Mahlab ground

Aromatic seasoning made from freshly ground kernels of the St. Lucie cherry tree. This unique spice has a sweet, cherry-nutty profile, both aromatic and savory with hints of bitter almond and marzipan.


100% freshly ground mahlab kernels

Net weight: 50 g

    Culinary Use

    • Baking: Incorporate into sweet breads, cookies, pastries, cakes, and pies
    • Desserts: Sprinkle over custards, puddings, and rice pudding
    • Savory Dishes: Add to meat marinades (especially lamb), stews, or rice dishes

    Health Benefits

    • Heart Health: Some research suggests mahlab may support cardiovascular health due to its fatty acid content.
    • Rich in Antioxidants: Contains coumarins, compounds with potential anti-inflammatory properties.
    • Digestive Aid: In traditional medicine, mahaleb has been used to soothe stomach ailments and promote digestion.
    • Vital source of protein: Mahlab kernel is considered as a vital source of protein (28%) and carbohydrates (14%)

    Pairing with other spices

    Mahlab pairs well with cinnamon, green cardamom, anise, fennel and nutmeg.