Most of these spices are considered to be digestive aids, though the majority of bread in northern Germany do not contain this type of bread spice nor whole caraway seeds, which are also very popular in the south.
- Grind all seeds together in a clean coffee grinder or with a mortar and pestle. Store with other spices in a dark, dry area of the house. If you prefer, you may instead mix together the whole seeds.
- Use 1 to 3 teaspoons of the spice mixture per loaf of bread.
Used in this recipe: Schwarzwälder Kruste.
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