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How to make Pumpkin Spice

How to Make Pumpkin Spice | Homemade Pumpkin Spice

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes


How to make Pumpkin Spice at home. Homemade Pumpkin Spice is so much better and more potent than anything shop bought.



A) Pumpkin Spice Mix Using Ground Ingredients

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

B) From Scratch Pumpkin Spice Mix

  • 4 cinnamon sticks, measuring about 7.5cm/3″ each
  • 1 Tbsp ground ginger
  • 10 allspice berries
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg


Method A

  1. Mix everything together and store in a spice jar, in a cool, dark place.

Method B

  1. Lightly toast all the whole spices in a small frying pan over medium-low heat for about 1 minute. Stop when you get an unmistakable aroma of the spices wafting up to you. Do not let them burn.
  2. Tip the spices onto a plate and leave them to cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Place all of the toasted whole spices (cinnamon, allspice berries and cloves) into a spice mill and grind to a fine powder.
  4. Mix the freshly ground spices with the freshly grated nutmeg and the ground ginger. Mix thoroughly and store in an airtight container in a cool dark place, along with your other spices.


Time indicated does not take into account the recipe using whole spices.

  • Category: Ingredients
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: Makes 4 Tablespoons