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Speculaas

Speculaas is a type of small -1-2 cm- spiced shortcrust biscuit, traditionally baked for consumption on or just before St Nicholas' day in the Netherlands -5 December-, Belgium -6 December-, and around Christmas in Germany and Austria. Today most speculaas versions are made from white -wheat- flour, brown sugar, butter and spices.

Nutrition facts

Average nutrition facts for the 83 products of the Speculaas category for which nutrition facts are known (out of 94 products).

Nutrition facts
Nutrition facts As sold
for 100 g / 100 ml
Standard deviation Minimum 10th centile Median 90th centile Maximum
Energy 1,990 kj
(475 kcal)
97 kj
(24 kcal)
418 kj
(100 kcal)
1,800 kj
(428 kcal)
2,000 kj
(478 kcal)
2,110 kj
(505 kcal)
2,460 kj
(590 kcal)
Fat 20 g 3.19 g 11 g 13 g 20 g 24.1 g 40 g
Saturated fat 10.2 g 2.38 g 2 g 5.5 g 10 g 14.2 g 19 g
Carbohydrates 67.1 g 4.13 g 49 g 59 g 68.9 g 74 g 77 g
Sugars 31.1 g 5.02 g 0.5 g 24 g 30 g 45.9 g 57.1 g
Fiber 2.06 g 0.978 g 0.1 g 0.8 g 1.8 g 4.4 g 7 g
Proteins 6 g 0.791 g 0 g 4.7 g 6 g 7.3 g 13 g
Salt 0.747 g 0.367 g 0.08 g 0.13 g 0.76 g 1.46 g 1.62 g
  • Packaging materials


    Material % of products containing mostly the material Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (for products that contain mostly the material) % of products containing the material Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (for products that contain the material) Mean packaging weight per 100 g of product (relative to all products)
    Paper or cardboard
    Plastic
    Glass
    Unknown
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