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Finnish Foods

From traditional holiday foods to worldwide and modern influences Finnish foods are wide ranging in flavor and complexity.

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Runeberg Tarts - A poet's Day Treat (Feb 5th)


200 g butter

2.5 dl sugar

2 eggs

2.5 dl creme fraiche

3 dl flour

3 dl plain bread crumbs

1 tsp soda

5 drops of almond extract

raspberry preserve

confectioner's sugar mixed into water for icing


Whip together butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time. Add in and mix well the creme fraiche, flour, soda, almond extract and bread crumbs. Place the dough into a muffin pan. Make a depression in the center and place a small amount of raspberry preserve.

Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes.

After cooling turn out of muffin pan. Add some raspberry preserve. Make a circle around the preserve with the confectioner's  sugar mixed with water to make white icing.



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