5 (Swedish)

List by: anika854, created: 13 Mar 2018, updated: 13 Mar 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

The highlight of Swedish cuisine is arguably the pastries and desserts. With so much variety, those with a sweet tooth will be in for plenty of treats when they visit Sweden.

Here are some Swedish sweets to try when in Sweden!

1. Princess Cake

Prinsesstårta, Grön Tårta (Swedish)

Princess Cake is a traditional Swedish layer cake or torte consisting of alternating layers of airy sponge cake, pastry cream, and a thick domed layer of whipped cream. This is topped by marzipan, giving the cake a smooth rounded top. The marzipan overlay is usually green, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and often decorated with a pink marzipan rose.

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2. Semla


Semla is a cream-filled bun, is a familiar sight in Swedish bakeries. The roll in Semla is flavored with cardamom and the cream filling is comprised of almond paste and whipped cream. Traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday.

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3. Ostkaka

Swedish Cheesecake, Swedish Curd Cake (Swedish)

Ostkaka is a Swedish dessert traditionally produced by adding rennet to milk and letting the casein coagulate. Cream, sugar, eggs, almonds and bitter almonds are added to create a batter.

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4. Kladdkaka

Chocolate Mud Cake (Swedish)

Kladdkaka is a type of Swedish cake. This dense sticky chocolate cake is similar to a brownie and has a soft and gooey center. It is sometimes eaten with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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5. Appelkaka

Apple Cake (Swedish)

It is one of the most common desserts served in Swede eateries. It is typically accompanied by a generous helping of vanilla sauce and while its appearances seem to be a cross between a pie and cake.

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