Saturday, January 2, 2010

New Year's treat

Our friend Doug came over on New Year's morning for strong coffee and Swedish Kringler which I baked after my morning blogging time. Here's the recipe if you'd like to try to bake it:
Mix 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup butter until crumbly. Add 1 Tablespoon water and mix/gather together.
Form two long strips about 3 inches wide on a cookie sheet.
Heat 1 cup water and 1/2 cup butter in saucepan just barely to boiling. As you take it from the heat, add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball.
Stir in one egg at a time, (3 eggs total) beating by hand after each addition.
Add 1 teaspoon almond extract for flavoring.
Spread on the two pastry strips and bake in pre-heated oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes.
Frost with sugar icing flavored with almond extract.
Sprinkle almond slivers on top.
Serve with coffee and enjoy!

19 comments:

  1. Are these made on request or does one need an invitation. Looks delicious!

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  2. Sounds great with all that butter.
    I'd get up and make some, if only I could tear myself away from the computer.

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  3. Yummm. These look tasty. And I haven't had my breakfast yet. May I come over for a slice or two?

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  4. Wow!! You are sooooo lucky!!! That looks delicious!!!

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  5. You made that from scratch? Yummy! I'll have to give it a try :)

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  6. I'm blogging hungry, the more I got hungry dropping by here! hahaha!

    Thanks Leif for the visit. See you again..

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  7. That does sound good Leif! Happy New Year!

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  8. looks yumm... will try for sure and report back to you!

    a Very Happy New Year! :D

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  9. Thank for the recipe, I'll try it.
    Happy New Year, Leif!

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  10. Wow, butter! It's got to be good. I'll try it out on dh's Swedish relatives.

    Three Rivers Daily Photo

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  11. YUM! Thanks for the recipe. Leif. ;-)

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  12. «Louis» is going to try this as soon as he et Mme la Vache polish off the Coconut Chess Pie he made...

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  13. Yummy! Your are spoiling a lot of resolutions!
    Happy New Year!

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  14. Mmmm… that sounds so yummy!
    But no more coffee for me today — it's already past noon.

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  15. Det SER godt ut, og det SMAKER garantert GODT!!
    Just what I am missing with my first cup of coffee.
    Enjoy your day!

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  16. I don't believe I've tasted anything similar, but if it has almonds it can't be bad! :) Thanks for the recipe, the first time I get that nutty craze to bake something, I'll try this one.

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  17. These look good; I've never tasted something similar but I'd be willing to try :)

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