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Lussekatter aka Saint Lucia Buns

December 3, 2015

December 13th is a special day for people living in northern Europe: It is St. Lucia Day. Santa Lucia Day is most commonly celebrated in Scandinavia, especially in Sweden, with their long, dark winters. The day once coincided with the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year before calendar reforms. St. Lucia day is considered a festival of light. Sweden celebrates the day with special pastries, called Lussekatter or… continue reading »