Category Archives: Sweets

Rice krispie power bars

It’s a new year, a new beginning and a time to reflect upon your life. Do you have plans or dreams for 2015? And what are you going to do about it… This is the time to start your game … Continue reading

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Holiday treats (konfekt)

Happy holidays to you wherever you are and however you celebrate – and thank you for stopping by!       There are many ways to celebrate (or not). My family and I celebrate christmas on the 24th here in the cold north. … Continue reading

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Fig cookie bars with walnuts

I had some dried figs sitting around in a jar. They didn’t really tempt me at all. So since I am very much against wasting food, I made these cookie bars. I figured that with all the figs, walnuts and oatmeal, it was okay … Continue reading

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Paper-thin cinnamon crackers

These are great for your afternoon tea or coffee. Around 3 pm I am overwhelmed by chocolate cravings. It’s a bothersome daily recurrence. If I have some of these cinnamon crackers nearby, I am usually able to resist my urge to … Continue reading

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Vanilla caramels

Once a year I make caramels. This year they were so popular, I had to make a 2nd batch. When I lived in San Francisco back in the late 90s, I actually made a living making  caramels. All kinds – vanilla, nutty, chocolaty, licoricy and salty. … Continue reading

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Old fashioned apple cake deluxe

This is a very traditional Danish apple cake or rather trifle. When my grandmother used to make it for me, she made a classic chunky applesauce with apples from her garden, which she layered with strawberry jam, whipped cream and back … Continue reading

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Frozen mounds bar

It has been a rich summer. Rich in sun, rich in good food & wine and most importantly rich in quality time with family and friends. Frozen mounds bar – or bounty as they are called here in the Nordics – … Continue reading

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Breakfast scones with poppy seeds

My kids love these scones for breakfast. I do to. Especially because you can grab one on the way out and know that you or your child will get enough roughage to start the day. I always have these in … Continue reading

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Mascarpone coffee cream with hazelnuts and lime

Make your own creamy cheese for dessert. This is Italian mascarpone lightened with whipped cream and flavored with ground coffee, roasted hazelnuts and lime zest. Drizzle with maple syrup just before serving to complete the dessert. Serve with your favorite crackers or … Continue reading

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Easter cup cakes

You may have seen my easter egg hunt cup cakes before?! Bonus info  – these easter ymmies are amongst the featured archives posts the month of March on the popular foodblog Food Frenzy – check it out here. I put my kids to work … Continue reading

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