Best Pumpkin Pie Spice Substitute?

Pumpkin pie spice is typically made with freshly ground whole cinnamon, allspice, black peppercorns and star anise. Sprinkle over squash and roast, stir into yogurt or ice cream or brew into your morning coffee or add to cookies, breads, cakes, pies or other baked goods.

Best Pumpkin Pie Spice Substitute

Trying to get your pumpkin spice baking on and stuck with last year's stale pumpkin pie spice or totally out? First thing you should do is buy our freshly ground pumpkin pie spices - we'll get it to you in 2 days! Need it faster? Below are the pumpkin pie spice substitutes.


Have any of the below spices on hand?

Allspice, black peppercorns, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, mace

Best Bet: Cloves & Cinnamon

1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp black peppercorns

If you have cloves and cinnamon on hand, 1 part cinnamon for 1/3 part cloves is about the right mix.  In a pinch, freshly ground cinnamon will get the job done, but won't quite give the same depth of flavor. 

Got A Full Spice Rack? Make Your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe 

1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp black peppercorns
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp allspice
1/4 tsp mace
1/8 tsp star anise

Play with the amounts to customize this pumpkin pie spice to your liking. Can be stored in a tightly sealed jar for up to 6 months but will lose significant flavor after the first 1-2 months.


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