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Can I substitute Cinnamon for Nutmeg?

I am baking a cheese cake and don't have any nutmeg. Will cinnamon be a good replacement?

asked by Martin69 almost 7 years ago

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Panfusine
added almost 7 years ago

they're totally different flavors, Cinnamon has a sweetish zing, while nutmeg is a lot 'muskier' . the overall effect would be much more vibrant with Cinnamon

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added almost 7 years ago

Panfusine is exactly right they are on totally different ends of the spectrum with regards to taste its a completely different flavor, but would probably taste good.

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