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Norwegian Krumkake with Whipped Cream

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"A Holiday Treat my Grandma used to make."

Serves 3 Dozen | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

My grandma Carla would make these every Christmas. It made the holidays a special time. She has been gone for many years now, and I miss her very much. We have her Krumkake iron.

Similar recipes can be found online for different fillings. This one is similar to recipes you could find from the Decorah, Iowa Nordic Festival that happens every year in July.

Submitted by: "Andrea Christensen"

Ingredients You'll Need

3 large eggs, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup sweet butter, melted
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Sweet butter for Krumkake plates
Sweetened whipped cream


Beat eggs in bowl until very light. Add sugar gradually, beating to blend.

Slowly add melted butter, then whipped cream and nutmeg.

Mix in flour. (Dough will be consistency of cookie dough.) Chill dough thoroughly.

Preheat Krumkake plates over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until a drop of water "dances" when dropped on plates. Brush plates with sweet butter; place 1 tablespoon dough in center of lower plate; close iron and press handles together. If excess dough comes out sides, remove with table knife.

Bake for about 30 seconds; flip iron and bake for about 30 seconds on other side. Remove Krumkake and immediately roll over cone-shaped form. Place seam side down on parchment to cool; remove form.
Fill cooled cones with sweetened whipped cream if desired.

Serve immediately.

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