What is five spice powder?

Hi! 8)
I can’t find the five spice powder anywhere. Which 5 spices are included in this powder, so that I can make my own. Thanks!

Here is a recipe for it

Categories: Chinese, Condiment
Yield: 6 servings

   2 tb Whole, black peppercorns
  36    Whole cloves
  12    Inches of stick cinnamon
   2 tb Fennel seed
  12    Whole star anise

Put spices together into a blender and pulverize into
a powder. Store in a cool place in an air-tight

Yield: 2/3 Cup

1/4 cup ground ginger
3 Tbsps ground cinnamon
2 Tbsps allspice
1 Tbsp ground nutmeg
1-1/2 tsps. ground cloves

In a screw-top jar, combine all ingredients. Cover tightly, shake until well mixed. Keep in a dry place. Uses: Add 1 tablespoon to cake and cookie batters and pie fillings.


Five Spice Powder

A Chinese blend of spices. Find in any Oriental market, or blend equal amounts of powdered cinnamon, ginger, anise, fennel and clove. Some blends contain black pepper. or crushed red pepper.