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Belgian Liers vlaaike

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Belgian Liers vlaaike

One of the most famous Belgian desserts, this sweet and spicy, tart-shaped filled pastry is prepared exclusively in the Flemish town of Lier. 

The delectable Liers vlaaike consists of thin, pâté brisée crust filled with a thick, creamy purée the base is a typical, unsweetened shortbread pie crust, while the aromatic filling consists of coarse breadcrumbs, candy syrup, milk, and flour.

However, the spicy flavor of vlaaike tarts comes from a secret combination of spices including cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and coriander

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

For the dough:

180 gr wheat flour

90 gr cold butter or margarine

40 gr cold water

1 pinch salt

 

For the filling:

120 gr rusk

200 gr brown candy syrup

10 gr spice herbs (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom)

300 gr Full Milk

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON BELGIAN LIERS VLAAIKE

In a bowl, mix the wheat flour with cold butter, water and salt with your hands to form a dough.

Knead briefly until it no longer sticks and wrap in cling film. Let rest in the refrigerator for 20 to 25 minutes. 

Blitz meanwhile 12 rusks in a food processor until crumbs. Add brown candy syrup, spice herbs and the whole milk. Mix until smooth. 

Roll out the dough and cut out 10 circles with a diameter of 9 cm. Carefully place the rounds of dough in a cupcake tin and press gently with your fingertips.

Fill the doughs to the brim with the spicy filling. Bake the Lierse vlaaikes for 20 to 25 minutes at 180 degrees.

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HERE ARE MORE BELGIAN RECIPES

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STAMPPOT RECIPE

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RECIPE VIDEO

 

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Belgian Liers vlaaike

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Serves: 5 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 100 calories 5 grams fat

Ingredients

For the dough:
180 gr wheat flour
90 gr cold butter or margarine
40 gr cold water
1 pinch salt
For the filling:
120 gr rusk
200 gr brown candy syrup
10 gr spice herbs (cinnamon, ginger)
300 gr Full Milk

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix the wheat flour with cold butter, water and salt with your hands to form a dough.
  • Knead briefly until it no longer sticks and wrap in cling film. Let rest in the refrigerator for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Blitz meanwhile 12 rusks in a food processor until crumbs. Add brown candy syrup, spice herbs and the whole milk. Mix until smooth.
  • Roll out the dough and cut out 10 circles with a diameter of 9 cm. Carefully place the rounds of dough in a cupcake tin and press gently with your fingertips.
  • Fill the doughs to the brim with the spicy filling. Bake the Lierse vlaaikes for 20 to 25 minutes at 180 degrees.
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