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25Total Time
15Prep Time
10Bake Time
8Serves
Easy

Speculaas by Shelina Permalloo

Celebrity recipe

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  • Vegetarian

About the bake

Try baking these cinnamon and ginger spiced biscuits created by Shelina Permalloo. Traditionally these are eaten at the Dutch festival "Sinterklaas" on 5th December. They are great with a cuppa and to share with friends. 

25Total Time
15Prep Time
10Bake Time
8Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4).

  2. Step 2:

    In a large mixing bowl rub in the flour and butter using the tips of your fingers until you create a very fine crumble.

  3. Step 3:

    Add all the other ingredients to the bowl and mix until it comes together as a dough.

  4. Step 4:

    Once combined turn it out onto a lightly floured work surface and roll the dough out to a thickness of about 2/3cm.

  5. Step 5:

    Using an 8cm cookie cutter, cut discs from the dough and place onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

  6. Step 6:

    Place in the oven and bake the biscuits for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.

Ingredients

  • For the Biscuits

    • 160g Allinson's plain white flour
    • 1 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
    • 1 tsp Ginger (ground)
    • 1 tsp Mixed spice
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • 1pinch Salt
    • 100g Unsalted butter
    • 70g Billington's Unrefined Molasses Sugar
    • 4 tsp Milk (whole)

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