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What is mace? About the ingredient mace. Including 279 recipes with mace, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Mace is often preferred in light dishes for the bright orange saffron-like hue it imparts. It is somewhat similar to nutmeg and sometimes the two are used together.

In North America whole mace is difficult to find but dried, ground mace can be found in the spices section of well stocked markets.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (5g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23Calories from Fat 14
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.6g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 2%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2.5g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars ~
Protein 0.3g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* 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

Mace is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Mace is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much does mace weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp 5
1 tsp 1

In Chinese:
British (UK) term: Mace
en français:macis
en español:maza

Recipes using mace

There are 264 recipes that contain this ingredient.

 Morning Whole Wheat Spice Muffins
Apple Pecan Streusel Muffins
Beets and Carrots with West Indian Spices
Best Apple Crumble Pie
Big and Soft Raisin-Oatmeal Cookies
Breakfast Honey Persimmon Muffins
Christmas Plum Pudding
Dark Christmas Cake
Easy Delicious Rhubarb Cake
German Bratwurst Pork Sausage
German Sausage - Bratwurst Bramberger

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