Æbleskiver – Delicious small cake for Christmas time


æbleskiver are small cakes that are spherical in shape. They are traditionally eaten in Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Færøerne and Germany. The cakes are usually made with wheat flour, milk, sugar, eggs, butter, vanilla, salt, and sometimes with raisins. A variant of the æbleskive is the German apple pancake. Æbleskiver is a traditional dish for … Read more

Danish Christmas bread

Braided delicacy from the Danish kitchen Everyone looks forward to family time at Christmas. After a hearty lunch and perhaps a little nap, the scent of freshly brewed coffee and home-baked cookies will soon spread throughout the house – it’s coffee time! Would you like to surprise your family with something new for Advent coffee? … Read more

Christmas in Denmark

Danish Christmas traditions In Denmark, too, all signs point to Christmas in December. There are brightly lit Christmas trees in squares and gardens, and the breweries brew various Christmas beers (juleøl) that are stronger than the usual beer. People meet on various occasions in a relaxed atmosphere, drink mulled wine (gløgg) and eat donuts (æbleskiver) … Read more