Brioche style king cake from Provence, France. Flavored with orange blossom water, orange zest, and candied fruit, this is the Southern French dessert eaten on Epiphany to celebrate the day the 3 kings came to...
A gingerbread cake from Lucerne, Switzerland, made with a regional product called Birnendicksaft, or concentrated pear syrup.
Mini pies filled with dried fruit, spices, sugar, and brandy/rum. Set out mince pies and sherry on Christmas Eve for Father Christmas!
A German Christmas cookie made with shortcrust dough with almond flour, topped with almonds and dipped in chocolate.
A sandwich style German Christmas cookie made with ground nuts in the dough. Traditional flavors of jelly for the center include red currant, apricot, and seedless raspberry.
A German Christmas cookie made from egg whites, sugar, and ground almonds and flavored with cinnamon. This recipe is naturally gluten free.
A Sicilian dessert from the town of Catania to commemorate its patron saint, St. Agatha, who lost her breasts before her martyrdom.
A Polish cake made with choux pastry and pastry cream that resembles a snow-capped mountain range.
Swedish saffron buns traditional to St. Lucy's Day on December 13th.
A thin, spiced cookie from The Netherlands traditionally enjoyed on St. Nicholas Day on December 6th.