Speculaas (Dutch spiced biscuit)

READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
Recipe by Bollie

Speculaas, dutch spiced biscuit. Traditionally the dutch eat this biscuit around the 5th of December together with warm chocolate milk. Also taste very nice with coffee !

Top Review by Stardustannie

I followed the list of ingredients but changed the method slightly. After chilling the mixture for several hours I rolled the mixture into balls and flattened slightly to make biscuits (cookies) Yummo!! T hese were crispy, buttery & spicy treats!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the cake flour, brown sugar, all spice and salt.
  2. Cut butter into pieces and mix into the flour in a food processor.
  3. Add milk and you should now have a firm dough ball.
  4. Wrap the dough in clingfilm and allow to rest in a cool place for atleast 2 hours, but preferably for a day to draw out the spice flavour.
  5. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees celcius, roll out the dough into a rectangle about 1cm thick.
  6. Place this onto a lined baking tray and bake the spiced biscuit in the oven for about 30 minutes until done.
  7. Cool the biscuit on a wire rack.
  8. To serve: Break the biscuit into pieces and serve with warm chocolate milk.

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