Making homemade pumpkin pie spice is very easy and only needs 5 ingredients. You can store this in your pantry for a year and use it the same as you would for any sugar free, low carb or keto recipes needing pumpkin pie spice.
There are so many wonderful, sugar free, keto and low-carb recipes during the holidays that require pumpkin pie spice. I know so many of you have asked what is in pumpkin pie spice because you aren't able to find it in your local grocery store.
I decided it was time to add this very easy homemade pumpkin pie spice to my blog for you! You only need a 5 spices to create the same flavor for recipes requiring pumpkin pie spice.
Most recipes only use about 1 or 2 teaspoons, so the nutrition info below is for a 1 teaspoon serving.
Once you make it homemade, you will never need to buy it again!
IS PUMPKIN PIE SPICE NUT FREE?
No, unfortunately pumpkin pie spice includes nutmeg which is a tree nut. Though there is only a small amount added in the mixture, it is not nut free.
If you wanted to make this recipe for pumpkin pie spice without nutmeg to make it nut free, simply add an additional teaspoon of allspice and an additional teaspoon of cloves.
IS PUMPKIN PIE SPICE SUGAR FREE?
If you have purchased tore bought pumpkin pie spice, you will see there is no sugar added, it's just spices. Making it at home is the same, just spices no sugar or any low-carb sweeteners needed or added.
IS PUMPKIN PIE SPICE GLUTEN FREE?
Yes all store bought or homemade pumpkin pie spice is gluten free.
HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN PIE SPICE
Place the spice in a small bowl. Whisk all the spices together until there are no lumps using a small whisk.
Store in a small 4 ounce mason jar or an airtight container in your pantry for up to one year.
This recipe makes ⅓ cup and each serving is 1 teaspoon which is often all you need in many recipes.
HOW LONG CAN YOU STORE PUMPKIN PIE SPICE
Most online sources say you can store pumpkin pie spice for 2-3 years. I find the potency of the spices wears off and is not as effective in recipes for that true pumpkin pie flavor you want.
My recommendation is to store for just one year and use all the pumpkin recipes below each holiday season so you finish it off before the season ends.
SUGAR FREE RECIPES USING PUMPKIN PIE SPICE
HOMEMADE PUMPKIN PIE SPICE RECIPE
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
- 3 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 teaspoon ground Allspice
- 2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- Place the spices in a small bowl. Whisk all the spices together until there are no lumps using a small whisk.
- Store covered in an airtight container in your pantry for up to 1 year.
- Makes ⅓ cup.