You run to the cupboard and you are out of pumpkin pie spice!
Panic sits in. It is pumpkin spice season what am I going to do.
Don’t panic you probably already have all the necessary ingredients to make a batch yourself.
I ran out of pumpkin pie spice over the holidays, and yes panic did sit in. Looking through my spice cabinet, I knew I already had the ingredients to make pumpkin pie spice at home. I decided to mix some up and keep on hand for whenever I wanted to use some in my recipes. Which is like all the time during the holidays. I enjoy making dishes all year round with pumpkin pie spice. Try these baked oatmeal bars with pumpkin pie spice instead.
Pumpkin Pie Spice
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Ingredients for Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix:
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 spice container
Directions for Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice:
1. Gather all the ingredients and measure into a small bowl.
2. Mix thoroughly to combine all the spices to make a wonderful homemade pumpkin pie spice you can add to anything.
3. Add to a spice container.
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
- Gather all the ingredients and measure into a small bowl.
- Mix thoroughly to combine all the ingredients.
Always Have Pumpkin Spice On Hand
This small batch makes enough to spice for just one pie. Trust me, you will need this easy recipe when you look in the cupboard and you discover you have run out. Go ahead and Pin it now to have for the holidays. I like to double or triple this recipe when I am making it. I store in air tight container. If I need to use some, I just add about two teaspoons of the pumpkin pie spice mix to the recipe. I use it to make all kinds of dishes through out the year. Who says pumpkin pie spice is just for the holidays? Try adding some of this to a tub of whipped cream or 8 oz of cream cheese for a wonderful simple dip. Take a look at my yogurt recipes you can’t buy at the store for a pumpkin pie yogurt that is awesome. Follow me on my Simple living journey on Pinterest or like Mainly Homemade on Facebook to have more inspiration and Simple living ideas.
What do you love to put Pumpkin Spice in?