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Mulling Spices

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

about 2 cups

My mulling blend is a merry combination of sugar and spice and a nice touch of citrus peel. Use it to flavor pancakes or waffles, wines or cider and even as a spice blend for poached apples.—Cindy Fuller, Forest City, North Carolina

Ingredients

  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons dried grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons dried orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year.
  2. Mulling Spices may be used to prepare the following recipes: Holiday Spice Pancakes, Mulled Red Wine and Mulled Wine-Poached Apples.