Nerdie Foodie: Christmas Carbs Edition (Part 2)

Welcome back to a brand new Nerdie Foodie! Who is ready for another round of a carb-tastic Christmas? In case you missed out, you can find Part 1 of this yummy Christmas series here. Let’s get right to it because you’ll need plenty of time to get all that baking done before the big day!

Banketstaaf

This is the Dutch version of a Christmas Log that is made of marzipan and puff pastry. Faith Gorsky (from An Edible Mosaic) teaches us how to make this Dutch treat here!

(Photo Credit: An Edible Mosaic)

(Photo Credit: An Edible Mosaic)

Christopsomo

This is the Greek Christmas bread, essentially translated to “Christ’s Bread” in English. Natalia Alexander (from The Greek Glutton) shares with us her recipe here!

(Photo Credit: The Greek Glutton)

(Photo Credit: The Greek Glutton)

Linzerkekse Torte and Cookies

Also known as Linzer torte and Linzer cookies, the torte is the original cake. Daniela (from Mogwai Soup) shows us how to make this gorgeous Austrian delicacy here!

(Photo Credit: Mogwai Soup)

(Photo Credit: Mogwai Soup)

The Linzer cookie is based from the torte. It’s like a mini version of the torte and looks just as beautiful as the torte itself! Erin (from Platings and Pairings) shares with us her recipe here! P.S, you can totally pass this off as a super fancy jammie dodger for all you Whovians out there!

(Photo Credit: Platings and Pairings)

(Photo Credit: Platings and Pairings)

Beigli

This nutty roll is a Hungarian delicacy during the winter holidays. RĂ©ka Morvay (from Budapest Moms) shows us how to make these delicious desserts here!

(Photo Credit: Budapest Moms)

(Photo Credit: Budapest Moms)

LaufabrauĂ°

This Icelandic holiday treat is made like a crispy wafer flatbread, also known as leaf bread in English. Saveur Magazine shares with us a recipe on how to create your own leaf breads here!

(Photo Credit: Ariana Lindquist)

(Photo Credit: Ariana Lindquist)

Risalamande

This is a holiday rice pudding dessert from Denmark that is also gluten free! Tanney (from Eat Thrive Glow) shows us how to make this dessert here!

(Photo Credit: Eat Thrive Glow)

(Photo Credit: Eat Thrive Glow)

What do you think? Are you tempted to try and make one of these delicious delicacies? I certainly would love to try my hand at making the Linzer Torte! If I only had the time… Anyhoo, I hope you are inspired and who knows, maybe you’ll shake up your pack of baked goods and desserts this Christmas!

Till next time,

Happy holidays and stay nerdalicious!

-Jen

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