When you think of Christmas, which flavours spring to mind? The aromas of cinnamon and clove infused in mulled wine that’s brewing in the kitchen, or perhaps the enticing smell of fresh gingerbread from the oven? We’ve combined our favourite festive spices into one mix that can be used in a variety of sweet and savoury recipes.
It needs just a few storecupboard ingredients (and a couple from the fruit bowl) then you can add a festive flourish to your cooking. If you fancy a spot of Christmas baking, try the recipe for our heavenly spiced buttercream cupcakes as well as crunchy honey & spice cookies. For something savoury, cook our sticky orange & honey spiced chicken wings and warm up with a fabulously frothy Christmas spice latte.
Go ahead and fill the house with the alluring aroma of rich, warming spices and get everyone singing merrily on high!
How to make festive spice mix
4 recipes using festive spice
Orange & spice chicken wings
Honey & spice cookies
Christmas spice latte
If you’re feeling the winter chill, look no further than our wonderfully warming Christmas spice latte, flavoured with rich spices and punchy espresso, crowned with a silky froth. This could also work as an addition to hot chocolate or another of your favourite warm drinks.
Find more spiced Christmas recipes…
Which festive spices do you use in your Christmas cooking? Leave a comment below…