The following recipe for homemade pumpkin pie spice substitute makes almost two tablespoons of autumn magic. Obviously you can buy pumpkin pie spice at most grocery stores, but it’s super easy to whip up. How to make homemade pumpkin pie spice with cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg. Somehow I have never shared my homemade pumpkin pie spice recipe… even though I have a ton of recipes that include pumpkin pie spice. This is a bit like a cross between pumpkin pie spice and sweet Hawaij (a Yemeni spice blend), because of the added cardamom and lack of allspice, and makes a wonderful slightly floral alternative to standard pumpkin pie spice. In a large bowl, whisk together the pumpkin purée, eggs, milk, brown sugar, vanilla, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, allspice and coriander until fully combined and smooth. Perfect for fall baking! Cardamom-scented pumpkin pie spice can be used in just about anything that tastes good with a little extra spice. And all you have to do is plop … 1 tablespoon ground pumpkin pie spice; ½ tablespoon ground allspice; ½ tablespoon ground cardamom; ¼ teaspoon salt; ½ cup sugar (100 g) ½ cup maple syrup (165 g) 1 tablespoon vanilla extract; 2 large eggs, beaten; 1 cup heavy whipping cream (240 mL) 1 store-bought pie shell; whipped cream, for topping, optional