NOTE: USE ONLY CEYLON OR SAIGON CINNAMON. SNIP VANILLA BEANS INTO SMALL PIECES BEFORE GRINDING, THEN GRIND AS FINELY AS POSSIBLE IN A CLEAN SPICE MILL OR COFFEE GRINDER, PAUSING TO SCRAPE GRINDER BIN. (STEP 1): PRE-GRIND all ingredients (except orange zest), separately in a clean spice mill or coffee grinder before using.
MEASURE level units of all spices into spice mill.
PROCESS mixture until finely ground and aromatic.
FUNNEL mixture into an airtight container and keep in a cool, dry place.
USE measure-for-measure in your favorite pumpkin pie spice recipes and enjoy.