Ingredient: egg

Three Clover Cakes

Trekløverkager

These small cookies are from a 1980’s Christmas recipe book. By the look of the recipe this is an old recipe, that looks a lot like some renaissance recipes I have seen – like the old peppernuts. Keep Reading

Vanilla Wreaths - vaniljekranse

Vanilla Wreaths

Vaniljekranse

These can be made with a meat grinder if if you don’t have one a pipping bag with a star shaped nozzle.

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Jewish Christmas Cookies

Jødekager

These cookies were developed by Jewish bakers in Copenhagen in the 1800’s at some point. They are part of the Danish Christmas cookie pantheon. If you ask most of my family they are the best part. This version is my family’s recipe but I have also found two old ones. I am not sure where my mom got it, but it is her recipe.

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Short crust (postej låg)

This is an unsweetened shortcrust that works very well for meat pies such as my game pie and my pork and chicken pie. You need the shortcrust as the lid of the pie and my piecrust recipe for the sides. You can also just use an oven proof dish and add a short crust lid to it. Can be frozen. Keep Reading

Pork and chicken pie

dsc_0640A wonderfully succulent medieval pie that is a perfect introduction of medieval cooking to modern dinners. The pie is made in a casing of my pie crust with a shortcrust lid. The filling is minced pork with fried chicken pieces and fruits dotted throughout.

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Barley crackers

Crackers baked on a dry skillet or a hot stone next to the campfire. You can also bake them on a pizza stone but they might raise a little in the hot oven.

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Barley crackers
Viking inspired quick barley crackers baked on a dry skillet or a hot stone next to the campfire.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients and knead it.
  2. Roll out the dough into a big sheet of dough.
  3. Cut out the crackers and prick them with a fork.
  4. Bake them on a hot dry frying pan - flip them a few times so they don't burn. They need about 5 minutes on each side. They are light brown when they are done. If they get a bit burned it is ok, it still taste wonderful.
Recipe Notes

Source: Mit vilde vikingekøkken af Jim Lyngvild

Danish “Fastelavnsboller”

Old school danish buns served at carnival, which is held on the day leading up till lent. It is a bun filled with custard.

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Danish "Fastelavnsboller"
Old school danish buns served at carnival, which is held on the day leading up till lent. It is a bun filled with custard.
Course Baked Goods, Buns
Cuisine Danish, Holiday Food
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
buns
Ingredients
Custard Filling
Dough for the buns
Frosting
Course Baked Goods, Buns
Cuisine Danish, Holiday Food
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
buns
Ingredients
Custard Filling
Dough for the buns
Frosting
Instructions
Custard filling
  1. Milk, cream, sugar and vanilla to the boil and remove from heat.
  2. Wip eggs and cornstarch together.
  3. Mix the egg mixture and milk mixture into the pan and bring to the boil again and remove from heat.
  4. Set the filling aside to cool while you make the dough.
Dough for the buns
  1. Heat the milk until it is warm and melt the butter in milk.
  2. Dissolve the yeast in the milk and butter.
  3. Add the eggs. Then add the sugar and flour a little at a time until you have a dough that looks like ordinary dough.
  4. Knead it.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200 C
Assembling and baking
  1. Roll out the dough and cut squares out of the dough.
  2. Roll out the dough and cut squares out of the dough. Place a teaspoon of the filling in the middle of the dough square
  3. Fold the corners into the filling so ends is under the ball. It is a bit like making dumplings. Put the bun on baking tray (with baking paper) with the gathered ends under it.
  4. Put the bowl on baking tray (with baking paper).
  5. Leave to rise for the 20-30 min
  6. Bake the buns for 20-30 minutes at 200 C.
Frosting
  1. Start with icing sugar and cocoa and pour a little water at a time until you have a reasonable thickness glaze
  2. Frost each bun once they have cooked a bit from the oven. Or you will have frosting all over.
  3. Leave the buns to cool before eating them.
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