Medovniky (or Perniky) Spice Mix (simple and elaborate versions)
 
Ingredients
  • Simple Version
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp anise
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • Elaborate Version
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 1 tsp anise
  • ½ tsp star anise
  • ½ tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • pinch black pepper
Instructions
  1. Mix spices and use in recipe as directed. Fresh spices will have more flavour (you can grind them in a little coffee grinder or mortar and pestle) but already ground spices work as well.
Recipe by Almost Bananas at http://www.almostbananas.net/medovniky-or-perniky-spice-mix-simple-and-elaborate-versions/