7 must try pastries in Sweden

In Sweden we take our coffee breaks seriously. There’s even a special word for sitting down, and enjoying a coffee and pastry, that has no translation: Fika.
Below I’ve listed 7 must try pastries for when you’re visiting Sweden. Happy eating!

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1. Kanelbulle (Cinnamon bun)

A soft bun with a hint of cardamom and a delicate buttery cinnamon filling.

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2. Kardemummabulle (Cardamom bun)

Swedish Cardamom Buns are, at their core, cinnamon buns with the addition of the bright, fresh and fruity spice that is cardamom.

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3. Princesstårta (Princess cake)

Princess cake  is a traditional Swedish layer cake or torte consisting of alternating layers of airy sponge cake, jam, pastry cream, and a thick layer of whipped cream. This is topped by a marzipan lid.

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4. Semla

A semla consists of a cardamom-spiced wheat bun which has its top cut off, and is then filled with a mix of milk and almond paste, topped with whipped cream. The cut-off top serves as a lid and is dusted with powdered sugar. This can only be found in January – March.

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5. Chokladboll (Chocolate ball)

Hands down my favourite pastry EVER. This easy non-cooked dessert is immensely popular. If you only want to try one thing – this is it! The best part is that it can be found in literally every single café or grocery store.

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6. Kladdkaka (sticky chocolate cake)

This dense sticky chocolate cake is similar to a brownie and has a soft and gooey center.

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7. Punschrulle (Punsch-roll)

Punsch-roll is a small cylindrical pastry covered with green marzipan with the ends dipped in chocolate, with an interior consisting of a mix of crushed biscuits, butter, and cocoa, flavoured with punsch liqueur.

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