Speculoos, typical Christmas cakes


These Speculoos pastes, although typical for Christmas, are ideal to accompany a good cup of coffee, cocoa or tea at any time of the year.

The speculum They are one pastry typical winter, which are usually given in Central European countries by St. Nicholas, a legendary character who, according to Western culture, brings children gifts for Christmas.

If you want to enjoy different and exquisite pasta, try making this recipe for speculum.

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Speculoos, typical Christmas cakes

Speculoos, typical Christmas cakes

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  1. On the countertop of our kitchen we mix all the ingredients.

  2. First we add the flour mixed with the bag with yeast in the form of a volcano.

  3. Make a hole in the center and add the butter and egg, along with the sugar and spices.

  4. Mix well with your hands.

  5. Put it in a bowl and store it in the refrigerator or in a cool place for 24 hours.

  6. Then spread the dough with a rolling pin on a floured surface until you get a thin layer of 4 or 5 millimeters.

  7. Cut into shapes or with the edge of a small cup.

  8. Place the speculoos pasta on a baking sheet and bake, preheating the oven to 180º, 15 minutes.

  9. Remove to a wire rack and return more cookies until the speculum paste runs out.

  10. We serve Speculoos pasta when it is cold. They are so good that you don’t have to wait for Christmas to make this recipe.


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