Spiced Rye Cake



5 eggs

2,5 dl honey

4 dl rye flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp vanilla sugar

3 tsp cinnamon

3 tsp cloves, ground

3 tsp ginger, ground

150g butter


250g butter, room temperatured

1 lemon, zest

1 tsp vanilla sugar

300g powdered sugar


Edible flowers


  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees celcius.
  2. Melt butter and set aside for now.
  3. Whip the eggs until fluffy and shift in the flour, vanilla sugar and spices.
  4. Stir in the melted butter and honey- and pour it into a cake tin (about 20 cm).
  5. Bake in the oven for about 40 minutes or until done in the center. Let cool completley.
  6. For the frosting add room tempered butter, vanilla sugar, lemon zest and powdered sugar in a food processor with a balloon whip and blend until white and fluffy.
  7. When the cake has cooled off- cut in in two and spread frosting on top of the one layer and place the second layer on top. Creating a lovely frosted center.
  8. Spread the rest of the frosting all around the cake and decorate with edible roses.

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Recipe by My Nordic Kitchen at