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Cloves, ground

What is cloves, ground? About the ingredient cloves, ground. Including 280 recipes with cloves, ground, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Cloves can be used in cooking either whole or in a ground form, but as they are extremely strong, they are used sparingly.

Cloves are also an important incense material in Chinese and Japanese culture. And clove essence is commonly used in the production of many perfumes.

During Christmas, it is a tradition in some European countries to make pomanders from cloves and oranges to hang around the house. This spreads a nice scent throughout the house and acts as holiday decorations.

Western studies have supported the use of cloves and clove oil for dental pain. However, studies to determine its effectiveness for fever reduction, as a mosquito repellent and to prevent premature ejaculation have been inconclusive. Clove may reduce blood sugar levels.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (6g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19Calories from Fat 10
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 3.7g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0.1
Protein 0.4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Cloves, ground is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Cloves, ground is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much does cloves, ground weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp 6
1 tsp 2

In Chinese:丁香,地
British (UK) term: Cloves, ground
en français:clou de girofle moulu
en español:clavo de olor molido

Recipes using cloves, ground

There are 265 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Apple Cider Pound Cake
Apple Pumpkin Butter Crockpot
Apple-Cranberry Chutney
Baklava Rolls
Best Pecan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Best-Ever Gingersnaps
Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Butternut Squash Soup with Celery and Carrots
Cappuccino Biscotti
Chocolate Zucchini Loaf/Cake
Citrus and Spiced Walnuts-Phyllo Rolls
Classic Christmas Cake

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