Our take on a Kransekake!

In Case you are wondering what a Kransekake is,

The kransekake (literally ring cake) is a traditional Norwegian (kransekake/kransekaka) and Danish (kransekage) dessert, usually eaten on special occasions such as weddings, baptisms, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve. Kransekakes take the form of a series of concentric rings of cake, layered on top of each other in order to form a steep-sloped cone shape. It is made with almonds, sugar, and egg whites (marzipan). The ideal kransekake is hard to the touch, yet soft and chewy. The original variant used at weddings is called overflødighedshorn (horn of abundance) and is shaped like a cornucopia and filled with chocolates, cookies, and other small treats. Sometimes a bottle of wine or akvavit is placed in the center.

we saw one on the hairy bikers show once and I thought I have to make one of those 🙄   It took me 7 months to actually get hold of the forms to make the rings but I managed it in the end as Lakeland did them for Christmas and here we are..

The Final Result

Now I  have to say I normally can’t stand almonds or marzipan and this tastes like neither lol it is lovely and soft and chewy


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