This is in response to Carol's request for what she called 'Futimonbuckles' but in Norwegian - Fattigmann Bakkels would sound the way she spelled it. This is a very old recipe that dates back over a 100 years and actually means 'Poor Man's Cakes'.

Fattigmann Recipe Fattigmann tend to be made with cinnamon and cardamom. They are eaten in the areas of North America where Scandinavians settled during the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century.

This Scandinavian spice cookies are great to have with a fresh brewed cup of coffee.

Spicy Cardamom Crisps

Scandinavian spice cookies are perfect with a fresh brewed cup of coffee. Read Recipe by landolakesktchn

Bløtkake, which translates to wet cake, is a popular Norwegian cake for celebrations such as birthdays, weddings, and Syttende Mai (Norwegian Constitution Day). Featuring layers of sponge cake, custard, strawberries, and cream, it's surprisingly light and airy given how decadent and rich it sounds. | Recipe at Outside Oslo.

Bløtkake--a Norwegian cream cake with fresh fruit--is a must at all sorts of celebrations. This recipe features fresh strawberries and rich custard filling.

A lutefisk dinner as traditional as it gets

a traditional Minnasota Christmas dinner thanks to our Norwegian ancestors. Potatoes, peas and carrots, lefse, and lutefisk with LOTS of melted butter


Norwegian Rommegrot Porridge recipe featured on DesktopCookbook. Ingredients for this Norwegian Rommegrot Porridge recipe include 2 cups sour cream, cup flour, cups milk, and cup heavy whipping cream. Create your own online recipe box.

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Fyrstekake (Norwegian Cardamom-Almond Tart) | Cafe Johnsonia

2 hours
Vegetarian, Gluten free
∙ Serves 8-10
  • 1 Orange, zest of large
  • 3 Egg whites, large
  • 2 Egg yolk, large
Baking & Spices
  • 3/4 cup Brown rice flour, fine
  • 1 1/4 tsp Cardamom, ground
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup Potato starch
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sorghum flour
  • 1 Sour or whipped cream, sweetened
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
  • 2 cups Almonds
  • 2 tbsp Ice water
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 Butter, Unsalted
Fyrstekake (Norwegian Cardamom-Almond Tart)

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