A few examples of dishes that use allspice are Jamaican Jerk Chicken, butternut soup, roasts and baked goods. Allspice is used in a variety of sweet and savory dishes
Allspice can be used in hot beverages like chai teas, ciders and mulled wine. It adds an interesting spicy flavor to ketchup, barbecue sauce and gravies. It is popularly used in desserts such as gingerbread, spice cookies and dark chocolate desserts. Allspice is popular in Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Scandinavian cuisine. While allspice is its own spice, it tastes like a combination of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and pepper, which is why it is called allspice.