Life with Leo

December 8, 2012

Using a giant Speculaas board

Filed under: bread — fehlhaber @ 7:41 am

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

Recipe here:

http://www.cookerathome.nl/shoart.php?artikelid=125

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