What are the ingredients for pumpkin pie spice?


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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.

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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.

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