Homemade Gift Idea: Chinese 5 Spice Blend
about 2-inches long
whole star anise
Combine all ingredients in a spice blender, coffee grinder or food processor and blend into a fine powder.
Store in an airtight container or a small glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Sprinkle the blend over orange wedges or ice cream, mix it into tea or coffee, or add it to your favorite baked good.