5 Delightful Ways to Use Mulling Spices
Spice and everything nice! Why not a bunch of mulling spices?
Just when the cold winter welcomes the way, it basically cues the time to stock up on warm and cozy blankets, scented candles, and an onhand blended mulling spices. That is definitely a delightful treat isn’t?
If you are someone who loves spices so much, then you probably heard about mulling spices. Just with the adequate amount of it, you can definitely do a lot of fun things and experiment it with different dishes and drinks even. Whether to add some spice to your salad, or even do some DIY at your home. To know more, let’s check it out below!
Mulling Spice Uses
The question is… what do it makes good organic mulling spices? It is definitely a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and orange peel. It is basically used for hot apple cider or mulled wine. With that, here are a few things you can do about it…
- Spiced Alcohol
Imagine doing your very own alcohol drink at home! Well, thanks to mulling spices— with this you can definitely make one as usually mulling spices have been used to add flavor to your usual alcoholic beverages, like wine, beer and cider. You only have to simmer four cups of your prepared beverage or beer then add two tablespoons (or more) of mulling spices for 20 minutes then add another cup of sugar if you wanted to sweeten it.
- Sweet Treats on Sweets
Have you ever tasted something sweet that tops spices on it? Well that definitely is a must try! Mulling spices can also be added on your favorite desserts like pancakes, waffles, cakes, or your other breakfast goodies… you can also top it with syrup or honey in a saucepan to make it more “sweet and spicy”. That’s definitely more like it!
Aside from that, some people also tend to make a delicious spiced fruit syrup by adding mulling spices— this way it entirely give a whole lot different taste to your usual sweets and desserts. Definitely worth a try!
- Savory, Sour, & Other Ideas
So you can add it on your favorite beverage, or add it on your favorite sweets, then of course you can also mix it with anything savory, sour and other more— or say, some spices added to your salad?
Mulling spices does not only stick to sweet side, they can also be infused with apple cider vinegar and make a delightful treat to a yummy salad dressing. You can also infuse it with milk or cream and use it to whip up your favorite homemade frappuccino, or delectable cocoa or perhaps a tea latte.
- Lemon Remedy
Pure lemon juice makes a good chill drink on a winter night, or even when you are feeling sickly. But did you know that adding an adequate amount of mulling spices can even help you feel better and warmed? Basically, adding spices to your lemon juice and fresh ginger makes a wonderful tonic to ward off your illness!
- Home Fragrance
To make your house smelling awesomely good, you can use your mulling spices to do the trick! You can just boil 8 cups of water over medium heat. Add 1 Tbs. organic mulling spices to a large tea bag and tie off the end. Place tea bag in the saucepan and reduce heat to a simmer for 3-4 hours.