There are many controversial food opinions out there. Pineapple as a pizza topping. The “right” way to make chili. The pronunciation of caramel. None of these, however, are as controversial as this: Lebküchen – a traditional German spice blend consisting of cinnamon, cloves, allspice, cardamom, ginger, and mace – is superior to pumpkin spice.
Oh yeah. We’re going there.
Squashing the Pumpkin Spice Craze
As you indulge in pumpkin spice lattes, muffins, and cinnamon rolls, you probably think that nothing is better than this flavor. Until now. Offering a decadent blend of spicy-sweet taste notes that can be used in a variety of dishes and beverages, Lebküchen is quickly becoming the new pumpkin spice.
Offering six unique flavor notes compared to pumpkin spice’s mild five, this spicy-sweet cornucopia will have you staring lovingly at your RawSpiceBar Lebküchen Blend and saying, “I can’t believe it took me this long to find you.”
This Spice Pantry Ain’t Big Enough for the Two of Us
Whether you enjoy a delicious Lebküchen latte in the morning, serve some savory-sweet Lebküchen Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms on a cold winter’s night, or indulge in some Lebküchen Waffles, one thing is for certain: Lebküchen is the supreme ruling flavor of the autumn and winter seasons.
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