(Yield: 3/4 cup)|
3 sticks cinnamon
1/4 cup aniseed
2 tablespoons whole cloves
2 tablespoons black peppercorns
Preheat oven to 300°F.
Bread cinnamon sticks into small pieces. Spread all ingredients on a flat pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Place in blender; process to a fine powder. Cool. Store in a screw-top jar. Keep in a dry place.
Use in soups and in basting liquid for beef and pork.