British Mixed Spice
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon freshly ground toasted coriander seeds
1 teaspoon freshly ground toasted caraway seeds
2 teaspoons freshly ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon freshly ground toasted whole cloves
2 teaspoons ground allspice
¾ teaspoon ground mace
First toast the seeds, cloves and cinnamon sticks if you are planning to grind
With a mortar and pestle, individually reduce the cinnamon, cloves, caraway and
coriander seeds to a powder.
Add to the remaining spices and blend.
Store in a tightly covered jar.
Mixed Spice is used in a variety of cakes, puddings, pies, breads and buns,
cookies, pancakes, cupcakes, gingerbreads, fruit salads or as a seasoning for