Knowing how to make pumpkin spice is essential for the tastiest pumpkin recipes, puddings and desserts! Out of all my blends this is one of the easiest and a perfect one to start with if you're new to making your own. Using a simple mix of five ingredients it can be made in minutes and the flavours and mouthwatering aromas it'll add to your dishes is fabulous! (See the bottom of the page for other homemade recipes)
What You'll Need: (makes about 5-6 tablespoons)
x 3 inch pieces cinnamon
4 tsp ginger powder
2 tsp whole cloves
4-5 mace blades (optional)
2 tsp nutmeg powder
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
Store your pumpkin pie mix in an airtight jar out of direct sunlight and in a cool place. Use within 3 months before making a fresh lot.
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Ingredient Note: For the best flavours, I recommend using as many whole ingredients as you can when making this recipe. However, if you don't have whole available you can simply use pre-ground powders and reduce the amounts the recipe requires by half. For example, for 2 teaspoons of whole cloves you would use 1 teaspoon of pre-ground cloves. Reduce any others you don't have whole by half as well and stir in with any other powders when making.