Scandinavian Sweet Treats
Dimensions: 5-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches
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This book offers recipes and notes about the best of Scandinavian coffee and desserts and was inspired by the Swedish love of coffee and sweets.
The book also contains memories from Scandinavian folks on the tradition of Afternoon Coffee in Norway, a Danish coffee table, memories of a Finnish coffee table, Icelandic sweet treats, and a summer day picnic in Sweden.
Recipes include ones for Swedish coffee bread, chocolate balls, Norwegian fried cookies, Swedish cheese cakes, butterscotch dessert, Finnish fruit soup, and Swedish nuts.
The spiral-bound, index-card-sized book features artwork by the great Swedish master Carl Larsson.
Danish Pancakes (p. 21)
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups buttermilk
2 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon baking soda
Jelly or applesauce
Mix flour, salt, and sugar. Beat together buttermilk and egg yolks; add the flour mixture. Beat egg whites until stiff; add soda, then fold into batter. Heat an aebleskiver pan and put melted butter into each hole of pan. Pour batter into holes, but do not quite fill them. Place over low heat and turn quickly when half-done. Serve hot with jelly or applesauce. Note: Aebleskiver pans may be purchased at most gourmet cookware shops. We also have a couple listed online under the Aebleskiver and More Stocking Stuffer cookbook.