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Denmark: Hazelnut Torte

9 egg yolks 2/3 cup sugar ¾ cup blanched almonds — ground ¾ cup hazelnuts — ground 9 egg whites ¼ cup cherry brandy ¼ cup raspberry jam 1 pint whipping cream 24 whole hazelnuts Powdered sugar Beat the egg yolks until thick. Add the sugar and beat. Add the ground nuts and mix well.


Denmark: Butter Cream Cake

3 eggs ½ cup sugar 1 cup flour — sifted 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon strong coffee extract Almonds — chopped Beat the eggs and sugar together for 5 minutes. Add the flour, melted butter and the coffee extract, beating well with each addition. Pour into a small buttered square pan. Bake in a moderate […]

Denmark: Potato Dumplings

2 cups potatoes — grated 1/3 cup beef suet — ground 3 eggs — beaten 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ cup milk 3 cups flour Blend ingredients in order given and drop by tablespoonsful into hot broth or soup and boil 45 minutes.

Serve with meat or in soups.

Denmark: Ham in Beer

1 ham — tenderized ½ teaspoon dry mustard 4 tablespoons water 1 cup brown sugar 20 whole cloves 10 bay leaves 36 ounces beer Candied cherries Candied pineapple

Remove all but a thin layer of fat from the ham. Score the top. Place in a roasting pan. Mix mustard, water and sugar to the consistency […]

Denmark: Apple and Prune Filled Spareribs

8 pounds spareribs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon celery salt 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 pound apples — cored and peeled 1 pound prunes — cooked and pitted 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1 cup light cream Salt and White pepper Rub both sides of spareribs with the salts, sugar and cinnamon.


Denmark: Potato Soup

1 pound veal shoulder ¼ pound ground beef, lean 3 pints water 4 large potatoes — peeled & sliced 2 medium onions — chopped 2 leeks — sliced 2 tablespoons butter 1 bay leaf 3 sprigs parsley 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon white pepper 1 cup white wine 12 tablespoons heavy cream Cook the veal […]

Denmark: Cucumbers in Sour Cream

½ cup sour cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sesame seeds — optional 1 dash pepper 2 cucumbers — sliced thin 1 small onion — sliced

Mix first six ingredients together and pour over the combined cucumber and onion slices. Stir gently. Chill before serving.

Denmark: Apple Slaw

½ cup whipping cream ½ cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon sugar 1 large apple 4 cups cabbage — shredded In a large bowl combine cream, mayo, and sugar. Core apple, dice but do not peel. Add diced apple and cabbage to mayo mixture. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Denmark: Spice Cookies

1 Cup Soft Butter 1 Cup Sugar 1 Medium Egg 3/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 Cup Boiling Water 6 Cups Flour — sifted 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon Cardamom — ground 1 Teaspoon Cloves — ground 1 Cup Molasses Directions Cream butter and sugar. Beat the egg and add to butter. Stir […]

Denmark: Sour Cream Waffles

1/4 Cup Butter 1 Cup Flour — sifted 2 Tablespoons Sugar 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon Ground Cardamom 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 2 Large Eggs — separated 1 Cup Sour Cream 1 Cup Buttermilk Directions Sift together dry ingredients. Beat egg yolks until fluffy. Melt butter and eggs slowly. Add sour cream and buttermilk, beat […]