Mulling Spices

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


about 2 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
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


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 215 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.