Norwegian Wafer Cookies (Krumkakes) Recipe | SAVEUR

Norwegian Wafer Cookies (Krumkakes)

These Norwegian wafer cookies, eaten across Scandinavia during the Christmas season, are light and crisp and perfumed with cardamom. They're made like waffles on a special griddle that imprints an intricate design, and then they're rolled and filled with whipped cream.

Norwegian Wafer Cookies (Krumkakes)
These Norwegian wafer cookies, eaten across Scandinavia during the Christmas season, are light and crisp and perfumed with cardamom. They're made like waffles on a special griddle that imprints an intricate design, and then they're rolled and filled with whipped cream.
makes About 2 Dozen

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
4 eggs
9 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 tsp. ground cardamom
12 tsp. vanilla extract
1 12 cups flour
2 tbsp. baking powder
Sweeted whipped cream
Confectioners' sugar, to garnish

Instructions

In a bowl, whisk together sugar and eggs. Whisk in 8 tbsp. butter, cardamom, and vanilla. Sift flour and baking powder into batter; whisk. Heat a krumkake maker; brush with remaining butter. Add 1 heaping tbsp. batter to each mold. Close cover; cook until wafers are golden, 45–60 seconds. Wrap 1 wafer around a krumkake cone; let harden. Remove from cone; repeat. Repeat with remaining batter. Let cool. Pipe cream into krumkakes; dust with sugar.

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