Winter Spice SyrupCuisinart Original Recipe
A delicious mixture of all of the favorite winter spices."
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.