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Create a Swedish Inspired Brunch

Is there anything better than a springtime brunch? How about a brunch that’s truly inspired? There are plenty of fun themes to choose when you’re throwing a brunch, but this year, we suggest a brunch inspired by Swedes, and fully…

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Create the Most Delicious Easter Baskets with Swedish Treats

This year, what’s going in your Easter baskets? Chocolate bunnies? Jelly Beans? Maybe a stuffed rabbit? If these traditional Easter basket fillings are getting a little tired and boring, why not liven things up with some pastries? Along with the…

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Easter Dessert Ideas with Swedish Pastries

Easter is a joyous holiday, when families and friends all over the world get together to celebrate renewal, new life and springtime. This year, when you’re planning your Easter celebration, what will you serve for dessert? One of the simplest…

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Popular Swedish Easter Food

Easter in Sweden is a festive holiday when family and friends gather to celebrate in the spring. There are sweets galore, and children even have a tradition that’s a little like trick or treating, but there’s also plenty of delicious…

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Easter Traditions in Sweden

Easter is a big deal in Sweden, coming after the long, dark nights of winter. While Easter is deeply rooted in Christian tradition, it’s largely a secular holiday in Sweden. Friends and families gather together to celebrate, and while some…

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The History of Swedish Desserts

If there’s one country that truly values their desserts, it’s Sweden. From the traditional Lördagsgodis, or Sweets Saturday, in which they visit candy stores to pick a mix from the godig, to October 4th, when they celebrate Cinnamon Bun Day,…

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Köttbullar: Sweden’s Favorite Food

If you’re planning a trip to Sweden, there are several foods you should expect to sample. Herring is a mainstay of the Swedish diet, for example, and lingonberries are as ubiquitous as ketchup is in the United States. Pastries have…

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Kanelbulle Sweden's National Dessert

Kanelbulle: Sweden’s National Dessert

It’s no secret that the Swedish love sweets. Every Saturday, families participate in lördagsgodis, a tradition that literally means Saturday Sweets and involves stocking up on candy at the pick-a-mix. Pastries are the mainstay of the Swedish sweet tooth, though,…

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Swedish Traditions

Sweden is known as a progressive and modern culture, but it’s no surprise that the country is full of age-old customs and celebrations. Sweden’s been a country since the 14th century, plenty of time to establish a rich cultural heritage.…

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Child Eating Swedish Pastry from Svenhard's Swedish Bakery in California

Share the Love with Svenhard’s Treats

Valentine’s Day has just passed, and after that, time flies by and it’s the end of the school year! There are plenty of opportunities to show your child’s teachers how much they are loved and appreciated, and it’s fun to…

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