On the cake table for Syttende mai

Bunad-inspired cakes for confirmations, weddings, and other milestone celebrations CHRISTY OLSEN FIELD Taste of Norway Editor This time of the year is typically full of celebrations in Norway, from confirmations to weddings and the 17th of May, and kakebordet (the cake table) is an important and delicious part of the festivities. In the era of COVID-19 social distancing measures, I’m excited to bring you a virtual kakebord, featuring an exciting cake trend that couldn’t be more Norwegian: the bunadskake.  The bunadskake is based on regional designs of Norway’s national costume. Bunadskaker are typically made for church confirmations (the time that many young women get their own bunad), but also for baptisms, weddings, birthdays, and other milestone celebrations.  The artistry and hours (and hours!) of work that go into each cake is evident in the details. I reached out to
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