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It is thought that the Dutch name Speculaas comes from the latin 'speculum' that means mirror.


Traditionally speculaas biscuits are the mirror image of the carved wooden moulds they are baked in.


Windmill shaped speculaas biscuits are known throughout the whole world, as are male or female speculaas figurines.


These days speculaas biscuits can take any shape or form. But you can do so much more with speculaas spice than just making biscuits.


Find out more about the delicious recipes you can make using vandotsch speculaas spice mix.

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'All things Speculaas', is sponsored by The Speculaas Spice Company.


It offers a number of recipes using the vandotsch speculaas spice mix.


Always interested in adding new recipes. Publish your vandotsch speculaas spice mix recipes here.

vandotsch speculaas sweet spice mix can be used in many recipes.


Anywhere where cinnamon is an important ingredient, replace it, and any other spices, with vandotsch speculaas spice mix as 55% of our spice mix contains real, high grade ground cinnamon from Sri Lanka.

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