Swedish Cream

Host Zoe Francois' Swedish creme with lingonberry jam, raspberries and krumkake, as seen on Zoe Bakes, season 2.

This is the Swedish cream recipe I made in the Nordic Treats episode of Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network where I pay tribute to my Nordic heritage by preparing Swedish cream and krumkake, a pressed cookie and visiting a ladies’ church group for a lesson in making the traditional Norwegian flatbread, lefse. I also prepare sour cherry streusel bars because you can’t attend a gathering in Minnesota without bringing something to share!

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Sour Cherry Streusel Bars

Host Zoe Francois' sour cherry streusel bars, as seen on Zoe Bakes, season 2.

These are the sour cherry streusel bars I made on the Nordic Treats episode of Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network! In this episode I pay tribute to my Nordic heritage by preparing Swedish cream and krumkake, a pressed cookie and visiting a ladies’ church group for a lesson in making the traditional Norwegian flatbread, lefse. I make these bars because you can’t go to a gathering in Minnesota without bringing something to share!

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Krumkake

Krumkake stamped cookies on a wire cooling rack

These krumkake are the pressed cookies I made on the Nordic Treats episode of Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network! In this episode I pay tribute to my Nordic heritage by preparing Swedish cream and krumkake, and visiting a ladies’ church group for a lesson in making the traditional Norwegian flatbread, lefse. I also make sour cherry streusel bars, because if you go to a gathering in Minnesota, you must bring something to share!

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Lorraine’s Chicken Noodle Soup

Zoë François and her mom, Lorraine, in Zoë's kitchen while Lorraine makes chicken noodle soup.

I’m not exaggerating when I say that this is the most requested recipe from my show, Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network. It’s a savory recipe and it’s not mine. Go figure!

In all honesty, I’m thrilled to share this chicken noodle soup recipe with you. This recipe was ubiquitous in my family. I’m pretty sure every generation in my family makes it. Especially at my grandma Berkowitz’s house, I don’t remember a meal that didn’t also include chicken soup. Sometimes it was with matzah balls, sometimes with egg noodles, but it was always there. Now you can enjoy it too.

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