Archive for the ‘Sweets’ Category

PostHeaderIcon Cupcakes de Limão Amarelo e Mirtilo (Blueberry)

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PostHeaderIcon Comemorando o dia de waffles na Suécia

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PostHeaderIcon Happy Fat Tuesday – Celebrate with a Semla

There are many benefits to living in Sweden, and one of them is “Fettisdagen”: Fat Tuesday, a day to fatten up before Lent begins. Traditionally it is celebrated with a semla, a sweet bun carved and filled with almond paste, whipped cream and topped with powdered sugar.

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This is my third Fettisdagen in Sweden, and I decided to take on the challenge and bake it myself. There is a catch to baking these yourself though, and whether it’s a pro or con depends on how you look at it: I can’t bake just 2! I did find a recipe that makes 10 (and also found a recipe that made 40!). Once the dough had risen I decided to make 9 rolls, with one being a double (slightly bigger, hehehe).

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I couldn’t bring myself to put in as much cream as the bakeries and shops do, but it was tasty and fatty anyway, and we have already eaten a few … and I don’t suppose the rest will last very long!!

Here’s the recipe I used:
http://www.ica.se/recept/klassiska-semlor-292482/

PostHeaderIcon A Busy Kitchen – Bread Rolls and Buns

I have been busy in the kitchen today, making Indian-Style Cardamom Buns and Cranberry-Hazelnut Sourdough Bread Rolls!

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The bread we have already tasted, plus it’s a bread I make every week. The buns, however, are cooling, so we have yet to taste it … will update on the verdict later!