Lebkuchengewürz (German gingerbread spice blend)
- 1 teaspoon aniseeds or fennel seeds
- a few cardamom pods
- 6 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons cloves
- 1 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- Add aniseeds and cardamom to a mortar and crush until a fine powder.
- Add ground aniseeds and cardamom to a small jar, along with the remaining spices. Whisk until blended. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year.