Thursday, July 4, 2013

Kolakakor

We have started a tradition when my parents are visiting us in the house here. Mum needs to bring loads of newly baked "kolakakor" and give to us (me!!!). Every time she brings more then the last time, never the less, she always brings too few and so even this time since everyone else loves them too, including my son ... I like to eat at least 10 per day, it's incredible how good they are. Buttery with this soft and warm taste of heaven or something similar. They also brought my favourite Swedish chocolate, Schweitzernöt, but there's nothing that can compere itself in perfection of addiction, like these cookies.

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  1. Groan, I love these, I am so making them tomorrow now!

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    1. Found it : )

      plain flour 360g
      baking powder 2 tsp
      vanilla pod 1
      unsalted butter 200g, soft, diced
      caster sugar 200g
      golden syrup 90g
      Directions

      Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Slit the vanilla pod lengthways, scrape out the seeds and mix them into the flour. Add all the rest of the ingredients and mix well until you have a firm, smooth paste – this can be done by hand or in a food mixer.

      Divide the mixture into four pieces and roll out each one to 25cm long and 2.5cm thick. Place on a baking tray lined with baking parchment, making sure they are at least 10cm apart as they will spread out in the oven. Bake at 180C/gas mark 4 for 25-30 minutes, until golden brown. When they come out of the oven, leave for two minutes, then cut each piece into 10 strips. Great served with ice cream, cream desserts or just a mug of tea.

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    2. Curator - made them last night - fat as a pig!

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    3. Hubs is calling them : 'best ever"

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    4. Ladies, wonderful! My mum was flying back to Stockholm but I can ask her when I find time! But this sounds correct! Enjoy!!!

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  2. They look mouthwateringly delicious! :-)
    Have a HAPPY weekend! :-)

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  3. Are they similar to "Mailänderli" ?

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  4. Oho! I love kolakakor! Would love to see a recipe when you have time ;) My favourite Marabou is probably Apelsinkrokant, I think nothing beats Swedish chocolate hehehe!

    Best wishes from sunny London,
    Cecilia

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    1. Swedish chocolate is outstanding!!! The recipe you can find from one of my very kind blog readers above!

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  5. Stina I dont know these biscuits but I know where is Chanel where we are in South..... No comment! And it was not on sales what I bought... So it would have been better to find a patisserie with these biscuits for the purse, say, from my husband....
    Winter collection and I thought if you inside the shop so many things that you also like.... May be not now with your belly.... But the had all what we like for winter and very good sales also!
    Do you know Anne Fontaine? She had beautiful tops. Your style also if you find her in ZH.
    What a hot day in real and emotion...
    Happy that all your family is with you in this so beautiful country.
    XX. Uta

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    1. Oh Uta I'm sooo jealous! What did you get? didn't you buy a dark green Chanel not very long time ago, you lucky woman! Blink!

      Yes, I know AF and they have her in Zürich! Will check it out better when I get back!

      hugs,
      stina

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  6. I love "kolakakor" too!! Hmmmmm.....

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  7. I love the cookies my mom cakes. An old recipe that has lots of cardamom, lots of butter. Really good.

    Moms are the best :)

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  8. These cookies look delicious. This minute I found the recipe, but I think that we cannot buy "ljus sirap" here in Germany. What a pity! Have a nice day! B.

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    1. I'm sure you can! Maybe in an american store?

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  9. As usual no answe to all comments?
    Why!? You are on vacation no ?

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    1. Seriously, I published this yesterday, and I always try to answer all of the comments, but often not the same day. And I'm not on vacation totally and I can't sit in front of the computer all day long because Alexis is awake from 7am-8.30pm every day, and then there's dinner and then sleep. Well, I shouln't even answer this sort of comments, but there you go!

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  10. Är lite nyfiken och undrar om Alexis mjölkallergi har försvunnit ifall han klarar av att äta dessa underbart smöriga kakor?

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  11. Är nyfiken och undrar om A:s mjölkallergi har försvunnit ifall han kan äta dessa underbart smöriga kakor? Vore ju fint om allergin har vuxit bort! Har en dotter med samma allergi så därför är jag lite extra intresserad... :)

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