• Yield: Makes 4 teaspoons

  • Time: 5 minutes total

We find supermarket pumpkin pie spice are acceptable in most recipes, but if you’d like to make your own, here’s our formula.

[Ed. note: try this DIY spice blend in the America's Test Kitchen recipe for Pumpkin Spice Muffins.]


  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice


Thoroughly combine all ingredients in small bowl.

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