Spices cake (Dutch kruidkoek)


150 gr convert conversionbutter or margarine

150 gr convert conversionsugar

3 eggs

100 gr flour convert conversion

50 gr convert conversioncornstarch

2 teaspoons baking powder

pinch salt

1 teaspoon ginger powder

1 teaspoon cookie spices

100 gr convert conversiongrated dark chocolate

100 gr convert conversionground hazelnuts

30 gr convert conversionchopped candied citron

30 gr convert conversionsliced candied orange peel


oven, cake pan 1-1.5 liter

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How to prepare:

Preheat the oven to 180C/360F (fan oven 160C/310F).

Beat the butter with sugar and eggs creamy.

Mix flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt and spices well and add the mixture spoon by spoon at the butter, while whipping well.

Add the chocolate, hazelnuts, candied citron and candied orange peel.

Grease a cake pan, sprinkle with breadcrumbs.

Fill with the batter and bake the spicecake 45-60 minutes.

When the cake is ready: wrap, while still hot, in aluminium foil and let rest for 24 hours (the taste will only get better).

First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands

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