60+ Funny Spice Puns to Add Flavor to Your Life


Spices add flavor or color to food. In cooking, every dried part of a plant is a spice. Next time you use or see it, remember funny spice puns.

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Black pepper, cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom are spices you may use daily.

They add color, aroma, and color to food.

The history of humans using spices for food and medicine dates back millions of years.

Today, it’s a staple in homes and restaurants.

The following are the funniest spice puns to make you laugh.

Share the puns with others when cooking, eating, or seeing spices at the grocery store.

Hilarious spice puns

1. You’re going to clove it.

2. Cumin, let’s go.

3. It’s a heavy load to curry.

Jar of curry powder.
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4. You’ll need a coat. It’s chili outside.

5. You spice up my life.

6. My favorite musical instrument is the electric Za’atar.

7. I mustard-mit the truth.

8. Don’t ginger mind.

9. Spice, spice, baby.

10. I have anise and a nephew.

11. We need to celery-brate.

12. I use a fennel to pour spices into containers.

13. I’m a fenugreek food.

14. Cloves the door on your way out.

15. I’ve been pepper-ing for this moment my whole life.

Pile of black pepper.
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16. We made a dill.

17. Sorry, I got caraway.

18. I got lost in the mace.

19. We’ll go annatto time.

20. Put on your p-ancho. It’s raining.

21. Chai again tomorrow.

22. This was a mace-take.

23. Give me a zhug.

24. What’s the oc-cajun?

25. I’m paprika-ing out about it.

26. Pepper late than never.

27. Amchur you’ll figure it out.

Bowl of mango powder.
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28. Did you as-sumac didn’t know?

29. Her success made people chile-ous.

30. We’re having Curry-ean barbecue for dinner.

31. I’ve cinnamon-key at the zoo.

32. Heaven has one type of spice, grains of paradise.

33. I clove you so much.

34. I’m healing from an ginger-y.

35. I’m ready for a va-cajun.

36. Life’s pepper with you.

37. You’re driving me nutmeg.

38. Keep calm and curry on.

39. I need to get a mace-age. I’ve been feeling tense.

40. He’s onyx way.

41. She demonstrated a considerable business a-cumin.

42. I know a latte about pumpkin spice.

Pumpkin spice latte in a mug.
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43. You’re cayenne a big dill.

44. It’s at saffron-t door.

45. I’m making a fennel cake.

46. Chai your best.

47. They’re allspice-y.

48. I’m shopping for new cloves.

49. There’s anise and a mean way to confront people.

50. The speaker went onion on about the topic.

51. Oh, amchur.

52. You’re a-mace-ing.

53. There are no hanout-s in life.

54. I’m a law-abiding cinnamon.

Cinnamon sticks.
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55. Take a chili pill.

56. The devil’s favorite spice is sin-namon.

57. During the holidays, spices greet each other by saying, “Season’s greetings!”

58. Ginger is an old spice. Its roots go way back.

59. Fish prefer saltwater because pepper makes them sneeze.

60. I cayenne-ot believe it.

61. I should’ve seen it cumin.

62. I love thin-spice pizza.

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David Em is the Founder and Lead Punster of Box of Puns, which he created to add more laughter and humor to life.