Homemade Apple Pie Spice is a fall baking essential! Just a handful of ingredients and you’ll be ready to add the best flavor to your recipes this holiday season! Tis the season for all things apple! Make sure to try these apple favorites: Overnight Apple Pie Slow Cooker Oatmeal, Caramel Apple Empanadas, and Apple Walnut Strudel.
Apple Pie Spice
During the fall season, particularly around Thanksgiving and Christmas time, you’ll find a lot of recipes that call for apple pie spice. While it’s usually okay to substitute ground cinnamon, the primary ingredient of apple pie spice, it’s simple enough to make your own homemade version.
My homemade apple pie spice substitute is perfect in a pinch and allows you to customize the level of spices to suit your personal preferences.
Homemade Spice Mixes
I love making my own spice mixes and seasoning blends because I’m a control freak and I love knowing exactly what I’m adding to my food. We like to keep these basics on hand:
- Pumpkin Pie Spice
- Cajun Spice Mix
- The Best Steak Seasoning
- Easy Fajita Seasoning Recipe
- Homemade Old Bay Seasoning
What Is In Apple Pie Spice?
Some of my favorites spices can be found in this lovely spice blend. I use a combination of these spices:
Each spice plays a role in this seasonal spice blend. I find that the best flavor comes from fresh spices so do check the expiration date!
Bottle up some of this easy apple spice for a fun and festive gift!
Time to Bake!
- Caramel Apple Empanadas
- The BEST Homemade Apple Pie Filling
- Baked Apple Pie Dip
- Overnight Apple Pie Slow Cooker Oatmeal
- Deep Dish Dutch Apple Pie
How To Make Apple Pie Spice
Apple Pie Spice Recipe
- 3 tbsp ground cinnamon
- 1 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp ginger
- 1/2 tsp cardamom
- 1/2 tsp allspice
- Combine all spices in a small bowl and stir to combine.
- Transfer to an airtight container.
- Store for up to 6 months.
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