The method of making Kransekage cake, which is popular with the people of Denmark and Norway, is mainly discussed here in front of the events of Happy New Year, Happy Holiday, Christmas Holiday. All of you who are living in different parts of the world are eagerly waiting for this Kransekage.
Because the fun of making it at home is different from ordering it. So here’s a summary of how to make your own. Hope you can make this popular cake at home by following this recipe and make this Kransekage now to celebrate your Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas Day.
Making a Kransekage Christmas cake at home is a wonderful way to celebrate the season with a delicious and traditional Scandinavian dessert. Here’s a step-by-step guide for making a Kransekage Christmas cake:
Kransekage Christmas cake Ingredients:
These ingredients will help you create the almond-based dough and icing for assembling and decorating the Kransekage Christmas cake. Adjustments can be made based on personal preferences and the size of the cake you want to create. Enjoy making and sharing this festive Scandinavian dessert!
For the Dough:
- 500g almond flour
- 500g powdered sugar
- 3 large egg whites
For Icing and Decoration:
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 egg white
- Additional powdered sugar for dusting
- Optional: Christmas-themed decorations like edible gold or silver dust, and small ornaments
Kransekage Christmas cake Instructions:
1. Preheat Oven:
Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease and flour the Kransekage molds or use parchment paper.
2. Prepare the Dough:
In a large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, powdered sugar, and egg whites. Mix until you have a firm, marzipan-like dough. If the dough is too sticky, you can add a bit more almond flour.
3. Shape the Rings:
Divide the dough into portions and roll each portion into long, thin logs. Press the dough into the prepared molds, forming concentric circles. You can also shape the rings by hand if you don’t have molds.
Bake the Kransekage in the preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes or until it turns golden brown. Keep a close eye on it to prevent over-baking. Allow it to cool completely.
5. Make the Icing:
Mix powdered sugar with egg white until you have a thick, smooth icing. This will be used to glue the rings together.
6. Assemble the Tower:
Once the Kransekage rings are cool, carefully remove them from the molds. Use the icing to glue the rings together, forming a tower. Start with the largest ring at the bottom and work your way up to the smallest at the top.
Drizzle the icing over the top of the Kransekage tower for added decoration. Optionally, dust the cake with powdered sugar for a snowy effect. Add Christmas-themed decorations like edible gold or silver dust, or small ornaments.
Allow the icing to set, and your Kransekage Christmas cake is ready to be served. Present it on a festive platter or cake stand.
Enjoy this delightful Scandinavian treat as a centerpiece for your Christmas celebration! The almond flavor and unique ring structure make it a memorable and delicious dessert.