With it now officially being Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere (and at Starbucks), I know that a lot of people will be doing a lot of baking with pumpkin. One of the ingredients that very often accompanies pumpkin is pumpkin pie spice.
But, don’t fret, you don’t need to run out and buy an expensive little tin of pumpkin pie spice, you can easily make your own Pumpkin Pie Spice from spices that you probably already have in your pantry at home.
The smells of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice and cloves is enough to warm your house by 5 degrees on a chilly day. Don’t believe me? You’ll just have to try it yourself.
Here are a few of my favourite gluten free recipes that use this spice mix:
- Gluten Free Mini Pumpkin Donut Muffins
- Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Scones
- Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread
- Gluten Free Pumpkin Biscotti
DID YOU KNOW: You can substitute pumpkin pie spice for cinnamon in all your favourite recipes. If you have a recipe that calls for ground cinnamon, you can simply use the same amount of pumpkin pie spice in place of the ground cinnamon to add a nice “fall flair” to your recipe.
Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe:
PIN IT to use in all your favourite pumpkin recipes:
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Originally posted Sept 2011. Updated August, 2019.