Koopmans Speculaas Mix 400g

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Use this mix to make

Filled Speculaas (Gevulde Speculaas)

Ingredients

  • 1 Package Koopmans Speculaas Mix
  • 150g Margarine or Butter
  • 1 Package Almond Paste
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 Tablespoons Water
  • 55g sliced almonds (optional for topping)

 

Kitchenware

  • Baking Tin (approximately 18 x 18cm or 24cm springform tin)
  • Mixer with dough hook

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Baking Time: 40 minutes

 

Instructions

  1. Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 170 °C (340 °F)
  2. In a mixing bowl, gently combine mix with butter or margarine and 2 tablespoons of water
  3. Knead the dough by hand or with a dough hook on a mixer until fully combined and consistent. Place in the refrigerator.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the almond paste with an egg yolk and 2 tablespoons of water.
  5. Grease the baking pan with spray or butter
  6. Remove the dough from the fridge. Knead it again and then divide into 3 equal parts.
  7. Cover the bottom of the pan with parts of the dough and press against the edges until approximately 2cm high.
  8. Spread the almond paste over the dough using the concave side of a wet spoon.
  9. Roll out the remaining 1/3 of dough until it is the same size as the baking pan, then place it over top of the almond paste layer.
  10. Brush the dough with a beaten egg. Decorate with almond slices and then brush with egg again.
  11. Bake for 40 minutes

 

Tips & Variations

  • Mix chopped nut mix, chopped almonds, chocolate, or ginger into the dough

 

Storage

Allow the gingerbread to cool completely and then store in a sealed container for up to a week.

 


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Ingredients

175g Butter or Margarine

2 Eggs

55g Sliced Almonds (optional)

 

Kitchenware

  • Baking Tin (approximately 18 x 18cm
  • Mixer with dough hook

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Baking time: 30 minutes

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 °C (340 °F)
  2. Gently combine the mix and butter in a mixing bowl, then add the yolk of the egg.
  3. Kneed the mixture by hand or with a dough hook until the dough is fully combined.
  4. Place the dough in the refrigerator
  5. Grease the baking pan with spray or butter
  6. Roll the dough out to approximately 1cm thick and cut into 8cm x 8cm pieces
  7. Place the dough slices onto the baking pan with 3-5cm of space between them.
  8. Brush the dough with a beaten egg, then decorate with almond slices and brush again.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes.
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