Easy homemade pumpkin spice mix - for all the pumpkin spice-inspired recipes this season!
DIY Pumpkin Spice Mix
Oh yes, it's that time of the year: pumpkin spice everything is popping up literally everywhere. And yes, my blog is not an exclusion cause I too love me a good pumpkin spice everything - so today I'm showing you my homemade pumpkin spice mix recipe!
For years I have seen all these wonderful pumpkin spiced recipes online, wondering 'where did they all get the pumpkin spice from?' and I've actually had a couple of desperate trips to the store & coming back empty-handed. I simply have to face it: it's not widely available in the UK! (maybe a gap in the market?) So: I simply have to make my own - which, as I found, is actually super easy and only requires a few simple ingredients from the spice rack.
What you need for this pumpkin spice mix
- ground cinnamon
- ground ginger
- ground all-spice (optional)
- ground cloves
- ground nutmeg
It's best if you have all the ingredients to hand in a dried and ground form, however, if you're missing one of the powders, simply grind them in a spice grinder or with a pestle and mortar. Run the powder through a fine sieve afterward to filter out any larger bits.
- measuring spoons
How to make pumpkin spice mix at home
The recipe instructions for the seasonal spice mix are pretty straightforward, so I'm giving it to you straight: Combine all your powdered ingredients in a bowl until well mixed and store in an air-tight container, ready for use!
How to use this homemade spice mix
There are a number of delicious and seasonal recipes to use pumpkin spice seasoning, here are a few you that I've tried and tested myself:
The options are endless and you can also mix your pumpkin spice into your smoothies, your protein shakes, into yogurt or pudding or you can create your very own homemade pumpkin spice latte - to get straight into full-on autumn/fall mode!
This recipe is:
- 100% vegan
- easy to blend
- the perfect flavour for fall/autumn
- great in pumpkin pie
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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Mix
- 1 jar
- 1 spice grinder optional
- 3 tbsp ground cinnamon
- 2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp ground allspice optional
- 1/2 tsp ground cloves
- If you don't have any ready-ground spices to hand, place them whole into a spice grinder and grind them into a powder - or alternatively use a pestle and mortar.
- Super simple: Mix the spices together in a small bowl. Store the mixture in a closed jar or spice container.
- If you don't have any ground allspice or cloves to hand, then add some regular dried cloves or allspice to a spice grinder to grind them into a powder. Best put the powder through a strainer to filter out any larger bits before blending your spice mix.
Looking for some more pumpkin recipes for the season? Look no further and give these ones a go:
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