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Definition of mixed spice in English:


[mass noun]
A commercially prepared mixture of ground spices for cooking, typically including cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
Example sentences
  • Combine the butter, sultanas, currants, sugar, mixed spice, cinnamon, ginger, bicarbonate of soda and water in a saucepan.
  • This is a cognac with an enjoyable smell of black pepper, mixed spice and peels, and the palate is tantalised pleasantly by this harmony.
  • Add the flour, mixed spice, cinnamon, butter, egg, sultanas and remaining sugar to the yeast mixture and mix using a knife until a sticky dough forms.
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