Pumpkin pie spice

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A container of pumpkin pie spice

Pumpkin pie spice is an American spice mix commonly used as an ingredient in pumpkin pie, similar to the British and Commonwealth mixed spice. It is generally a blend of powdered cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and sometimes allspice. It can also be used as a seasoning in general cooking.

It is offered as a standard mixture commercially. This combination[1] includes:

  • 18 parts ground cinnamon
  • 4 parts ground nutmeg
  • 4 parts ground ginger
  • 3 parts ground cloves
  • 3 parts ground allspice

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