Definition of mixed spice in English:

mixed spice

noun

  • [mass noun] A commercially prepared mixture of ground spices for cooking, typically including cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

    • ‘Pour the whole bottle of wine into a pan, zest the orange and lemon into it and add the mixed spice.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Sift the flour, mixed spice, nutmeg and baking powder together.’