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St Lucia's Day- 13 December

Saint Lucy’s Day (Dec. is a major feast day in Scandinavia, with their long dark winters. Saint Lucy is called Santa Lucia in Norwegian and Sankta Lucia in Swedish, and is represented as a lady in.

Today it's 3rd of advent and finally I can show you one of my absolute favorites when it comes to sweet things; Lussekatter (or Lucia cats if you translate it directly). Its a soft, sweet saffron b...

3RD ADVENT, SWEDISH SAFFRON-BUNS or LUSSEKATTER

Today it's of advent and finally I can show you one of my absolute favorites when it comes to sweet things; Lussekatter (or Lucia cats if you translate it directly). Its a soft, sweet saffron b.

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Lucia Day, I think the oldest (or youngest) girl in the family wears a flaming wreath on her head and serves her family cake.

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 .

The festival of Santa Lucia in Mariefred, Sweden,  celebrated before dawn, December 13th early

The festival of Santa Lucia in Mariefred, Sweden, celebrated before dawn, December

Santa Lucia Day Celebration + Free Crown Printables

Santa Lucia Day Celebration + Free Crown Printables

St.Lucia day is December 13th. I never got to be upfront with the candles on my head

Lucia day is December St. Lucia brings light to the darkest time of the year with a crown of light, hymns and traditional Swedish songs.

Vintage Swedish Christmas card, Santa Lucia

In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Lucia Dagen (Saint Lucia Day) on December Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, wearing a robe and crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lussekattor (Lucia buns) and coffee.

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

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