The seeds were mixed with human blood and shaped it into dough figures which were worshipped in the month of Panquetzaliztli, whenever that is.
These Aztec gingerbread people are still available in Mexico, but nowadays they make it with honey instead of blood.
Article last updated on 31 July 2009
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "AMARANTH: information from Aztec mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jul. 2009. Web. 29 July 2014.