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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Tis' the Season of Pumpkin Spice
We have entered the fall season. With this shift into autumn certain foods and ingredients are now in season. One of the most popular fall ingredients is pumpkin, specifically pumpkin spice.
This time of the year pumpkins are everywhere, as decorative and food dishes. Pumpkin pie spice is a blend of warm spices. Warm spices include cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove and allspice.
Food and beverage makers are in the spirit as well, overloading the market with pumpkin spice products. From drinks to treats pumpkin spice flavors are available. Americans have bought into the pumpkin spice craze. It reported that in 2013 Americans spent $308 million pumpkin-flavored products.
Here’s a list of the most popular pumpkin spice products:
Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte: It is reported that over 200 million lattes have been purchased since the seasonal drink debuted in 2003.
Pumpkin Spice Oreos
Pumpkin Spice M&M’s
There are tons of pumpkin spice recipes. Do you have any? Let us know how you use pumpkin spice during the holidays.