From the same fruit as nutmeg, mace is warm, spicy and slightly sweeter. Use in place of nutmeg in any recipe. Add a pinch to desserts, custards, cream sauces and potatoes.
• May be interchanged with nutmeg.
• Use in chocolate desserts, cooked fruit, cookies and baked apples.
• Add to asparagus, spinach, carrots and creamed chicken.