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Lebkuchen Spice in a jar on a grez background. In front of the jar you can see cinnamon sticks, nutmegs, star anice. In the background there are some cloves. In the right corner you can see some measuring spoons
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Homemade Lebkuchen Spice (German Gingerbread Spice)

Lebkuchen Spice is an essential flavouring for many German Christmas recipes.
Course Ingridients
Cuisine German
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 jar
Author Marita


  • 4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cardamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground anis
  • 1 teaspoon all spice


  • Place all the spices in an airtight container.
  • Shake and mix well until completely combined.
  • Seal in an airtight container and wait until you want to use it.
  • Store in a dark place up to a year.


Storage Instructions

This homemade Lebkuchen spice mix will keep, if kept in a dry and airtight container, for up to a year. 


For a more superior taste, ground the spices in a spice grinder yourself.