SPECULAAS SPICE

December 4, 2014

Speculaas spice is similar to pumpkin-pie-spice or ginger-bread-spice – but just not quite the same. Smells and tastes like christmas in a jar! You can use ground spices here or grind them yourself [in a food processor or mortar]. If you do so – make sure to put them through a fine sieve to end up with a fine powder. To really measure 2 grams is almost impossible – just go with the overall ratio. You can use teaspoons – 15 teaspoons cinnamon, 5 teaspoons cloves, 2 teaspoons aniseeds, …

 

SPECULAAS SPICE [Spekulatius Gewürz]

  • 15 g cinnamon
  • 5 g cloves
  • 5 g nutmeg
  • 2 g white pepper
  • 2 g coriander seeds
  • 2 g aniseeds

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_ mix all spices together

_ taste a little to see if spices are nicely balanced [nutmeg or cloves might be to prominent – add more cinnamon if needed]

_ keep in an air tight container

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