Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Marshmallow Crescents with Speculoos Spread

Marshmallow, Speculoos Spread, and Crescents dough  what more can you ask for?

Yields: 8 


  • 1 Jet Puffed Mini Marshmallows (Approximately 80 mini marshmallows)
  • 8 tablespoons Speculoos Spread
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.

2. Unroll crescents into 8 triangles onto prepared baking sheet. Place 1 tablespoon of Speculoos spread onto the center of the wide end of the triangle. Top Speculoos with about 10 mini marshmallows then roll crescent up starting at wide Speculoos marshmallow end. Space each crescent about 1 1/2 inches apart from each other. Brush melted butter over each crescent with a pastry brush. Stir together the sugar and cinnamon then sprinkle evenly over crescents. Bake for 15-17 minutes, until golden brown. Marshmallows will ooze everywhere. Once removed from the oven, take a plastic knife and bring warm oozed marshmallow back around each crescent. Let cool for 10 minutes then serve warm.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Speculoos Spread Cake Donuts

Don’t you just love doughnuts? These rich creamy sweet doughnuts are easy to make follow recipe below:

1  cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
7  tablespoons buttermilk
5 tablespoons Speculoos spread
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1  tablespoon melted butter

1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 Tablespoon Speculoos spread
3 - 4 tablespoons milk

For the Dough
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
 Mix together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Add buttermilk, egg, Speculoos spread, vanilla and melted butter. Whisk to combine.

Transfer dough to a ziplock bag. Snip off a corner of the bag and pipe dough evenly into a 6-cup doughnut pan. You can also use a pastry bag with a tip as well.
Bake for 9-10 minutes, or until dough is set (it won’t be golden brown, but should be springy.)

For the Glaze
In a separate bowl, mix together powdered sugar, vanilla and Speculoos spread. Begin adding milk 1 tablespoon at a time. Stir until desired thickness of glaze is achieved. Glaze doughnuts while warm or cool.

Yields: - 8 donuts

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Cookie Sandwich with Speculoos Spread

Another treat that you will enjoy, Cookie Sandwich with Speculoos spread. Follow recipe below.


·         For the cookies:
2 3/4 cup AP flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 large eggs
2 tbsp sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
·         Filling:
3 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup Speculoos spread
1 cup confectioner sugar, sifted
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 tbsp milk

·         Preheat oven to 350.  Line a baking sheet with either parchment paper.
·         Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.  Set aside.  In an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, mix together the butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy in consistency for about 3-5 minutes.  Mix in eggs one at a time, beating for one minute after each addition and scraping down the sides as needed.  Reduce speed to low and gradually mix in the flour until just combined.
·         Stir together cinnamon and 2 tbsp sugar in a small bowl.  Shape the dough into little balls (about a heaping tsp or a small cookie scoop’s worth).  Roll the balls in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.  Place the cookie dough balls on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden.  Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 3 minutes before removing to a wire rack.  Let cool completely before filling.

To make the filling:

·         Combine the butter,  Speculoos spread, confectioners’ sugar and cinnamon in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.  Beat on medium speed until smooth.  Add the milk and beat until fluffy.
·         To assemble the sandwiches, find two cookies that are similar in size.  Use a knife to spread about a tbsp of filling on the inside of one cookie.  Sandwich the cookies together.
·         Makes 24 cookie sandwich