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Ontbijtkoek - Dutch Spice Bread

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“This traditional Dutch recipe has been a staple at Christmastime in my house for as long as I can remember. I can't quite describe the taste of it - something like gingerbread, but with more bite and a stronger flavour. After it cools it develops a moist almost sticky crust, which is my favourite part. It's super easy to make and really yields a wonderful holiday bread. Please enjoy!”
1hr 10mins
1 loaf

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine all ingredients into a smooth paste.
  3. Lightly coat a LOAF pan with baking spray and flour.
  4. Bake for a full hour. When fully baked, open the oven door a crack, and allow loaf to cool in the turned off oven for 1/2 hour before removing from oven and cooling completely. Then remove from pan.
  5. Cool completely and store in plastic bag.Keep covered or bread will dry out.

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