Stir together 2 cups flour and yeast. Combine milk,water,oil,sugar,salt and spices,and heat to 110 degrees on your stove top. Add liquid ingredients to flour and yeast. Beat until smooth (2 minutes on medium mixer speed,or 300 strokes by hand). Blend in eggs. Add 1 cup flour and beat 1 minute on medium speed. (or 150 strokes by hand). Stir in more flour to make a very thick batter. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled.