The Pumpkin Bread recipe located here and here calls for allspice. I don’t have all spice… so I searched for a substitute… which turned out to be made up of the ingredients already there – nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves.
So, I’m confused. Why not just add more of the same ingredients instead… or is it that allspice has a “special” flavor that cannot be duplicated with nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves? Please let me know. We just made this dish with substitution and it tasted like it was missing something… like more dates or salt (not spice). We’re making it again for a potluck.