What Is Mixed Spice?
Mixed spice is a British spice blend. Although there is a little flexibility in this spice mixture, it does combine specific ingredients. Mixed spice includes a balance of some or all of the following ground spices: cinnamon, coriander seed, caraway, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, allspice, and mace.
While mixed spice includes allspice, you cannot substitute the single spice for the mixture. These two are often confused, but allspice is not a blend; it is the dried unripe fruit of Pimenta dioica. It is also known as Jamaica pepper, pepper, myrtle pepper, pimenta, Turkish yenibahar or new spice