Povitica

Most often enjoyed during the Christmas season, this Croatian dessert bread is made of thinly rolled dough that is spread with a chocolate & walnut filling and then rolled tightly and wrapped in a U-shape in a loaf pan and drizzled with icing after baking. This technique creates four swirls of nut filling when sliced. Enjoy a…

Lussekatter

These saffron-infused buns are an integral part of the St. Lucy Day festivities celebrated on December 13 in Sweden. The Festival of Light, as it is often called, marks the beginning of the Christmas season in Scandinavia. They celebrate this 3rd century Italian martyr during the darkest month of the year because according to legend she brought…