Cook It, Live It: Recipe From The Swedish Christmas Cafe

The Swedish Christmas Cafe is in full swing at Platform, Habitat Kings Road and there’s still time to get down there for a spot of refuelling after the exertion of Christmas shopping. To get you in the mood we have an exclusive recipe from the Skandilicious team. The cafe runs until Sunday 20 December. You can read all about it here. See you at the cake stand!


Skandilicious Soft Gingerbread Cake

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Baking Time: 45 minutes


2 eggs

75g butter

1 1/3 cup (3 dl) sugar

1 1/3 cup  (3 dl) flour

1 tsp baking powder

2/3 cup (1 ½ dl) sour cream or crème fraiche

1 tbsp cinnamon

1 tsp ground cloves

1.5 tsp cardamom


Turn on the oven to 175 degrees.

Whisk together the eggs with the sugar and then pour in the flour, baking powder and cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. Mix well. Stir in the sour cream or crème fraiche. Pour into a generously buttered cake tin. Bake for 45 minutes.

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