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Dutch desserts

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The Best Boterkoek - Dutch Butter Cake Recipe

A rich buttery cake, Boterkoek means Butter Cake in Dutch. This delciouse treat is so simple to make and great for serving to guests or for afternoon tea!


  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg yolk
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Almond extract
  • 1 cup White sugar
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 Optional sliced almonds
  • 1 cups Butter, salted
10 Famous Dutch Desserts

18 · These famous Dutch desserts are so sweet and decadent. From stroopwafel to apple pie to cookies, you'll love these traditional treats.


Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 Dutch butter cake with almonds
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Dutch apple pie
  • 1 Dutch pretzels, Sweet
  • 1 Dutch speculaas cookies
  • Arnhemse Meisjes
  • Dutch Letters (S Cookies)
  • Dutch Stroopwafel
  • Kruidnoten (Dutch Little Spiced Cookies)
  • Oliebollen (Dutch Doughnuts)
  • Tompouce
Dutch Sweets and Pastries

Known primarily for their cheeses, the Dutch have proven just as passionate about their sweets and pastries, many of which have come about as a result of the centuries of colonial past that had infused Holland with Oriental flavors and ingredients. Blended with their own dairy-rich European tradition, the Dutch now have the pleasure of indulging in the best of the sweet-making cultures, once worlds apart, on their home turf. To figure out which of the Dutch desserts are particularly…

Hopjesvla (Dutch Coffee Custard)

Hopjesvla (Dutch Coffee Custard) recipe! Inspired by the Hopjes candy, this vla is light and creamy with a wonderful coffee caramel flavor.

Banketstaaf (Dutch Christmas Log)

No kneading or proofing required! Banket is a traditional Dutch Almond Pastry that's so easy to make and tastes simply amazing! Just come and see the video!

10 Traditional Dutch Cookies

2 · Get a taste of the Netherlands with these traditional Dutch cookies! From cheese tarts to sweet pretzel to stroopwafels, these authentic treats can't be beat.


  • 1 Dutch speculaas cookies
  • Arnhemse Meisjes
  • Traditional Dutch Pepernoten
  • Dutch Stroopwafels
  • Kue Kastengel (Dutch-Indonesian Cheese Tarts)
  • Marzipan-Stuffed Cookie or Dutch Gevulde Koeken
  • Pinda Koeken Repechage
10 Best Traditional Dutch Recipes (Updated 2023)

Traditional Dutch recipes. While foods in their diet are somewhat similar, there are some great recipes & foods you will enjoy. Read this article to see what you might like to try that will be

What to eat when in the Netherlands – 15 Must Eats

What to eat when in the Netherlands – 15 Must Eats The Classics “Bitterballen” by mzcrazymz is licensed under CC BY 2.0 1. Bitterballen Bitterballen are breaded meat croquettes traditionally filled with a ragout of beef or veal mixture and deep-fried. Occasionally, a mixture of chicken meat or mushrooms is used for the filling. Mustard […]

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If you like chex mix, you've got to try this easy sweet and salty Golden Syrup chex mix recipe! You can use homemade golden syrup or buy a bottle of Lyle's. Perfect for Christmas or anytime, this twist on the traditional sweet chex mix is delicious! With golden syrup, white chocolate chips, salty pretzles, and more, its' the perfect Christmas recipe for your festive celebration.
One of the favourite desserts to order at Eighth Bastion is Vattalappam. This regional delicacy, usually served during festivals and special occasions, is a pudding made with coconut milk, jaggery, cashew nuts, cardamom, and other spices. It is believed to have been brought to Sri Lanka from Indonesia during Dutch rule. Even the name could have been inspired by the Dutch word for custard – Vla. #MeandCGHEarth #EighthBastion #Food #EastIndiesrestaurant #FortKochi #Heartofkochi #Boutiquehotel
Celebrate with a delicious Bakery Fresh Apple or Dutch Apple Pie!
These amazing low-carb brownies are made with Dutch cocoa powder that makes them very rich and dark. If you don't have any Dutch cocoa powder on hand, any other type of cocoa powder will work.

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