Tag Archives: almond extract

Apple-Almond Custard Cake

¾ By Cat, Jan 2017 (Photo, right, from Nutrition Action (1)) When I saw this in the weekly Nutrition Action newsletter, it reminded me of the apple-almond desserts in the Scandinavian countries I visited in 2006. Every community has a … Continue reading

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Mini Quinoa-Carrot Cakes or Muffins

By Cat, September 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I have always loved carrot cake; it’s so moist and deliciously sweet, yet contains healthful ingredients like carrots, nuts and fruit. I usually make mine with whole grain flour but this … Continue reading

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Cherry Crunch

By Cat, Feb 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cobblers, Crisps & Shortcakes Menu; 2. Fruit Crisp Tips & Ideas; There is nothing like a fruit crisp as dessert, any time of the year; simply use whatever fruit is in season:  … Continue reading

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Sandbakkelser (Sandbakels)

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cookies Menu; 2. Scandinavian Foods Menu Includes: 1. Sandbakkel tins; 2. About ingredients; 3. Recipe; Sand cookies are a great Scandinavian treat; I’m not sure why they are called ‘Sand‘. There are two main types of Sand cookies: Sandbakels (Norsk) or sandbakkelser (Dansk, … Continue reading

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Sponge Cake

by Cat, May 2012 (Photo, right, from Tish Boyle’s blog (1); be sure to try her recipe for Lemon Pound Cake with Wild Blueberry Sauce (or with Montana Huckleberry Sauce) (1)) Includes: 1. Genoise: American-Style Sponge Cake See also: 1. Aerating Eggs & Sugar, such as … Continue reading

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Pear Upside-Down Cake

By Cat, Oct 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Tarte aux Poires (Pear Tart); 2. Plum Upside Down Cake; 3. Cakes & Tortes Menu NOTE: The ingredients of this and the Plum upside-down cake recipes are similar, but the … Continue reading

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Moist Almond Cake – Gluten Free

By Cat, Dec 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This recipe makes a very moist cake, similar to the traditional Almond Cake found throughout Scandinavia, but is gluten free. Instead of wheat flour and almond extract, it uses a combination of almond and coconut … Continue reading

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Danish Almond Torte (Mandelkage)

By Cat, Dec 2011 (Photo, right, from Norway-Hei recipe for Fyrstekake (3)) A version of almond torte – layers of dough and almond paste –  is made throughout Scandinavia. This recipe is the only version I have made, but I tried a version in … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Almond Cake

By Cat, Dec 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Danish Almond Torte (Mandelkage); 2. Scandinavian Foods Menu A version of almond cake is made throughout Scandinavia. The version I have made is the Danish Almond Torte (Mandelkage) (made with almond … Continue reading

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Danish Pastry (Wienerbrød)

by Cat, Dec 2012 (photo, right, from Blame it on the Food.com (1) Includes: 1. Danish Pastry: Classic Method; 2. Danish Pastry (Rough Method), with Apples & Almonds See Also: 1. Danish Christmas Tree; 2. Puff Pastry; 3. Apple Strudel; Danish pastry is … Continue reading

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