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Sinterklaas is a children’s holiday. We celebrate this mostly in Holland, but in Belgium aswell.

I made a fake Sinterklaas pie, using typical Sinterklaas candy, a couple of years ago. I wanted to remake it, since I cannot find that one anymore. So I’m going to explain step by step how to make this Sinterklaas Pie, or in Dutch: Sinterklaas taart.

You need:

  • Round styrofoam
  • Brown paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Hair dryer
  • Glue gun
  • Glue for the glue gun
  • Gingerbread puppets
  • Soft sugar foam candy
  • Pepernoten, small (from the brand Bolletje)
  • Pepernoten, big
  • Old Dutch pepernoten (from the brand Bolletje)
  • Pepernoten (bigger ones)
  • Chocolate magic sticks (or chocolate cigarettes)
  • Ribbon or some thread

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  1. Ofcourse we start with the styrofoam.

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2. I painted the styrofoam brown. I did this so it’s harder to spot the foam through the candy.

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3. Dry the styrofoam.

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4. Glue the gingerbread puppets all around the styrofoam.

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5. Make sure to divided them properly.

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6. Glue the big pepernoten to the top side. Start at the outside and work your way towards the middle.

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7. Put the other pepernoten in between the gaps.

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8. Now you decorate with the other ingredients. Divide everything well. And make sure you cannot see the styrofoam anymore.

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9. Glue the chocolate magic sticks between every gingerbread puppet.

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10. Finally, you put three chocolate magic sticks together with a ribbon or some thread. And your Sinterklaas pie is done!

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And this is the end result! The Sinterklaas pie, or again in Dutch: De Sinterklaas taart.