Is Your Spice Cabinet Ready for the Fall Baking Season?

The BIGGEST secret to a happy kitchen boils down to this...having what you need and knowing where it is! 

There is nothing worse than day dreaming about the yummy Applesauce Chocolate Chip Cookies you are going to make after church and then getting home and realizing that you are missing the ONE ingredient that makes them taste SO YUMMY - the Cloves! 

Here's Grandma's Recipe here! 👇👇

Applesauce Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

So, to avoid that letdown, let's take a look at your spice cabinet today and tomorrow when you're dreaming of that Hot Apple Cider or Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies you'll have everything you need and know where to find it!

Fall Baking Spices

The 8 Spices You'll Want To Cook With This Fall...

1. Allspice

Fall Baking Spices

If the name doesn't say it all, you should definitely stock your cabinet with this one.  A combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves it's perfect for stews, carrots, pork, cakes, cookies and even some breads.

2. Cinnamon

Fall Baking Spices

It's already mildly sweet, but combined with a little sugar and sprinkled on toasted bread you have the perfect sweet snack!  Also makes a great addition to baked goods like coffee cakes, cookies and crumbles.  YUM!

3. Cloves

Fall Baking Spices

When it's time to spice things up a bit in the kitchen reach for the cloves! Pairs great with almost everything including chocolate, fruit, onions, potatoes, carrots and sweet breads.

4. Cardamom

Fall Baking Spices

When you get in the mood for something a little more "cultured" with your cooking Cardamom is the spice to get things going! From globally inspired dishes to traditional holiday classics make sure you've got this in your spice cabinet.

5. Cumin

Fall Baking Spices

Cumin may be used year round, but it really shines in the fall! If you're looking for a distinct and bold taste to soups, stews and those homemade chilis this spice is your go to. Used in both whole or ground form.

6. Ginger

Fall Baking Spices

Hello Gingerbread!  This popular fall spice adds a zest to both sweet and savory dishes. Easy to use for baked goods, but also can be added into curries, hot teas, seafood and stir-fries.

7. Nutmeg

Fall Baking Spices

It's a flavor enhancer especially for baked goods like pies, sauces and vegetables like spinach and squash. Best when purchased "whole" and then freshly grated into your dish. 

8. Pumpkin Pie Spice

Fall Baking Spices

Wondering what makes Pumpkin Spice the go to?  It's a blend of all things fall baking...allspice, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, mace and nutmeg!  You and I both now how great it is in baked goods like breads, cookies, muffins and of course, pie!

Now that you know the top 8 spices that should be in your spice cabinet, next step is to make sure you've got 'em! 

     🍂  Feel free and screen shot the list below and go check! (Trust me you'll thank me later!)

OH...and I always accept homemade goodness shared with me OR share your favorite fall recipe! Post that one below, I'd love to give it a try!

Happy Fall Baking!

Fall Baking Spices

The 8 Spices You'll Want To Cook With This Fall...

  1. Allspice

  2. Cinnamon

  3. Cloves

  4. Cardamom

  5. Cumin

  6. Ginger

  7. Nutmeg

  8. Pumpkin Pie Spice


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  • Debra Jennings on

    Nice website


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