‘Boterkoek’ with hazelnuts and cacao

‘Boterkoek’ with hazelnuts & cacao

Delicious buttery sweet, perfect to combine with a cup of coffee or tea!
Servings 12 people
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • Oven
  • Mixer


  • 200 gram Butter
  • 200 gram Flour +2 extra tablespoons
  • 1 Egg
  • 180 gram Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Dutch Cacao Powder (unsweetened)
  • 120 gram Hazelnuts (chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt


  • Preheat the oven on 180 degrees Celsius or 356 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Whisk egg just till mixed, and keep about 3 tablespoons in a separate bowl.
  • Mix butter, flour, sugar, the mixed egg  & cacao powder until well combined.
  • Butter the oven dish and coat the oven dish with 2 tablespoons of flour. Move the oven dish till all the butter in the dish is covered with a little bit of flour.
  • Place the butter mixture in the oven dish & top off with the hazelnuts. Make sure you gently press the hazelnuts in the mixture, to make sure they don’t fall off when baked.
  • Brush the 3 tablespoon egg mixture over the mixture and bake for 25 minutes.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Dutch
Keyword: Butter, Cacao, Comforting, Dutch, Gluten, Nuts, Sweet

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