In case you have been living under a rock you will know that Lotus Biscoff is a distinctive caramelised taste appreciated by young and old all over the world! Let us talk you through why we and so many others think it is amazing!
What is Lotus Biscoff?
In 1932, a Belgian baker named Jan Boone Sr., creates a caramelised biscuit with nothing but natural ingredients. He names it Lotus, after the flower that symbolises purity.
Why is Lotus Biscoff famous?
Biscoff has been around for a long time, but in recent years it’s undergone something of a revival, becoming an all round dessert ingredient, with the arrival of the Biscoff spread a real game changer.Lotus Biscoff’s UK Instagram page has a loyal 65k followers featuring recipes, tips and dessert inspiration that will leave you salivating
What can I do with it?
From enjoying with a coffee whilst sitting in the salon to creating show stopping cakes. This ingredient can be added to milkshakes, brownies and many many more. We can`t get enough!
Is it gluten free?
Those gloriously sweet and spicy Lotus Biscoff cookies are sadly not gluten free. But there is a gluten free version of these biscuits (also known as
Speculoos or Spekulatius biscuits) - which is pretty much the same thing!
What type of biscuit is Lotus?
The Biscoff cookies are like a crisp shortbread cookie that are perfect for dipping into tea or coffee. The cookies have a caramel and cinnamon flavour with notes of other spices like ginger, cloves and nutmeg.
Why is it so good?
They really are onto a good thing here, it has a perfect balance of sweetness and salt, and this, coupled with the spice and bitterness, is why Biscoff were on to a winner!
Have you seen ours?
Lotus Biscoff has a unique taste and is crunchy like no other! We simply had to team up to create a mouth-watering cake sensation using none other than this caramelised biscuit wonder as the key ingredient! It three layers of Patisserie Valerie’s very own plant-based vanilla sponge, generously filled with layers of Lotus Biscoff crunch, and Lotus Biscoff crunchy cream. Coated and decorated with a smooth Lotus Biscoff cream and generous sprinkles of Lotus Biscoff crumb before being topped off with a Lotus Biscoff Biscuit.