"Samla-uary" is here and it's time to eat the best Swedish treat ever. Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday is just around the corner and here is a really good recipe if you want a moist Semla with a rich crunchy almond paste. Ingridients Semla bun 3 packages dry yeast (7 gram/package) 1 1/2 cup milk… Continue reading Swedish Semla Bun
There is nothing more yummy like a warm cardamom rich apple cake to have with your fika. And probably what most Swedes would have in late summer beginning of Autumn when the apple trees are filled with fresh fruit. Ingridients: 200 gram butter 3 eggs 3 dl sugar 1 dl milk 3 dl flour 2… Continue reading Apple Cake
This recipe is from my grandma' old cook book from 1950' , it makes your gingerbread rich in flavour and super crispy. It is also theatrical to make, wait and see what happens when you put the bicarb soda in the warm mix! Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup golden syrup 1/2 teaspoon ginger 2… Continue reading Old School Gingerbread
Super easy to make and smells like Sweden! Ingredients: 200 gram butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon cardamom Methods: 1 Mix butter, sugar, flour and cardamom to a dough. 2 Roll it to a long roll, slice in pieces and put on a baking tray. 3 Cook in oven 175 degrees, 8-10… Continue reading Cardamom cookie
This is a marble cake but in Sweden it's called tiger cake. Maybe because we live so far away from the tigers, calling it tiger cakes makes our kitchens a little bit more wild and adventurous. Ingredients 4 eggs 2/3 cups sugar 200 gram butter 1/3 cup cream 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup flour… Continue reading Tiger Cake
Besides being a mouth melting cookie, jitterbug is a fantastic fun dance more known as lindy-hop. And I'm not lying if I say this cookie will probably make you dance. Ingredients 1 1/3 cup flour 1/3 sugar 200 gram butter 1 egg yolk Filling 2 egg whites 4 tablespoons sugar Method 1 Mix flour, sugar,… Continue reading Jitterbuggers!
A classic delicious chocolate roll filled with vanilla butter, this is one of my absolute grandma favourites! Ingridients 3 eggs 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons cacao 1 teaspoon baking powder Filling 150 gram room temperature butter 2/3 icing sugar 2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 egg yolk Method 1 Beat eggs and sugar… Continue reading Dream Roll