I scream, you scream, we all scream for pumpkin spice season!!
We don’t care what Martha Stewart says about Pumpkin Spice.
It’s one of the most versatile spices during autumn. Of course it’s obvious use is in pie, but this combo can spice up any latte, oatmeal, ice cream, even roasted vegetables! It’s also one of the easiest recipes to make, saving you time AND money! All you need are 5 ingredients and 5 minutes – it’s that simple!
The first and most important ingredient is 3 tablespoons of ground cinnamon. It’s been scientifically proven that cinnamon is one of the healthiest and most delicious spices, so why not add a little more if you’re feeling wild!
Next, add in 2 teaspoons of ground ginger.
Add 2 teaspoons of ground nutmeg to your cinnamon-ginger mixture for a spicy, sweet flavor.
“Allspice” got it’s name for tasting like a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves so adding 1 ½ teaspoons of ground allspice to your pumpkin pie spice really amps up the fall flavor!
Finally, add 1 ½ teaspoons of cloves to your bowl and whisk everything together!
Now that you’ve made your pumpkin pie spice, how do you use it?
Add pumpkin pie spice to any regular latte for an instant pumpkin spice latte just like Starbucks!
After making a pancake or waffle batter, add pumpkin spice to give it some extra flavor!
Mix pumpkin pie spice into homemade whipped cream and add it on top of your favorite ice cream!
Have you ever thought of pumpkin pie flavored popcorn? Just sprinkle your pumpkin pie spice on top for a fall take on everyone’s favorite movie snack!
Roasted vegetables are a perfect side dish for the fall weather. Add pumpkin pie spice on squash, sweet potatoes or even carrots!