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A mixture of 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon cloves and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg can be used as a substitute for 1 1/2 teaspoons of allspice. When a less pronounced clove or nutmeg flavor benefits the recipe, cooks use 1/... More »

Allspice is the harvested and dried berry of the Jamaican pepper tree. The spice has the flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, juniper and peppercorn. It is not a combination of many spices, but is pure ground Jamaican be... More »

Six whole allspice berries are equivalent to 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of ground allspice. Allspice can be used as a substitute in recipes calling for ground cloves in most cases. More »

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