Speculaas spice mix

Speculaas spice mix


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About this recipe: Use this aromatic blend of warm spices in my Speculaas apple cake, also on this site. A favourite in many Dutch treats, including Speculaas biscuits.

MartijnvanSabben Groningen, Netherlands

Makes: 4 tablespoons

  • 6 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground mace or 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground aniseed (optional)

Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

  1. Add all ingredients in to a jar with a lid. Shake the jar with the lid on till all spices have combined.
  2. Then its ready to use! You can store the jar and use for other Speculaas bakes.

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I've used this recipe a number of times to add to a Spekulatius apple cake. It's a lovely smelling mix and, when baked, makes the house smell amazing! - 30 Jul 2015

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