Specialized in the selling of candies and pastries with original taste and aromas, Delices and Gourmandises offers the traditional speculoos within the wide selection of sweet products of its catalogue. If the taste of these crispy biscuits with soft heart has seduced the gourmet you are, this is their traditional recipe from Belgium, which you can use to make your own biscuits.
What you need for the preparation of the speculoos of Delices and Gourmandises?
- 500g flour
- 250g brown sugar
- 2 full teaspoon 4 spices (anise, nutmeg, clove and ginger)
- 2 full teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 eggs
- 200g of mild softened butter
2 teaspoon yeast
How to make your speculoos?
- Mix the flour, the yeast, the brown sugar, the spices and the salt in a big bowl,
- Beat the eggs, melt the butter and add them to the mixture. Mix well to have smooth and supple dough,
- Form a ball with the dough, wrap it in a Clingfilm and put it in the fridge for about half a day (12 hours), all a night would be enough,
- Day D, preheat the oven to 180°C. Take the dough out the fridge, unwrap it and spread it with a rolling pin until you have 1cm thick
- You can use speculoos mold (you can find them is bakeries tools boutiques), or pastry cutter you have. If you have none of these tools, just use a well sharpened knife to cut the dough into the forms you want,
- Carefully put the speculoos on a baking sheet on which you beforehand covered with parchment paper,
- Put the baking sheet in the oven and let cook for at least 15 minutes,
- Let chill before serve
How to taste these speculoos of Delices and Gourmandises?
These biscuits from Belgium were formerly ate on Advent time and for Saint Nicolas Day. The traditional speculoos like those from Delices and Gourmandises can be served at breakfast with hot drink or for tea time, with hot or cold drink as tea without milk, hot coffee or chocolate, iced tea, fruit juice… You can also use them to prepare other sweets or dessert as charlotte aux speculoos or dairy dessert.