Spicy Cake with Honey / Krydderkake med Honning

An old-fashioned cake recipe found on jacobs.no
Spicy Cake with Honey / Krydderkake med Honning

Spicy cakes like this are perhaps mostly associated with Christmas and winter here in Scandinavia, but this cake tastes just as nice with a cup of tea or coffee in spring and summer as well.

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Hazelnut Truffles / Hasselnøttstrøfler

A classic sweet recipe found on jacobs.no
Hazelnut Truffles / Hasselnøttstrøfler

Hasselnut truffles taste delicious and is well suited for both
your Christmas coffee and for Christmas gifts.

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Cognac Mousse / Konjakkfromasj

A recipe for a delicious dessert for grown-ups
found on
jacobs.no

Cognac Mousse / Konjakkfromasj

This is a delicious and tasty dessert you can safely serve your guests. Should you, like me, be somewhat unexcited over cognac, you can of course replace the cognac with a good dark rum. Or why not a decent port or a delicious homemade liqueur – Ted

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Swedish Mint Kisses / Mintkyssar

A recipe for classic Swedish Christmas Candy found on  svt.seSwedish Mint Kisses / Mintkyssar

Mint kisses, classic Swedish sweets that belongs to Christmas. Not at all difficult to make and appreciated by both young and old. Silky sugar candy flavored with mint and decorated with dark chocolate, oh, so delicious!

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Marcipan Bread with Baileys and Pistachio / Marcipanbrød med Baileys og Pistacie

A new take on an old Danish Classic found on soendag.dk
Marcipan Bread with Baileys and Pistachio / Marcipanbrød med Baileys og Pistacie

The classic Danish marcipan bread with Baileys and pistachio
– it’s well worth a try!

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Chocolate Confectionery / Sjokoladekonfekt

A sweet recipe found in “Ferdig på Forhånd” (Done in Advance)published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1984
Chocolate Confectionery / Sjokoladekonfekt

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Santa Bubble-Hat Brownies / Nisselue-Brownies

A recipe for some delightful Christmas brownies tine.noSanta Bubble-Hat Brownies / Nisselue-Brownies

Cut out pieces of brownie cake with a gingerbread cutters and make fun Christmas figures out of them. The hats consists of fresh strawberries sprayed with cream cheese. The children will guaranteed come to love these brownes!

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Norwegian Almond Macrons / Mandelmakroner

A classic Norwegian Christmas cookie found on mills.no
Norwegian Almond Macrons / Mandelmakroner

Almond macrons are typical Norwegian Christmas cookies that are relatively easy to make. They are round cookies that can be decorated with chocolate and a whole almond on top. Some also choose to use hazelnuts. The cookies have a strong taste of almond and have a relatively round, but quite uneven shape. One portion of this recipe makes about 40 cookies.

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Orange Wedges Diped in Chocolate / Appelsinbåter Dyppet i Sjokolade

A recipe for simple and refreshing Christmas snacks
found on
 jacobs.no

Orange Wedges Diped in Chocolate / Appelsinbåter Dyppet i Sjokolade

These small snacks have a fresh and delicious taste
and they are perfect for Christmas.

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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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Easy Nougat Marcipan Christmas Trees / Nemme Nougat-Marcipan Juletræer

Delicious Danish Christmas sweets found on madogbolig.dk
Easy Nougat Marcipan Christmas Trees / Nemme Nougat-Marcipan Juletræer

Fill the sweets platter with these lovely Christmas trees made of nougat and marcipan coated with chocolate. Nougat and marcipan is a must in Denmark when the Christmas sweets are served. Here the sweets are shaped like small Christmas trees, so they are in addition to being a delight for the palate also easy on the eyes.

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Chocolate and Coffee Cream / Sjokolade- og Kaffekrem

A delicious dessert recipe found in “Kremdager”.
(Cream Days) A free e-booklet published by tine.no

Chocolate and Coffee Cream / Sjokolade- og Kaffekrem

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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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Blond Chocolate Mousse / Lys Sjokolademousse

A chocolate dessert recipe found in “Kremdager”
(Cream Days) a free E-booklet published by
 tine.no

Blond Chocolate Mousse / Lys Sjokolademousse

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Chocolate Milk with Coriander and Mintlade / Sjololademelk med Koriander og Mintlade

Two delicious hot milk drinks found on “Varme Melkedrikker –
Oppskrifter og Inspirasjon” (Varm milk drinks – Recipes and Inspirtion) a free e-booklet published by
 tine.no

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When autumn starts to get cold, it is great to enjoy a warm and delicious milk drink. No matter if it is at home in front of the fireplace or on a chilly hike. Hot milk drinks warm both inside and out. Hot cocoa, chai tea, chocolate milk with coriander or mint. There are countless variations you can make and it’s just your imagination that sets the limits.

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