Semla Day Is Coming

February 25th is Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday or, in Sweden it is “Semmeldagen” (the day of the Semla). This is the national day of Swedens most beloved pastry, the semla. The semla (the singular of semlor) is a small, wheat flour bun, flavored with cardamom and filled with almond paste and whipped cream. [Ingebretsen’s… More Semla Day Is Coming

Swedish Semlor

DELICIOUS Semla Buns (Semlor is plural) are almond and cream filled buns, 
and originally a tradition reserved for Shrove Tuesday, the last day before the 40 days of the Lenten season. These days, things are a bit more relaxed and the eating of a Semla is now a more common Tuesday event for the Swedes throughout the… More Swedish Semlor