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Christmas Spice Mix Recipe

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Wonderfully versatile, this gift is seasoned for both sipping and sniffing. When mixed with fruit juices, it's a delicious winter warmer-upper. Boiled in water, it makes a "scentsational" potpourri that will add a heavenly fragrance to the whole house!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • SPICE MIX:
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR CRANBERRY WASSAIL:
  • 1 quart cranberry juice
  • 1 quart pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 178 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Combine spice mix ingredients; place in the center of two 6-in. square pieces of cheesecloth. Bring corners together and tie with kitchen string. Yield: 1 spice bag.
  2. To use as a room scent: Place spice bag in a 2-cup microwave-safe measuring cup filled with hot water. Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until water boils. Continue to microwave at 30% power to add fragrance to the whole house. (Add more water if microwaved for additional time.)
  3. To prepare cranberry wassail: Combine juices, sugar and spice bag in a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and cut a vent. Microwave on high for 8-9 minutes or until mixture boils. Microwave at 50% power 3 minutes longer. Yield: 1 spice bag.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Christmas Spice Mix in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1998, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 178 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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