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 dishes you can make using vandotsch speculaas spice mix.
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Don’t own an ice cream machine, but still want a tasty speculaas flavoured ice cream?
Don’t want to make ice cream, but still want to eat ice cream with vandotsch speculaas spice?
Here is your 4-step plan for speculaas flavoured ice cream:
1. Buy a bowl of your favourite single-flavoured ice cream. For instance vanilla.
2. Let it slightly soften. Take it out of its original container and put in a bowl.
3. Mix the softened ice cream together with as much vandotsch speculaas spice mix as you like.
4. Return to the original container, sprinkle some of the spice mix on top, close and freeze for at least 4 hours or overnight.
Suggested ice cream flavour combinations with vandotsch speculaas spice mix:
- Clotted cream
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