Homemade Gingerbread Spice Mix

Skip over store bought and make your own Homemade Gingerbread Spice Mix with just 5 common pantry spices. Yields just over 1/2 cup and is ready to use wherever gingerbread spice is called for.

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Nothing says the holidays more than gingerbread. No matter what you make, a blend of warm rounded spices is there to greet you. Lucky for you, there’s no need to purchase it at the store because I have the perfect recipe for you. And as I always say, making your own spice blends at home will save you money.

In the next few weeks leading up to Christmas I’ll be sharing a few recipes using this spice mix. But for now, besides cookies, try this homemade gingerbread spice mix in pancakes, breads, granola and cakes. Really the sky is the limit.

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Here’s what you will need; 2 tablespoons each of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger and clove. So easy you basically don’t need a recipe. However if you’re not looking to have a 1/2 cup of homemade gingerbread spice mix than you can cut this in half for 1/4 cup. 

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Into a jar or container with a tight fitting lid, measure and add in the ground spices. 

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Stir or whisk to combine and you’re all set. 

For more recipes, check out my growing list of 20+ Homemade Spice Blends!

Enjoy! And if you give this Homemade Gingerbread Spice Mix recipe a try, let me know! Snap a photo and tag me on twitter or instagram!

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Yield: 1/2 cup

Homemade Gingerbread Spice Blend

Skip over store bought and make your own Homemade Gingerbread Spice Mix with just 5 common pantry spices. Yields over 1/2 cup and is ready to use wherever gingerbread spice is called for.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground clove
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons ground nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Measure and combine all spices in a container with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Store in a dry, dark place for up to 6 months.

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2 Responses to “Homemade Gingerbread Spice Mix”

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    Sheila B — December 3, 2018 at 10:31 am

    Sounds like it would be good also in a cup of hot tea with milk or some hot cider.

    • Laurie McNamara replied: — December 5th, 2018 @ 7:34 am

      Oooh! It just might be! I’ll have to test that out

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