Speculaas spice mix

    5 min

    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.


    Groningen, Netherlands
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    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