Breads and Rolls
Recipes on the Net:
A Scandinavian-style recipe for the bread machine. Also includes rolled oats in
Basic Sweet Dough
This basic recipe can be adapted to many Swedish sweet roll and sweet yeast
bread recipes, including the one for Swedish Tea Ring included here.
Cardamom Buns (Kardemommeboller)
Worth the time to make these yeast rolls from scratch.
After cutting slices of the jelly-roll-style sweet yeast dough with
cinnamon/cardamom filling, the individual rolls are twisted in a traditional
Fat Tuesday Buns (Semlor)
These sweet rolls with an almond filling are a favorite pre-Lenten treat.
From Cooking.com, a recipe using the Norwegian national cheese. This recipe
comes from Chef Namdal of Oslo's Grand Hotel. Includes nutrition information.
A traditional Jule bread, with candied fruits and raisins, flavored generously
This version (from christmasrecipe.com) uses whole wheat flour instead of rye
flour, and also includes powdered buttermilk. The added gluten helps the heavy
flours rise better.
Lucia Buns (Lussekatter)
Traditional buns served for the Saint Lucia holiday in December. These are made
with saffron, and are traditionally shaped to look like crowns and cats.
Pecan Danish Kringle
An adaptation of almond coffeecake. The recipe includes two variations: lemon
pecan kringle and almond kringle.
Adaptation of Norwegian apple cake. Flavored with lemon peel and topped with
In the American South, corn bread is made "with as much sugar as
flour" -- none of either, in other words. But this moister recipe includes
both flour and sugar and is suitable for serving at any meal.
Use buttermilk and coarse rye flour to make these thin hard breads. If you bake
them with a hole in the middle you can stack them on a traditional hardtack
Swedish Rye Bread
An everyday Swedish rye: no orange, caraway, anise. Sweetened with brown sugar
A Christmas favorite: rye flavored with anise and orange. you'll want to bake
them as the traditional round loaves.
Swedish Rye Bread II
Uses orange zest and caraway with the rye flour for its unique taste.
Rye: Aunt Milly Swedenborg's
Made with rye or pumpernickel flour, a bit of added gluten, flavored with orange
rind and sweetened with brown sugar and molasses. No caraway or anise in this
version. Adapted to fit in a 1 1/2 pound bread maker.
Swedish Tea Ring
A beautiful presentation: sweet yeast bread with cinnamon filling.