Allspice is used in a lot of sweet desserts like cakes and pies.

allspice substitute

Did you ever get ready to make a recipe and check the cupboard for spices to find that you don’t have the one you are looking for?  Here is a handy tip on how to make your own allspice in case you run out. This is a substitute for allspice that will work for you in recipes.  Check out our recipe for how to make apple pie spice. We also have hundreds of food tips, hacks, DIY, how to’s and make your own on the site you can check out.

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How to make a substitute for allspice:

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Combine and mix well.  Makes 1 teaspoon allspice substitute.

You can always make more and store in an air-tight container for future use in recipes.

You might like to check out our list of handy spices to have on hand, too.

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