Showing posts with label Swedish. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Swedish. Show all posts

April 20, 2018

SWEDISH CHERRY CAKE

Ingredients:
Butter - 125 gms
Water - 1/2 cup
Eggs - 3
Castor sugar - 1 cup
Plain flour - 1 1/2 cups
Baking powder - 2 tsp
Grated rind of one medium sized lemon
Glace cherries - 1/2 cup

Method:

  • Bring water to boiling point, stir in butter, remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Beat together eggs and sugar until thick and creamy.
  • Sift together flour and baking powder and fold in egg mixture.
  • Add cooled liquid and lemon rind and fold in gently.
  • Pour into a well greased baba mould or large ring tin, drop cherries , one at a time around centre - they will fall to the bottom.
  • Bake in a slow oven for one hour or until lightly browned and cooked.

January 18, 2017

JANSSON'S TEMPTATION

Ingredients:
Potatoes - 350 gms (peeled)
Large onion - 1 
anchovy fillets - 50 gms can
Butter - 75 gms
White bread crumbs - 40 gms (fresh)
Milk -150 ml
Cheddar cheese -100 gms

Method:

  • Thinly slice the potatoes and onions and finely chop the anchovies with their oil.
  • Mix well together. Use half the butter to grease an ovenproof dish and spoon in the potato mixture.
  • Melt the remaining butter in a pan and lightly fry the breadcrumbs for a few minutes.
  • Sprinkle them over the potatoes. Cover the dish with foil and bake in the oven at 200 C for 35 minutes.
  • Remove the foil and pour the milk into the dish at one side.
  • Grate the cheese and sprinkle over the top, then return to the oven, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes until the potatoes are cooked and the crumbs golden brown.
  • Serve hot.

February 02, 2015

SWEDISH JELLY SLICES

Ingredients:
Sifted all purpose flour - 1 3/4 cups
Butter - 3/4 cup
Grated lemon peel - 1 tsp
Sugar - 3/4 cup
Egg -1
Baking powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Red cherry jelly - 250 gms
Egg yolk - 1
Sugar - 1/4 cup
Water - 2 tsp
Toasted blanched almonds - 1/4 cup (finely chopped)

Method:

  • Cream butter with lemon peel. Add 3/4 cup sugar gradually, creaming thoroughly. Add egg and beat well.
  • Blend flour, baking powder, salt, and spices; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Chill dough until easy to handle.
  • On a floured surface, roll dough into a 12*8 " rectangle. Cut into 12 strips (1")
  • Place strips 4" apart on greased cookie sheets; cookies will spread. Make a depression, 1/4" wide and 1/4" deep, lengthwise down the center of each strip. Fill depressions with jelly.
  • Bake at 375 F for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine egg yolk, 1/4 cup sugar, and water and beat until thick.
  • Remove cookies from oven. Brush egg yolk mixture on hot cookies and sprinkle with almonds. Return cookies to oven and bake 5 minutes.
  • Cool cookies 5 minutes on cookie sheets. Add more jelly, if desired.
  • Cut diagonally into 1" slices. 
  • Cool on wire rack.
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