Dutch Buttercake (Boterkoek). This is a moist, soft butter cake, famous in the Netherlands.
Dutch Buttercake (Boterkoek) . This is a moist, soft butter cake, famous in the Netherlands. Often served with a cup of coffee. Easy to make and very popular!
These S-shaped super flaky butter pastries filled with almond paste and topped with crunchy sugar are popular in both Iowa and Holland during the Christmas season. Here's a recipe that will let you make and enjoy them all year round. —Shirley De Lange, Byron Center, Michigan
Dutch Letters (Jaarsma’s Bakery Recipe)
For dough, in a large mixing bowl, stir together flour and salt. Cut cold butter into 1/2-inch-thick slices (not cubes). Add butter slices to flour mixture; toss until slices are coated and separated.
Dutch Roomboter Banketstaaf (Flaky Pastry with Almond Filling) - Willow Bird Baking
Roomboter Banketstaaf is a traditional Dutch Christmastime treat. Flaky, buttery pastry made from scratch envelopes a delicious, creamy almond filling.
Tips for Making Dutch Letters
Today, I’m excited to share some extra hints and tips to help you with making Dutch letters (banketstaven or letterbanket in Dutch.) These pastries are similar to a pie crust, but much more l…