Sunshine Semlor

Sunshine Semlor Recipe By:Gaylabaughman “This is recipe for an authentic Swedish semla made by my friend Louise Vernerstrom from Falun, Sweden. Semlor are pastries that were originally exclusively eaten on Fat Tuesday. However, they are so good that that tradition has changed drastically. Many serve it all year round.” Ingredients Rolls: 5 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups almond milk (heated to 82 degrees F (28 degrees C)) 2/3 cup butter, melted 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 2 eggs 1 teaspoon ground cardamom Almond Paste Filling: 1/2 … Continue reading Sunshine Semlor

Simple Swedish Pancakes

Simple Swedish Pancakes Recipe By:SMOON26 “I grew up in Little Sweden, USA, and my great-grandparents on my Mom’s side were all from Sweden. This is the recipe I grew up with (I added the nutmeg as I like nutmeg). I love these and make them for family brunches all the time. They even taste good as leftovers, as pancakes again, or with peanut butter instead. We serve these with just syrup and butter, but many use lingonberries, or other fruit or jams.” Ingredients 2 cups milk 3 eggs 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon white sugar … Continue reading Simple Swedish Pancakes

Swedish Rye Cookies

Swedish Rye Cookies Recipe By:mittenmaker “This cookie has been hung on the family Christmas tree for generations. Guests take a treat from the tree and sit down for a cup of cheer. The first request from family members who cannot be home for Christmas is that we send a box of these as soon as possible.” Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup rye flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons water Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Cream together butter and sugar until light and … Continue reading Swedish Rye Cookies

Swedish Toscas (Swedish Almond Tarts)

Swedish Toscas (Swedish Almond Tarts) Recipe By:Deanna Latendresse “I found this recipe that my mother had written on the back of an envelope. She must have made it a bunch, because there were splatters all over the envelope! I made it and it’s really a yummy tart recipe!” Ingredients 6 tablespoons butter, room temperature 1/4 cup white sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup slivered almonds 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 tablespoons cream 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cream the butter with the white sugar in a … Continue reading Swedish Toscas (Swedish Almond Tarts)

Swedish Tea Ring

Swedish Tea Ring Recipe By:Julia “This is a hand-shaped, filled yeast bread that my 2-year-old daughter loves to help prepare. The dough can be made ahead and refrigerated, then baked in the morning. Sprinkle chopped, toasted almonds over the ring if you wish. Nuts can also be added to the filling along with the raisins.” Ingredients For the Dough: 1 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon butter, room temperature 3 tablespoons white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 1/4 cups bread flour 3/4 teaspoon active dry yeast For the Filling: 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 cup … Continue reading Swedish Tea Ring

Bread Machine Swedish Coffee Bread

Bread Machine Swedish Coffee Bread Recipe By:Staci Plonsky “This is a delicious Swedish coffee bread recipe converted for use with a bread maker! My family is Swedish, and ever year we make this recipe just in time for Christmas. We always enjoy it especially on Christmas morning. We used to make a long, drawn out version that was my great-grandmother’s recipe, but thanks to modern conveniences like the bread maker it takes much less time and work! I hope your family enjoys this as much as mine has.” Ingredients 1 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons … Continue reading Bread Machine Swedish Coffee Bread

Perfect Coconut Macaroons

Perfect Coconut Macaroons Ingredients 1 (14 ounce) package sweetened, flaked coconut 1/3 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 pinch salt 3 egg whites, room temperature 8 ounces semisweet chocolate chips Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Blend coconut, sugar, flour, vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt in a food processor until combined, about 30 seconds. Beat egg whites in a bowl until soft peaks form. Fold coconut mixture into egg whites until just combined. Wet your hands. Roll spoonfuls … Continue reading Perfect Coconut Macaroons

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake for those who can’t tolerate wheat or gluten. Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup white sugar 18 (1 ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate 1 cup unsalted butter 6 eggs Directions Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease one 10 inch round cake pan and set aside. In a small saucepan over medium heat combine the water, salt and sugar. Stir until completely dissolved and set aside. Either in the top half of a double boiler or in a microwave oven melt the bittersweet chocolate. Pour the chocolate into the bowl of an … Continue reading Flourless Chocolate Cake