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How to swedish christmas soft ginger bread/cake

This is a classic cake when we Swedes celebrate Christmas. It's best served as it is to coffee or tea. Hope you like it!

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INGREDIENTS

Set the oven temperature to 175 degrees Celsius.

Melt the butter.

Melt the butter.

Mix the brown sugar with the eggs.

Mix the brown sugar with the eggs.

Use electric whiskers for best result.

Use electric whiskers for best result.

I whisked the batter for about 6 minutes. The fluffier the better, and you don't want any undissolved sugar left.

I whisked the batter for about 6 minutes. The fluffier the better, and you don't want any undissolved sugar left.

Mix the dry ingredients; flour, cinnamon, baking powder and ginger. If you like cardamon add some too!

Mix the dry ingredients; flour, cinnamon, baking powder and ginger. If you like cardamon add some too!

Sift the mixture to avoid lumps.

Sift the mixture to avoid lumps.

Mix thouroghly.

Mix thouroghly.

Add the sour cream. Today I didn't have any so I used meze  (Turkish) yogurt instead.

Add the sour cream. Today I didn't have any so I used meze (Turkish) yogurt instead.

Then add the lingonberry jam.

Then add the lingonberry jam.

Stir again.

Stir again.

Finally add the melted butter.

Finally add the melted butter.

Grease a pan. It should have the capacity of 1 1/2 liter.

Grease a pan. It should have the capacity of 1 1/2 liter.

Add breadcrumbs.

Add breadcrumbs.

Pour the cake batter into the pan. Put in in the oven, on the lowest rack. Let it bake for 40-45 minutes.

Pour the cake batter into the pan. Put in in the oven, on the lowest rack. Let it bake for 40-45 minutes.

Use this tool to see if the cake is ready. If it comes out dry, then it is done!

Use this tool to see if the cake is ready. If it comes out dry, then it is done!

And this is the finished result!

And this is the finished result!

Slice it & enjoy it with a cup of tea or coffee.

  • 3.0 Eggs
  • 300.0ml Brown sugar
  • 2.0tsp Baking powder
  • 0.0tsp ginger (dried)
  • 2.0tsp cinnamon
  • 100.0ml Sour cream
  • 400.0ml Wheat flour (250 g)
  • 100.0ml Lingonberry jam
  • 100.0g Butter