How To Make Pumpkin Spice by Yourself
Fall can be everything. It can be cold weather, dirt, rainy weather, gray sky, but it also can be golden leaves, Halloween, pumpkins, and a cozy home smelling like you want to stay there forever. And everyone can tell you that the pumpkin spice smell plays a big part in this “cozy fall mood”. Whether it’s a must in your fall kitchen, or you’ve never tasted it, I can guarantee that you will pumpkin-spice your fall with this recipe.
Why bother with preparing it by yourself when you can just go and buy it at the grocery store or simply order it online? But what if you run out of it, or you can’t buy it at your location? What if you want to adjust the taste slightly? Or maybe you are so obsessed with it such that you want to make a whole bunch of it?!
I have you covered! You can use this pumpkin spice recipe and mix your own spice to your needs.
Here is the list of ingredients you’ll need:
- Ground Cinnamon
- Dried Ground Ginger
- Ground Nutmeg
- Ground Clove
- Ground Allspice
- Optionally, you will also need ground pepper and cardamom.
Pumpkin Spice Recipe
It can’t be easier to make the pumpkin spice. Simply mix all the ingredients listed above in the following proportions:
- 1.5 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tsp ginger (dried)
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/8 tsp ground clove
- 1 pinch of ground allspice
- 1/8 tsp black pepper (optional)
- 1/8 tsp cardamom (optional)
This will give you about 6 teaspoons of pumpkin spice.
1 tsp of pumpkin spice has the following macros: 6 kcal with 0.1 g fat, 1.8 g carbs, and 0.1 g protein.
If you are as obsessed with the spice as I am, you can double or triple each ingredient’s amount!
Recipe Ideas Using Pumpkin Spice
Okay, you have the recipe. And what now?
Well, now you can make so many delicious foods with the flavor of pumpkin spice!
Here are just a few ideas for you:
- Obviously, you can season a pumpkin and bake it.
- You can add it to your coffee latte and make a much healthier version than a similar Starbucks latte.
- You can bake cookies, pies, cakes, muffins, and so much more!
- You can add it to your oatmeal or overnight oats.
- Ice cream
I think you get the idea. The list can go on and on!
Would you like to have a recipe for any of the foods mentioned above? Then let me know in the comments!
Also, I’m going to surprise you with one of the delicious recipes next week, so stay tuned for next week’s blog, and subscribe to my newsletter so that you don’t miss it.