Scandinavian

Apricot & Rum Pastry Cream Soft Cake (Skilpaddekake / Turtle Cake)

Apricot & Rum Pastry Cream Soft Cake (Skilpaddekake / Turtle Cake)

Apricot and Rum Pastry Cream Soft Cake is a local treat from Ålesund, Norway, known as Skilpaddekake or Turtle Cake. It is a cake that melts in your mouth, it’s so creamy and soft, with a subtle fresh flavor of […]

Vanilla Custard Filled Crescent Rolls (Vaniljehorn)

Vanilla Custard Filled Crescent Rolls (Vaniljehorn)

Filling the house with the smell of baked buns is one thing, but vanilla custard filled crescent rolls smell even better. The warming and soft smell of vanilla, paired with the classic baked bread, is a little piece of heaven. Biting into a roll, first you get the slightly […]

Simple and Zesty Orange Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon

Simple and Zesty Orange Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon

Orange and chocolate is a magical combination. They work so well together because the chocolate is intense and rich, while the orange is fresh, fruity and zesty. This orange hot chocolate is simple, it’s […]

Mulled Wine Recipe (Nordic Gløgg + Non-Alcoholic)

Mulled Wine Recipe (Nordic Gløgg + Non-Alcoholic)

Christmas. The time of the year when drinks get spiked with spices, time (should) slows down to just embrace the simple pleasure of being together. It is time for love, for comforting cookies and eggnog, and it’s time for mulled wine. […]

4-Ingredient Almond Crunch Milk Chocolates (Krokanrull)

4-Ingredient Almond Crunch Milk Chocolates (Krokanrull)

Super duper easy Milk Chocolates with Almond Crunch made with only 4 ingredients! They are the perfect edible Christmas gift – you get a lot of bang for your buck with these minimal effort milk chocolates. Based on a Norwegian favorite, the Krokanrull. […]

Amazing Apple Cider Donuts Recipe

Amazing Apple Cider Donuts Recipe

    Delicious apple cider donuts using homemade apple cider and a few secret tips and tricks. This fried apple cider donuts recipe is based on a classic Norwegian recipe, making them extra special! They are slightly crisp on the outside, but super moist and melt-in-your-mouth […]

Easy Homemade Jello Recipe with Fresh Fruit (Jelly)

Easy Homemade Jello Recipe with Fresh Fruit (Jelly)

Healthier jello or jelly made with real, fresh fruit makes for a much better and guilt-free dessert with only 3 ingredients. This gelatin dessert can be made as healthy or as sweet as you may prefer. Either way, this homemade jello recipe is miles […]

Homemade Sweet Rolls – Basic Bun Recipe (Boller)

Homemade Sweet Rolls – Basic Bun Recipe (Boller)

  Homemade Sweet Rolls or Sweet Buns are nothing like the store bought version. They have got deliciously crispy exterior and juicy interior that melt on your tongue. And the cardamom is a must for super flavorful sweet rolls. Just imagine the smell when these […]

Saffron Buns for St. Lucy (Lussekatter)

Saffron Buns for St. Lucy (Lussekatter)

Fluffy Saffron Buns for St. Lucy’s Day. It’s a sweet and fluffy bun, buttery and with a hint of the delicious honey and floral like aroma of saffron. Saffron is a luxurious spice, so what better time to get it out of your spice shelf than for Christmas? […]