|Whole Allspice Quart Container-12 oz $14.99|
Description: The flavor of cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg all rolled in one.
Usage: Use in Pickling, Marinades, Chutneys and Desserts.
Recipes for Whole Allspice
Storage: Store in a cool dry place, away from heat, light, and humidity.
Allspice, a dried berry, owes it's name to the fact that it's flavor resembles a combination of pepper, clove, cinnamon, and nutmeg. The allspice tree is an evergreen which has a thin, pale yellow bark which peels away annually. White flowers appear in small clusters bearing round berries which have a sweet pungent taste and an intense scent.
Combine all ingredients in a large pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Strain and discard spices.
Spiced and Spiked Hot Punch
Pour cranberry juice, lemonade, and cider into a Dutch oven. Place spices in cheesecloth or a spice bag. Bring to boil and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, remove spice bag, stir in rum.
Hot Fruited Tea
Combine first 3 ingredients in a tea ball or cheesecloth bag. Combine hot tea and sugar in a large Dutch oven; stir in fruit juices. Add spice mixture and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Remove spice bag. Garnish with an orange wedge.
Hot Mulled Cider
Tie allspice, cloves, salt, and cinnamon stick in muslin spice bag. Place brown sugar and cider in Dutch oven; bring to boil, cover and simmer 20 minutes. Remove spice bag. Serve in mugs with orange wedge and cinnamon stick in each.