Evening Porridge with Milk, Honey and Nuts / Kveldsgrøt med Melk, Honning og Nøtter

A porridge eaten in Scandinavia ever since the viking era
found on
 melk.no

Evening Porridge with Milk, Honey and Nuts / Kveldsgrøt med Melk, Honning og Nøtter

Warm milk with honey will help you sleep at night says an old wife’s advise – try this recipe for an evening meal with ingredients popular in Scandinavia all the way back to the Viking era.

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Norwegian Sugar Cake / Sukkerkake

A recipe found in “Formkaker” (Mould Cakes) published by
Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1980

Norwegian Sugar Cake / Sukkerkake

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Norwegian Sunday Apples / Søndagsepler

A recipe for a lovely and a little unusual apple cake
found on
 frukt.no

Norwegian Sunday Apples / Søndagsepler

A delicious cake – with apples sauce, apple sticks and Custard.
This cake will save the Sunday every time.

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Filled Chocolate Bars / Fylte Sjokoladesnitter

A recipe for fancy chocolate  bars found in “Sjokolade”
(Chocolate) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb i 1984
Filled Chocolate Bars / Fylte Sjokoladesnitter

These cakes are made with baking soda. Baking soda has become a staple in many households around the world. Not only can it be used for baking as here, but is also a great product to use to clean your home without resorting to using harsh chemicals. Check it out here:

https://www.tipsbulletin.com/baking-soda-uses/

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Norwegian Aristocrats / Aristokrater

A recipe for classic Norwegian almond bars found on mills.no
Norwegian Aristocrats / Aristokrater

Aristocrats are small finger thick and cylindrical almond cakes. The cakes are usually decorated by brushing them with eggs and sprinkling them with nib sugar. A portion of this recipe gives about 50 cakes.

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Norwegian Mazarins / Mazariner

A recipe for juicy Norwegian Christmas cakes found on mills.no
Norwegian Mazarins / Mazariner

Mazarins are traditionally made with shortcrust pastry filled with almond paste and topped with white glaze, but there are many different variations with different fillings. They are baked in small oval tart moulds. A portion of the recipe makes about 25 cakes.

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Nougat Almonds / Nougatmandler

A simple recipe for nougat covered almonds
found on
nrk.no
Nougat Almonds / Nougatmandler

Crispy almonds with nougat and icing sugar are simple confectionery which you easily make yourself. This recipe for nougat almonds has only three ingredients.

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Scandinavian Farmhouse Christmas Cookies / Bondekaker til Jul

Farmhouse Christmas cookies found on mills.no
Scandinavian Farmhouse Christmas Cookies / Bondekaker til Jul

These farmhouse cookies are flat and rectangular shaped small cakes with clearly visible pieces of almonds. The recipe came to Norway from Sweden after the WWII and we find it for the first time in Gyldendal’s large cookbook from 1989. The cakes are still popular both in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. This recipe gives about 80 cookies.

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Norwegian Christmas Tea Cakes / Juletekaker

An old Norwegian Christmas classic found on mills.noNorwegian Christmas Tea Cakes / Juletekaker

These classic Norwegian tea cakes are closely related to Italian biscotti. They are crispy in consistency and common flavours include lemon, almond, ginger, cinnamon and vanilla. Many people prefer to dip the cakes in coffee or tea, and they are usually baked for different occasions throughout the year, but specially for Christmas. The recipe gives about 60 cakes.

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Norwegian Cream Rolls / Fløteruller

A recipe for filled cake rolls found in “Det Nye Kjøkken Biblioteket” (The New Kitchen Library) published in 1971Norwegian Cream Rolls / Fløteruller

This is, as one see immediately, a close  relative of the “Kromkake”. These cakes are easy to shape and they are also easy both to make and to store. To whip the cream to fill them with is also done in a jiffy. Cream rolls are perfect for serving guests that find the standard seven sorts of Norwegian Christmas cookies somwhat dry, and believe me some people do.

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Almond Cake in Ring Mould / Mandelkake i Randform

A cake recipe found in “Formkaker” (Cakes Baked in Moulds)published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1981
Almond Cake in Ring Mould / Mandelkake i Randform

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Traditional Saffron Pancake from the South of Sweden / Gotlandspannkaka

A traditional Swedish dessert recipe found on receptfavoriter.se
Traditional Saffron Pancake from the South of Sweden / Gotlandspannkaka

Gotland pancake with saffron served with jam and cream.
They are also called saffron pancake.

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Swedish Almond Bread / Svenskt Mandelbröd

A Swedish bread recipe found on koket.se
Swedish Almond Bread / Svenskt Mandelbröd

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Mazarins / Mazariner

A recipe for juicy small cakes found on  mills.noMazarins / Mazariner

Mazarins are traditionally made with shortcrust pastry and filled with almond filling and topped with white glaze, but there are many different variations with different fillings. They are usually made in small oval tart moulds.

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Chocolate Dreams / Sjokoladedrømmer

A dream of a snack found in “Sjokolade” (Chocolate)
published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1984

Chocolate Dreams / Sjokoladedrømmer

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