Gingerbread Bundt with lingonberries

Gingerbread Bundt with lingonberries

Scandinavian Christmas is no Christmas without gingerbread. That's just how it is. But if you don't prefer the small gingerbread cookies, this is a soft sponge cake with the same spices. It is really moist and tasty from the lingonberries and from the cloves, ginger and cinnamon. This is my favorite cake for Christmas. It [...]

Crescent rolls with almond paste, chocolate and salty almonds

Crescent rolls with almond paste, chocolate and salty almonds

These crescent rolls are filled with an almond paste, or marzipan as we would say in Scandinavia. This is an almond paste I bought in the store here (I know, it's not easy to find everywhere), but you can easily make your own. Just follow my recipe below. An almond paste gives so much taste [...]

Scandinavian marzipan treats (without white sugar)

Scandinavian marzipan treats (without white sugar)

Wow - mixing healthy nuts and dates and you have this delicious sweet treat - amazing! We do have a treat in Scandinavia that everyone knows and it's actually called "Vaccum cleaner" (Dammsugare - Swedish) or "Tree logs" (Træstammer - Danish). I don't know who came up with those very practical (and not so tempting) [...]