German Bread Spice Blend

Learn how to make a German bread spice blend, which you can use for a lot of different German bread recipes. It is easy to make and you can store it in an airtight container for at least one year.

German Bread Spice Recipe

German Bread Spice Blend

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Course: Bread
Cuisine: German
Servings: 8 Tbsp.
Author: Angela Schofield


  • 4 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 4 tbsp. caraway seeds
  • 4 tsp. anise
  • 4 tsp. coriander seeds


  • Add all seeds to a bowl and blend.
  • Then grind them in a spice or coffee grinder or with a mortar and pestle.
  • Add to an airtight container and store in a dry and dark space.


Tip: Depending on whether you want a stronger or slightly minder bread, 1 to 2 tablespoons of the finished mixture is enough for a bread dough containing 500g of flour.
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