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Can you substitute allspice for cloves?

Can you substitute allspice for cloves?

Allspice. Allspice! This warm spice mimics the peppery notes of cloves perfectly. Ground allspice is a 1 for 1 substitute for ground cloves. For every ½ teaspoon cloves, use ½ teaspoon allspice.

Is allspice the same as mixed spice?

They're two different products altogether. Mixed spice is sweet, and allspice is more earthy and spicy. What is Allspice? One obvious difference between mixed spice and allspice is the quantity of spices used.