What Are the Ingredients for Pumpkin Pie Spice?

What Are the Ingredients for Pumpkin Pie Spice?

Typical pumpkin pie spice ingredients are cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. To make pumpkin pie spice, combine 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger and 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves. This recipe yields 2 teaspoons.

Another recipe for pumpkin pie spice calls for 1/3 cup of ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of ground ginger, 1 of tablespoon ground nutmeg or mace, 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cloves and 1 1/2 teaspoons of allspice.

A recipe for pumpkin pie filling that includes pumpkin pie spices uses 2 eggs, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon each of ground ginger and salt and 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves. One can of pumpkin and 1 12 ounce can of evaporated milk is also needed to make pumpkin pie filling. To prepare the filling, add eggs to a bowl and slightly beat them with a whisk, then beat in the sugar, spices, salt, pumpkin and milk.

To complete the recipe, pour the pumpkin pie filling into an unbaked, prepared crust and bake in a preheated, 425 degree oven for 15 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees and continue baking for 45 minutes. The pie will be finished when a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.