Sweet, delicious and dense Boterkoek. A nice treat for any occassion.



Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Delicious and dense boterkoek, a sweet and chewy treat.


  • 240 grams of Flour
  • 240 grams of Butter*
  • 180 grams of White Sugar**
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Eggs*
  • Optional: Almond Halves


  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix the butter and sugar together, then add one egg and the vanilla extract and keep mixing.
  3. Add in the flour and mix well.
  4. Line the bottom of the cake pan (26 cm) with baking paper.
  5. Brush the springform pan with butter.
  6. Add in the mixture, flatten and spread it out.
  7. Create a pattern with a fork or knife.
  8. Optional: Place almond halves on top.
  9. Brush with some egg.
  10. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown.
  11. Let it cool a little before loosening the edges with a knife and removing the boterkoek from the cake pan.
  12. Let it cool completely before cutting it into pieces.


*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature.
**In Dutch this is called 'witte basterdsuiker', I couldn't find a proper translation. It's like brown sugar, but made with clear sugar syrup and granulated sugar.

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