St Lucy's Day, A Special Birthday and Saffron Cakes ~ Lussekatter

St Lucy's Day, A Special Birthday and Saffron Cakes ~ Lussekatter

Christmas Traditions: Christmas begins in Sweden with the Saint Lucia ceremony. Before dawn on the morning of 13 December, the youngest daughter from each family puts on a white robe with a red sash. She wears a crown of evergreens with tall-lighted candles attached to it. She wakes her parents, and serves them with coffee and Lucia buns. The other children accompany her  the boys dress as star boys in long white shirts and pointed hats. (Safety: only use electric candles, not real ones!!)

Christmas 🎄Traditions: Christmas begins in Sweden with the Saint Lucia ceremony. Before dawn on the morning of 13 December, the youngest .

I am obsessed with telling the story of St. Lucia to my students in chapel near her feast on Dec. 13. Now to find a child who will "be" St. Lucia and wear the crown of candles! Meanwhile, who wants to bake 400 St. Lucia Buns with me (lussekatt)?

St. Lucia Buns

I am obsessed with telling the story of St. Lucia to my students in chapel near her feast on Dec. Lucia and wear the crown of candles! Lucia Buns with me (lussekatt)?

What to Eat on St. Lucia Day and other Scandinavian Christmas Recipes!

Celebrate With Scandinavian Holiday Recipes

Saint Lucia Crown Coffee Cake Recipe - The crown is filled with golden raisins, almonds and lemon zest. What a beautiful (and delicious) centerpiece for your holiday table!

Saint Lucia Crown Coffee Cake Recipe - The crown is filled with golden raisins, almonds and lemon zest. What a beautiful (and delicious) centerpiece for your holiday table!

Holiday Gingerbread Recipe 100% Cotton Flour Sack Dish Towel Tea Towel

Holiday Gingerbread Recipe 100% Cotton Flour Sack Dish Towel Tea Towel

Charm your guests with a fabulous vintage look flour sack towel. For years, flour sack towels were the work horse of everyday kitchen life! Made of quality cotton from Egypt or India, this towel

Sprinkle Bakes: St. Lucia Buns (Swedish Saffron Christmas Bread)

St. Lucia Buns (Swedish Saffron Christmas Bread)

st lucia feast including a recipe for  non-alcholic glogg whooohoo!

it is Swedish tradition that the oldest daughter in the family wakes up on St Lucia day (December makes Lucia buns & coffee, & then se.

Add a little bit of Scandinavia to your holiday celebrations with these Scandinavian Christmas recipes on Babble.

Celebrate With Scandinavian Holiday Recipes

How to make Saffron buns for St. Lucia's feast day (December 13). Step by step picture tutorial.

Saffron buns, also known “Lussekatter”, are Swedish yeast buns that are traditionally made and eaten on St. Lucia’s feast day

Mini Christmas tree pizzas

Mini Christmas tree pizzas

8 edible Christmas trees you really must make (and eat!) this Christmas including Christmas tree pizzas, biscuits and

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