One stick of cinnamon is equal to ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Half a teaspoon of allspice or nutmeg can also be substituted for a stick of cinnamon. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

According to FreshPoint, Inc., the proper way to substitute a three-inch stick of cinnamon is with 1/8 of a teaspoon of cinnamon extract or 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon to gain similar results. More » Food Cooking Substitutions

If the absence of apple pie spice for a recipe, blend 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon of allspice. Add a pinch each of clove, ginger and cardamom to taste. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices
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