7 Swedish Desserts You Must Try

This royal Swedish delicacy, known as the "Princess Cake," is a favorite at many parties. Layers of sponge cake, raspberry jam, custard, and whipped cream

Princess Cake (Prinsesstårta)

Swedish cinnamon buns, or kanelbullar, are famous worldwide. Soft, twisted buns are lavishly dusted with cinnamon and sugar and cooked to golden perfection.

Cinnamon Buns (Kanelbullar)

Swedish almond cake (Mandaltårta) is a gluten-free treat that is both simple and delicious. A powdered sugar sprinkling tops this delicious, thick cake made with ground almonds.

Swedish Almond Cake (Mandeltårta)

Be sure to try Swedish semla during Lent. The inside of a cardamom-spiced wheat bun is filled with almond paste and whipped cream. 


No-bake chocolate choladbollar are easy to make and tasty. Coconut-flakes-covered balls of rolled oats, sugar, cocoa, butter, and sometimes coffee are made. 

Chocolate Balls

 A soothing Swedish apple cake, Äppelkaka, reflects the country's fondness for fresh produce. Tart apple slices in a cinnamon-infused cake batter provide a lovely flavor combination. 

Swedish Apple Cake

Spring's harvest is celebrated with sour and sweet rhubarb pie, or Rabarberpaj. Fresh rhubarb and sugar baked under a golden crust create a delicious tart-sweet flavor. 

Rhubarb Pie