Friday, September 17, 2010

Norwegian Cardamom Coffeecake

Norwegian Cardamom Coffeecake
A nice Norwegian recipes to try !
Norwegian Recipe INGREDIENTS
  • 10 vanilla wafer cookies, crushed into crumbs
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • Confectioners' sugar
Norwegian Recipe INSTRUCTIONS
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-inch tube or bundt pan with butter; dust with cookie crumbs. Set aside. Combine flour and baking soda in small bowl; set aside.

2. Place sugar and butter in bowl of electric mixer; beat until light and fluffy, 3 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition, about 5 minutes total. Beat in cardamom and cinnamon. Add flour mixture; beat until just combined. Add sour cream; beat until smooth, about 1 minute. Pour batter into pan.

3. Bake until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 50 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes; turn out on a wire rack. Cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar...and the Norwegian recipe is ready...enjoy it !

Norwegian recipe-Rosettes

Norwegian recipe-Rosettes
A nice Norwegian recipe to try !
Norwegian Recipe INGREDIENTS
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
Norwegian Recipe INSTRUCTIONS
Beat eggs slightly with sugar and salt. Add milk and flour, then beat till smooth. Heat rosette iron in vegetable shortening to 370°. For first rosette, wipe excess oil from iron with paper towels and dip into batter, but do not allow to come over top of iron. Put iron back in hot oil. Fry for about 20 sec. or until desired color.

To remove iron from oil, turn it over to drain. Shake rosette off iron and repeat above steps. Drain rosettes on paper towels. Place paper towels between layers. Place in 300° oven. Turn off heat and allow rosettes to cool. Dust with powdered or regular sugar before serving. The Norwegian recipe of rosettes is ready...enjoy it !