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Kransekake: is a cake made from almonds, icing sugar and egg whites. The dough is a little coarser than marzipan and sometimes has specs of almond skin as a 'rustic' feature.

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Rare is the Norwegian or Danish couple that says “I do” without serving a kransekake, which means “wreath cake.” The tasty tower has been around since the 1700s and consists of concentric rings of marzipan biscuit topped with party crackers or flags. The bride and groom pull off the top rings with their hands in a customary scandinavian ring-breaking ceremony; the number of layers still attached predicts how many kids they’ll have.

Norwegian Kransekake ("Wreath Cake") - The tasty tower has been around since the and consists of concentric rings of marzipan biscuit topped with party crackers or flags.

Kransekake - Norwegian wedding cake! Definitely need this for the Norwegians in the family!

Norwegian wedding cake (Kransekake), I make this for Christmas decorating it with traditional Christmas colors.

Traditional Kransekake for the May, Norway's Constitution Day

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