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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Raspberry Cake / Bringebærkake

A contemporary Norwegian cake recipe found on frukt.noRaspberry Cake / Bringebærkake

A simple but lovely cake with delicious raspberries. The cake can easily be made gluten free by selecting fine gluten-free flour mix. This cake is great with other varieties berries too.

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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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Old-fashioned Norwegian Lemon Cake / God Gammeldags Sitronkake

A classic tea cake recipe found on mollerens.no
Old-fashioned Norwegian Lemon Cake / God Gammeldags Sitronkake

This is an amazingly good lemon cake made from a good old recipe.
The cake is soft and juicy and has a fresh and delicious taste of lemon.

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Norwegian Buttermilk Cake / Surmelkskake

An old-Fashioned Norwegian cake recipe found on  norsktradisjonsmat.no
Norwegian Buttermilk Cake / Surmelkskake

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.

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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 Coconut Wreaths/ Kokoskranser

A classic Christmas cookie recipe found on mills.no
Norwegian Coconut Wreaths/ Kokoskranser

Coconut wreaths taste like the name suggests of coconut. They are shaped like wreaths, and traditionally also have some grooves on the surface. To achieve this the dough should be run through a meat grinder with a star nozzle or a piping bag with a star opening . If you don’t have neither grinder nor piping bag, the dough can be rolled out to sausages with a thickness of your finger and then tie them together to wreaths. 1 serving in this recipe gives about. 40 cookies.

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Norwegian Cinnamon Sticks / Kanelpinner

A simple and quick recipe for Norwegian
Christmas
 cookies found on melk.no

Norwegian Cinnamon Sticks / Kanelpinner

Looking for a Christmas cookie that is easy to make?
Then these cinnamon sticks are just the thing for you!

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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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Norwegian Sandnuts / Sandnøtter

A recipe for a classic Norwegian Christmas cookie meny.no
Norwegian Sandnuts / Sandnøtter

Sandnuts are in many Norwegian families one of the seven sorts of cookies one bakes for Christmas. It is a light cookie with porous consistency that melts in your mouth. Make the sandnuts together with your family, for homemade is always best. The recipe gives about 90 small cookies.

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Berliner Wreaths / Berlinerkranser

The recipe for one of the really classic Norwegian
Christmas cookie found on
 mills.no

Berliner Wreaths / Berlinerkranser

Berlin wreaths are a real Norwegian Christmas classic and are for many a must for Christmas! In my childhood home they were always one of the seven sorts of cookies my mother baked for Christmas. The cakes are small and crispy, with a beautiful sweet taste that almost melts on the tongue – Ted

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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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Small Chocolate Cookies / Små sjokoladekaker

A recipe from “Sjokolade” (Chocolate) published by
Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1984Small Chocolate Cookies / Små sjokoladekaker



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