Among the classic baking spices are on the one hand bread spices like fennel seeds or cumin, on the other hand, many important ingredients for desserts, pies and cakes. Even more than the actual indispensable baking ingredients like flour or baking soda, these seasoning plants give pastry its characteristic flavor.
A special case among the baking spices are the Christmas cookies spices and cooking ingredients. No season is as much associated with certain baking and cooking spices as Christmas. If we smell Christmas herbs and spices like cinnamon, cloves and cardamom, most of us immediately think of gingerbread and other holiday treats.
Many of those spices are also good for Christmas tea blends and for seasoning main dishes, these special spice plants help create that special holiday mood.