Using a giant Speculaas board


Here’s a old Dutch speculaas mold (antieke speculaasplank) that my parents bought in Holland in 1960.  Using it was tricky — definitely flour the mold first.  Then use a knife or a wire (like a clay cutter) to horizontally trim the excess dough off.  Then invert on a baking sheet.  Ta da!


This little movie shows all the tricks (I should have watched it first):

Recipe here: