Winter Spice SyrupCuisinart Original Recipe
2 cups Simple Syrup (Version 1)
2 whole cinnamon sticks (each about 4 inches)
10 allspice berries
8 whole cloves
3 star anise pods
5 whole black peppercorns
1. Bring the syrup to a boil in a small saucepan. Once it boils, remove pan from heat and add remaining ingredients. Cover and steep for 30 minutes.
2. Strain the steeped syrup, discarding the spices. Allow to cool completely before using. Syrup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a month.