Holiday Sweet Swap: Kringle

Welcome back to another week of the Holiday Sweet Swap I’m a guest host of this great party over at Pressed Down Shaken Together. For more great holiday sweets ideas click on the fun button below.

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This weeks Sweet, Kringle!

This has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember, we don’t make it every year but we do make it most and its one of my favorites along with the simple 3 layer fudge. It is a sweet dough pretzel of sorts that is linked to both Danish and Norwegian heritage. There are a lot of varieties including a flaky pastry with filling but this is the one I grew up with.

I don’t have time to make it this week, but I hope to next week, but here is a picture of it from last year.

1 cup Sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup sour cream
2 level tsp. baking soda
1 scant tsp salt
2 1/2 cup flour
4 tsp baking powder (make sure it’s fresh!) 🙂
1 tsp vanilla

 

  • Mix sugar and cream first then add soda and vanilla, lastly the  rest of ingredients.
  • Refrigerate over night.
  • Roll out on floured board till pencil width. Form in to any shape you want but pretzal or figure 8 are most common.
  • Bake at 425 degrees – middle rack until brown….4-6 minutes. 

 

 

 

 

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