Dutch Spice Cake - Kruidkoek
A tasty cake variation which provides a real taste of Holland
- 250 gr flour
- 200 gr dark brown caster sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- pinch of salt
- 4 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 teaspoons ground cloves
- ½ teaspoons ground black pepper
- ½ teaspoons nutmeg powder
- 100 gr butter
- ½ dl milk
- 10 gr ginger
Preheat the oven to 160°C. Melt the butter. Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, spices, melted butter and milk into a dough. Mix in the ginger and pour the dough into a greased cake tin.
Cooking time: 40-75 minutes depending on the size and shape of the cake tin. Start checking after 30 minutes. When ready, remove the cake from the oven and leave to cool for a while. Once the cake is cool enough to handle, remove from the tin and leave to cool completely.