Swedish

  • Drömmar (Swedish Dream Cookies)

    Silvia

    I’ve mentioned before that my friends gather every Tuesday for a TV night, and it’s always the perfect opportunity for me to test new recipes, especially because one of my friends is half Swedish, so she not only grew up with Norwegian baking like the rest of us, but also…

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  • Swedish Cardamom Cookies

    Silvia

    Yesterday I shared a recipe for Norwegian cardamom cookies, but I have a confession: those aren’t my favorite cardamom cookies. And now I have an embarrassing confession: my favorite cardamom cookies are actually Swedish. These sliced cardamom cookies are soft and fudgy with a hint of cinnamon and caramel. They…

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  • Chokladsnittar (Swedish Chocolate Cookies)

    Silvia

    Once a week my friends in Bergen gather for Trashy Tuesday to watch reality tv together. It’s a perfect opportunity for a weekday catchup, and it’s also a perfect opportunity for me to test out new recipes. Often it takes me a few tries to perfect the recipe I want…

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  • Kärleksmums (Swedish Chocolate Cake)

    Silvia

    Sweden has so many great cakes, but one of my favorites is kärleksmums, or “love treats.” This is a light chocolate cake topped with a dark chocolate coffee glaze and shredded coconut. It’s like the chocolate version of silviakaka, one of my other favorite Swedish cakes. Tips This is quite…

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  • The Best Kardemummabullar (Swedish Cardamom Buns)

    Silvia

    Scandinavians really love using cardamom in baking, as you can see by how often cardamom makes an appearance in my baking recipes here. And while I do love a hint of cardamom in my school bread, cinnamon buns, and sun buns, I also love when cardamom gets to take center…

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  • Classic Swedish Cardamom Cake

    Silvia

    My Aunt Hege and her family visited me in Bergen last week, which was the perfect occasion to bake another cake! I wanted to make something simple but super flavorful, so I decided to go for cardamom cake. Cardamom cake is especially popular in Sweden for fika, which is the…

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