Ground Allspice is the dried, ground berry of an evergreen tree. It is reddish-brown in color and has a pleasantly fragrant aroma. The name reflects the blended pungent tastes of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Allspice is perfect for baked goods such as cakes, cookies, pies and desserts. It also complements meats such as meatloaf and pork. Try in BBQ sauce. Ground Allspice is a must in any type of Jamaican Jerk recipe.
Allspice is most commonly used in desserts such as spice cakes, cookies, muffins and breads. Try a sprinkle in apple sauce, fruit compotes or fruit sauces. It is also an important seasoning when preparing jerk dishes. Allspice is often used in the manufacture of hot dogs and luncheon meats.