Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Pumpkin Pie Spice Review

Recently I've been thinking about fall-themed recipes and projects that I could include in my BLOGtober series, Time for Fall.  In addition to being fall-themed, I wanted the posts to also be useful.  So, after some thought I thought you might like to see a review of a DIY pumpkin spice mix.  I found the recipe here, but to be honest, you can find similar ones all over the web.

Here's the recipe:

Pumpkin Pie Spice


1/3 cup cinnamon
1 tablespoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons allspice

Click the link above to for complete instructions.

So my opinion?  4/5 stars.  I'm not sure what it was, because although this was good it was not quite perfect.  When I make pumpkin pie I skip the allspice and cloves.  Maybe that was it.  Either way, it was good, but I may look for another mix next time around.  And I will certainly use what I have.

Stay tuned for Nice and Spicy Soap and Pumpkin Spice Play Dough, both featuring this warm fall blend!

My very not pretty, not blog-friendly picture of the old cinnamon container I used to store my Pumpkin Pie Spice.  Sometimes you just have to use what you have on hand.  No fancy labels or jars, just an old plastic container and a sharpie!

Do you have any favorite homemade spice mixes?  This taco seasoning is my favorite of all time. I use it often.  It saves me money and I like it much better than store-bought mixes.

As a reminder, I'm taking part in the Ultimate Blog Challenge!

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  1. Awesome! Never thought about making my own pumpkin pie spice mix and storing it like this. I add cinnamon and nutmeg to my coffee often - I should try the pumpkin pie spice mix. Thanks for the idea!

    1. That's a good idea with the coffee. You should definitely try it. Let me know how it goes if you do!

  2. I never would have thought of mixing my own! Saving this for future reference!!!!