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Saffron Lucia Buns

13th of December = Lucia Day!

To be honest I’m not really a Christmassy kind of person, and most Christmas traditions aren’t really that important to me. But when it comes to Lucia Day (or Saint Lucy’s Day as you would probably say in English) on the 13th of December I’m all for it. This day is quite special to me as it reminds me of Sweden and my Swedish family.

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Saffron cake with cream cheese frosting

I have the world’s longest list of cakes to bake and recipes to be tested. Every time I get an idea I write it down, and through the time this has resulted in quite the list. I could bake every day for the rest of the year if I had the time!

The other day I was in the mood for saffron cake. This cake reminds me of my Swedish family, since Swedes has the best tradition of baking with saffron. I wish us Danish used saffron more for baking – it’s delicious!

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