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My best gingerbread spice mix….

So Friday is here:) but today is not just another Friday, it is the last day of school before Christmas break! I don’t have to say how excited we all are and for kids this day is also special for another reason. They both have day at school filled with fun activities, including  Christmas sing-along  and Secret Santa! Since they will stay at home for two weeks, it means that I will have extra hands helping with the rest of the holiday preparations… Next week we are going to bake cookies so yesterday, I was tweaking my last year’s gingerbread spice recipe and we decided to put it to the test by baking a small batch of cute gingerbread man for school… when Mike came home from work we didn’t have to say what we are doing, the aroma of warm spices was everywhere in the house…..

You will need:

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2 Tbsp allspice berries

1 large whole nutmeg

1 Tbsp cloves

2 large star anise

1/4 tsp black peppercorn

2 Tbsp ground ginger

3 Tbsp ground cinnamon

This is how you do it:

Grind all ingredients, mix well and enjoy! Store in airtight container.

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