A delicious cake baked in a roasting pan. Around 1900, several changes occurred which made cakes and different desserts more common on the menu of most Norwegian people because the cast iron stove now made it possible to bake things in the oven. In addition, access to sugar had become better in the early1900s.
This recipe was submitted by Randi Fossland to Norway’s Associated Country Women’s recipe relay in 2012.
A recipe for fancy chocolate bars found in “Sjokolade” (Chocolate) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb i 1984
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:
A recipe for a juicy Christmasy sponge found on regal.no
A version of the classic sponge, with a little added Christmas taste of saffron, orange and almond. Perfect for coffee or a cup of tea, or why not a hot mug of gløgg to complete the taste of Christmas.
A classic cake recipe foubd in “Mat for Alle” (Food for Everyone) Published by Tiden Norske Forlag in 1985
This type of Norwegian Christmas cake is a strange phenomenon, as we really bake it all year long. It is largely for sale in the stores all year too. And we call it Christmas cake whenever we eat it. It is mostly served either with just butter, or with butter and brown cheese. The name is so incorporated in people my age’s everyday speech that I do not think we really remember that the name really has to do with Christmas.
A quick, easy and children friendly Christmas cake recipe found on mills.no
Norwegian rice bubbles are a simple and delicious Christmas cakes, which are guaranteed to be a favourite among the children. Why not make them together with the children, the recipe is simple and it’s quick to make.
A recipe for filled cake rolls found in “Det Nye Kjøkken Biblioteket” (The New Kitchen Library) published in 1971
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.