Nutmeg Recipes

A little grating of nutmeg flavors cream sauces, eggnog, savory soups and meat dishes, and nutmeg-fragrant cakes and pies.

Staff Picks

Tofu Lasagna

Rating: 4.5 stars 284
Good for people who aren't reluctant to try tofu. After this lasagna you and your guests will love it!

Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, and Leek Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 68
A comforting cold-weather soup puree.

Eggnog Quick Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 366
This eggnog bread would be good sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with Christmas breakfast.

Allie's Delicious Baked Dumplings

Rating: 4.5 stars 87
A delicious baked apple dumpling with a crispy crust and moist and juicy inside! Always a big hit for all occasions, and surprisingly easy to prepare.

Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 807
A homemade pastry crust and a spiced pumpkin filling made from scratch!

Basic Béchamel Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 155
Creamy Béchamel sauce can be used on so many dishes.

Buttermilk Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 490
Deliciously tender and tangy, and one of the easiest pies to make!

Plain Cake Doughnuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 475
An easy-to-make, simple cake donut lightly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Grandma's Old-Fashioned Cake Donuts

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
This is a recipe handed down from my Grandma Thayer. My family tradition is to make these old-fashioned cake donuts Christmas morning. Enjoy! Roll warm donuts in sugar and cinnamon, if desired.

Berbere Spice Blend

Rating: 5 stars 14
This classic Ethiopian blend is easy to make at home and use in cooking.

Sweet Potato Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 535
Moist and flavorful sweet potato loaf with cinnamon, nutmeg, and pecans.

Aunt Kathy's Old-Fashioned Potato Donuts

Rating: 1.5 stars 3
As a child, my husband loved going to his Aunt Kathy's in hopes that she would be making his favorite old-fashioned potato donuts. These are light and flavorful. They are best served fresh and warm and enjoyed with a cup of hot coffee, tea, or cocoa. You can leave them plain, dust them with powdered sugar, white sugar and cinnamon, or drizzle them with a glaze.
Advertisement

Inspiration and Ideas

Painkiller
Rating: Unrated 3
This drink is from Jost Van Dyke's Soggy Dollar Bar in the Virgin Islands. Nutmeg is the key.
Deep Dish Granny Smith Apple Pie
Rating: Unrated 3
With pre-made pie crusts and no pre-cooking of the ingredients, this straightforward apple pie recipe is a cinch to make.
Skillet Apples with Cinnamon
Rating: 5 stars 53

A great apple topping for oatmeal, or a delicious side dish for pork chops.