DIY Toasted Apple Pie Spice Mix

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Make your own toasted apple pie spice mix in minutes!

What You’ll Need

  • whole spices: cloves, caraway, and cardamom seeds
  • ground spices: ground cinnamon and nutmeg
  • small saucepan
  • mortar and pestle or food processor
  • small jar

Step-by-Step Instructions

Making your own spice mix really is as simple as 1, 2, 3.

First, dry toast your whole spices in a small saucepan over medium heat until they become fragrant. This step takes only a minute or two.

Second, transfer toasted whole spices to mortar and pestle or food processor to grind them to a powder.

Do your best to remove whole spice pieces. It may take a few rounds of grinding.

Transfer ground whole spices to a jar and add ground spices.

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Give it a good shake before use.

And that’s it! You now have a jar of customized, toasty apple pie spices.

image of a jar fille with ground spices

DIY Toasted Apple Pie Spice Mix

Give your baked goods a personal touch with a toasty apple pie spice mix. Cloves, cardamom, caraway, cinnamon, and nutmeg blend together to make muffins, cakes, and more sing.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Seasoning
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • small saucepan
  • mortar and pestle or food processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tsp whole cloves
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp cardamom seeds
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Dry toast whole spices (cloves, caraway, and cardamom) in a small saucepan over medium heat until fragrant. About 2 minutes.
  • Transfer toasted spices to mortar and pestle or food processor to grind.
  • Transfer ground toasted spices to a small jar.
  • Add ground cinnamon and nutmeg to your jar.
  • Mix spices before use.
Keyword Quick, Spice Mix

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