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Klejner – Deep fried Christmas cookies!

Klejner is a Danish traditional Christmas cookie that you deep fry in palm or coconut oil. It is a fairly easy recipe with a twist, literally 🙂 You roll out the dough, cut the diamond shapes and a hole in the middle, then you twist it as we will show you in the video, and then deep fry it. It might take a few tries to get the right shape, but we are sure you’ll pick it up quickly. Here…

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Bacon Bread Christmas Dinner Recipe Easy to make Egg Herbs Lamb Liver mushrooms Onion Oranges pork Thyme

Liver Pâté with Thyme and Orange

In Ayoe’s family it is tradition to eat liver pâtĂ© around Christmas time (and also some other times a year). We make it either from lamb or pig liver, or do a mix of both. In this recipe we use pig liver, but you can substitute as you like. If you have an aversion for liver, stay calm, take a breath and try this recipe anyways. It is not like fried liver and with the many options for adding different…

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Almond Cherry Christmas Dessert Easy to make Hygge Porridge Raspberry Vanilla

Risalamande – Rice porridge dessert with Cherry and Raspberry Sauce

The most yummy Christmas dessert you will ever find 🙂 This dessert has a French name, however it is completely Danish of origin. It is made from the left over Risengrød – rice porridge that Ayoe’s family eats the evening before Christmas. Then they, as most other Danish families, make risalamande the day after for Christmas dinner. Here is the recipe. Ingredients: Serves 6-8 1kg Risengrød (see the recipe here) 100 g blanched almonds (means the skin has been removed)…

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Butter Christmas Cinnamon Easy to make Hygge Porridge

Risengrød – Sweet Rice Porridge with Cinnamon-sugar

Every year for Christmas in Ayoe’s family Risengrød is served the night before Christmas (Dec. 23rd in Denmark) with cinnamon-sugar and a lump of butter that just melts in the hot porridge. Uumm! The porridge has been a tradition in Danish Christmas for many years since the beginning of the 1900’s and it has also developed into a dessert dish using the leftover rice porridge, which is called Risalamande. (see picture below). See the recipe here! To make the rice…

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Christmas Cookies Dessert Easy to make Egg Figs Ginger Hygge Nuts and seeds walnut

Walnut and Fig Christmas Cookies!

We just love Christmas because it is a wonderful time of year and it means more “hygge” (coziness) and more yummy food and treats. We have been playing around with different flavours of the well known White Christmas Cookies recipe and came up with this delicious flavour. Walnut and Fig Christmas Cookies are similar in the base to the White Christmas Cookies and they are so simple to make that everyone can do it. Even if you haven’t baked anything…

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