain, but not this year because I’ve made my own pumpkin pie spice using just 5 ingredients, woohoo! For those of you who can’t find allspice, ask for Jamaica pimenta, it’s how I’ve found it at my health store.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so we’ve been trying the spice blend and making some delicious vegan dishes for you guys. The first recipe we made using pumpkin pie spice was our pumpkin donuts, which are insane. We also want to make other recipes like pumpkin pie or pumpkin latte, so stay tuned!
According to Wikipedia, a recipe for this spice blend includes: 18 parts of ground cinnamon, 4 parts of ground nutmeg and ground ginger and 3 parts of ground cloves and allspice (or Jamaica pimenta).
Pumpkin pie spice has many uses beyond pumpkin pie. It can be used in savory or sweet dishes like coffee, tea, pasta, roasted vegetables, popcorn, pancakes, waffles or any dish made with pumpkin or even butternut squash.
These are some of our recipes where you can use pumpkin pie spice: pumpkin pie smoothie, pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes (vegan and gluten-free), vegan pumpkin pie fudge, vegan pumpkin Alfredo and vegan butternut squash natillas (Spanish pudding).
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- 3 tbsp ground cinnamon
- 2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 2 tsp ground ginger
- 1 and 1/2 tsp ground cloves
- 1 and 1/2 tsp allspice
- Mix all the spices in a bowl until well combined.
- You can keep the pumpkin pie spice in a sealed container at room temperature for several months.
- Allspice is also known as Jamaica pimenta. If you can’t find it, omit this ingredient.
- We used a powerful blender to grind the cloves and the allspice or Jamaica pimenta.