A sticky, sweet and scrumptious Dutch bread recipe. Enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or really whenever you feel like it.



Prep Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

Sticky and sweet Dutch bread.


  • 350 grams of Flour
  • 20 grams of Granulated Sugar
  • 12 grams of Instant Yeast
  • 2 grams of cinnamon
  • Optional: 5 grams of Salt
  • 150 grams of Milk
  • 50 grams of Butter
  • 60 grams of Ginger Syrup
  • 200 grams grams of Pearl Sugar
  • Extra Sugar: about 30 grams


  1. Place milk, butter and ginger syrup in a saucepan and heat until the butter has melted, stir well.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, yeast, cinnamon and (optional) salt in a bowl and whisk together.
  3. Add butter mixture.
  4. Knead the dough.
  5. Place the dough in a bowl, cover it with plastic wrap and let it rise at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  6. Optional: Line the tin with baking paper, attaching it with some butter, before the next step.
  7. Meanwhile butter the loaf tin (26cm × 10cm × 6,5cm) and sprinkle about 30 grams of sugar into it, covering all the sides.
  8. Knead dough briefly.
  9. Slowly add pearl sugar to the dough, kneading it through well.
  10. Place the dough into the loaf tin.
  11. Cover the loaf tin with plastic wrap and let the dough rise for about an hour, until it has doubled in size.
  12. Meanwhile preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  13. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
  14. Optional: Brush with some ginger syrup.
  15. Let the bread cool completely before removing it from the tin.

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