Vasalopp Cookies / Vasaloppkjeks

A Swedish classic found on alleoppskrifter.no
Vasalopp Cookies / Vasaloppkjeks

Vasaloppet (Swedish for ‘The Vasa Race’) is an annual long-distance cross-country ski race held on the first Sunday of March. The 90 km (56 miles) course starts in the village of Sälen and ends in the town of Mora in northwestern Dalarna, Sweden. It is the oldest and longest cross-country ski race in the world, as well as the race with the highest number of skiers.

The race was inspired by a notable journey made by King Gustav Vasa when he fleeing from Christian II’s soldiers in 1520. The modern competition started in 1922 and it has been a part of the Worldrace events since 1978.

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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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Cinnamon Cake / Kanelkake

A cake recipe found on “Ost i Varme og KaldeRetter” (Cheese in
Varm and Cold Dishes) published by Den Norske Bokklubben in 1988

Cinnamon Cake / Kanelkake

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Norwegian Potato Waffles / Potetvafler

An old-fashioned waffle recipe found on norsktradisjonsmat.no
Norwegian Potato Waffles / Potetvafler

Left over potatoes turn into delicious waffles with this recipe. The first waffle iron was probably developed in the Netherlands and Germany in the 1300s. Cakes fried in irons were among the first cakes made in Norway, besides cakes fried on flatt stones and griddles. The waffle irons had long handles to make the user able to keep the iron in the fire.

This recipe is from the book “From oldemor’s kitchen” (From Great Grandma’s Kitchen), published by Østfold Associated Country Women in 1998.

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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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Swedish Cinnamon Cookies / Kanelkakor

A recipe for classic Swedish Christmas Cookies
found on
 mittkok.expressen.se
Swedish Cinnamon Cookies / Kanelkakor

These small Christmas cookies freeze well and they thaw quickly. Perfect to pick out of the freezer when friends drop by at Christmas!

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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 Hulda Cookies / Huldakaker

An old-fashioned cookie recipe found on mills.no
Norwegian Hulda Cookies / Huldakaker

Hulda cookies are flat and round and made with a lot of spices, including cloves and cinnamon. Some decorate these cookies with half an almonds on top of each. A portion of this recipe gives about 50 cakes.

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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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Picnic Caramel Cake / Piknik Karamellkake

A baking recipe found in “Igleheart’s Cake Secrets”
published in 1928Picnic Caramel Cake / Piknik Karamellkake

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Coffee Nut Cupcakes / Cupcakes med Kaffe og Nøtter

A baking recipe from “The Story of Coffee and How To Make It” published by The Cheek-Neal Coffee Co in 1925
Coffee Nut Cupcakes / Cupcakes med Kaffe og Nøtter

Yet another of those eats for adults from the book that tells you the story of coffee and gives you recipes for coffee tasting goodies.

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Lemon and Poppy Seed Drop Scones / Drop Scones med Sitron og Valmuefrø

A Scotish griddle baking recipe found at mytaste.co.ukLemon and Poppy Seed Drop Scones / Drop Scones med Sitron og Valmuefrø

Drop scones, also called Scotch pancakes, are easy and fun to make, and perfect for tea or even as a simple dessert. Served with lemon curd and runny honey, they are quite irresistible.

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Scones with Vanilla and Maple Syrup Butter / Scones med Vanilje- og Lønnesirupsmør

A tasty scones recipe found on oetker.no
Scones with Vanilla and Maple Syrup Butter / Scones med Vanilje- og Lønnesirupsmør

These scones are plain, meaning without added fruit, but they are light, airy and have just the right amount of crusty surface that makes them the perfect backdrop for the vanilla and maple syrup butter.

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Gallop Buns / Galoppboller

A delicious cake recipe found in “Mine Lekreste Kaker”
(My Sweetest Cakes) published by Teknisk Forlag in 1994

Gallop Buns / Galoppboller

Maybe not the most traditional of buns, at least not seen with Norwegian eyes, but who cares they look absolutely delicious.

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Pineapple Cake / Ananaskake

A kake recipe found in “Famous Southern Baking Recipes for Better Baking” published by Snow King in 1929
Pineapple Cake / Ananaskake

Recipe by Mrs. J. E Eubank Appling, Georgia (see picture). This reripe won first prize at a district contest held in Augusta, Ga.

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