Swedish Christmas Glogg

Swedish Christmas Glogg Recipe By:Myleen Sagrado Sj√∂din “Glogg is warm served during the Christmas holidays in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries, as it is sweet, spicy, and warming. This is the adult version of the drink, so don’t serve it to the kids! Garnish drinks with raisins and slivered almonds. Serve warm with gingerbread cookies.” Ingredients 2 (750 milliliter) bottles fruity red wine, such as Beaujolais 1 (750 milliliter) bottle port wine 3 (3 inch) cinnamon sticks 14 whole cloves 1 orange, peel cut into thin strips 1 cup white sugar, or to taste 3/4 cup rum, or to taste … Continue reading Swedish Christmas Glogg

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

Swedish Toscas (Swedish Almond Tarts)

Swedish Toscas (Swedish Almond Tarts)   Ready In 35 m 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 … Continue reading Swedish Toscas (Swedish Almond Tarts)

Old-Fashioned Swedish Glogg

Old-Fashioned Swedish Glogg Ready In 1 h 45 m Recipe By:Judy “My grandfather brought this recipe over from Sweden in 1921. We still use it today. God Jul.” Ingredients 5 (750 milliliter) bottles port wine 1 (750 milliliter) bottle 100 proof bourbon whiskey 1 (750 milliliter) bottle white rum 3 whole cardamom pods, cracked 1 small cinnamon stick 4 whole cloves 1 (3 inch) strip of orange peel 1 (8 inch) square of cheesecloth 3/4 cup white sugar 1 (15 ounce) package dark raisins 1 (6 ounce) package blanched slivered almonds Directions Heat the port wine over medium heat until … Continue reading Old-Fashioned Swedish Glogg

Swedish Kringles

Swedish Kringles Prep 20 m Cook 55 m Ready In 1 h 15 m Recipe By:Jodie Hay “This is a flaky bar-type treat that my mom made many times when I was a kid. It is a tasty almond-flavored treat that is nice at Christmastime!” Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup butter 1 tablespoon water, or as needed 1 cup water 1/2 cup butter 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon heavy cream 1 tablespoon butter, softened 1 teaspoon almond extract Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees … Continue reading Swedish Kringles