NORDIC BAKING

 

About Sweet Sigrid

I love baking and sharing simple, Scandinavian-inspired sweets, made in small batches with lots of tasty ingredients.  Butter, cinnamon and cardamom figure prominently.

Sweet Sigrid Nordic Baking is a love letter to my Norwegian grandmother.  Sigrid Sophie Hansen came to Canada with her young family in 1928, from Oslo.  Grammy would make fresh cardamom bread for Christmas Eve, and I loved the goat's cheese - gjetost - she served with it!  So creamy, but salty at the same time, and it would stick to the roof of my mouth like peanut butter.  It was the only time of year we had it.  I remember her sugar cookies, too.  The simplest recipe ever and so good.  With every bite I'm transported!​

Find me at the Main Farmers' Market, 210 Main Street, Ottawa, Ontario.

Harald and Sigrid

Market Dates for 2022


June 4, 11 and 25
July 9 and 23
August 6 and 27
September and October, TBD

The Goodies

Here is a sampling of goodies I like to make.  Hover over each photo to read a description! 
 
Norwegian Cinnamon Buns
Norwegian Cinnamon Buns

Sweet dough with a touch of cardamom hidden inside. With cinnamon filling and finished with a little more cinnamon and sugar, for good luck.

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The same sweet dough, but with cardamom instead of cinnamon!

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Sweet, soft bread to go with your afternoon coffee.

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Spice Cookies
Spice Cookies

Spicy, buttery, crunchy.

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Grammy's Sugar Cookies
Grammy's Sugar Cookies

Simple and delicious

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Oatmeal Crackers
Oatmeal Crackers

Tender and buttery, great with cheese, or jam. Hafrekex!

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Sarah Bernhardt
Sarah Bernhardt

Almond macaroons, with chocolate buttercream; dipped in chocolate.

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Sarah Bernhardt Birthday 'Cake'
Sarah Bernhardt Birthday 'Cake'

The ideal cake for a Sarah Bernhardt lover, customized with your message of choice!

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Tosca Cake
Tosca Cake

Crunchy and delicious almond topping on a sweet sponge cake.

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Contact me!

Think you might want a few dozen cinnamon buns for a family brunch?  Or a classic Scandinavian Celebration Cake?  Get in touch, and good things might happen!

Phone: 613-806-4800

Ottawa, Ontario

Email: sweetsigridbaking@gmail.com

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Photos by D. Davies