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May 2023

May 4, 2023

17th May Cakes & Desserts (17. mai-kaker)

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17 May Cakes

It’s May and we’re here for all the delicious cakes and desserts on offer on the kakebord (cake table)! From cream cakes and pavlova to mousse and ice creams, I have a round-up of delicious desserts you can make for Norway’s Constitution Day on the 17th May or any other celebration you might have this month!

You’ll also find other classics, like Almond Wreath Cake (kransekake), White Lady Marzipan Cake (hvitdame), Prince Cake (fyrstekake), Candied Almond Cake (krokankake), and Mini Custard Pies (linser), in my new cookbook Norwegian Baking Through the Seasons. So, be sure to grab a copy to add to your collection!

Bløtkake (Layered Cream Cake)

Bløtkake (Norwegian Cream Cake)

Kvæfjordkake (The World’s Best Cake)

Kvæfjordkake: The World's Best Cake (Verdens Beste)

Kari’s Cheesecake (Ostekake)

Norwegian Cheesecake (Ostekake)

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cake (sitron- og blåbærkake)

Lemon Blueberry Cream Cake

Pavlova Cheesecake (Ostekake) with Fresh Berries

Pavlova Cheesecake (Ostekake) with Fresh Berries

Fresh Strawberry & Cream Layer Cake (jordbærkake med krem)

Fresh Strawberry and Cream Cake

Brunost Layered Cream Cake (Brunost Bløtkake)

Moist Chocolate Sheet Cake (sjokoladekake i langpanne)

Moist Chocolate Sheet Cake (sjokoladekake i langpanne)

Sitronfromasj (Lemon Mousse)

Sitronfromasj (Norwegian Lemon Mousse)

Strawberry Mousse (Jordbærfromasj)

Strawberry Mousse (Jordbærfromasj)

Grilled Strawberry Cream Cake Roll (Grillet Rullekake)

Grilled Strawberry & Cream Swiss Roll Cake

Brunost Cream Pie (brunostkrem-pai)

Strawberries and Cream (Jordbær med Fløte)

Summer Strawberries and Cream (Jordbær med fløte)

No-Churn Brunost and Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream with Brunost Dipped Waffle Cones

No-Churn Brunost and Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream

Daimiskake (Chocolate Toffee & Macaron Ice Cream Cake)

Daimiskake (Chocolate Toffee & Macaron Ice Cream Cake)

Roasted Strawberry & Lemon Ice Cream (Jordbœr Iskrem)

Roasted Strawberry and Lemon Ice Cream

Rømmegrøt Ice Cream

Rømmegrøt Ice Cream - Norwegian Midsummer Treat

Norwegian Success Tart (Suksessterte)

success tart
Nevada Berg

Nevada is a utah native and norwegian by heart. When not crafting culinary delights she enjoys her family time and tending to her animals. You most certainly can find her perusing her property for wild berries.

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