[wcm_nonmember]<!– –><div style="text-align: center"><!– –><img src="https://cdn.sorted.club/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bucket-List-graphic.png" alt="" scale="0" style="max-width: 30%; margin-top: 20px"><!– –><!– –><h2><!– –>Unlock this Story<!– –></h2><!– –><p style="padding-bottom:25px"><!– –>Stories from the 'Bucket List' book are only available to members<!– –></p><!– –><a class="et_pb_button" background-color: #ffffff"<!– –>href="/product/digital-club-membership/">join the club</a><!– –></div><!– –><!– –>[/wcm_nonmember]<!– –><!– –>[wcm_restrict]<!– –><!– –><div class="page" title="Page 44"><!– –><div class="section"><!– –><div class="layoutArea"><!– –><div class="column"><!– –><!– –><p>Being Swedish, this recipe reminds Emma of her childhood and she never gets tired of serving it to her friends and family at whatever gathering comes up. Kladdkaka is an <b>all-time favourite for any 'Fika' occasion</b>. Fika is often translated as ‘coffee and cakes’ but it’s much more than that. The whole Swedish 'Fika' culture is deeply rooted in Swedish society; it’s about sharing and ritual and so much more.</p><!– –><!– –><p>One of the reasons this has become a national dessert is probably because of how simple it is to make. It <b>only requires six ingredients</b> that most people have lying around at home. It requires little equipment and it's quick to whip up. Aesthetically, it looks effortlessly delicious with its rich chocolatey edges and a fluffy white layer of powdered sugar on top. When cutting a slice, the decadent centre spills out on the knife and plate.</p><!– –><!– –><p>Emma has eaten this too many times to count. It always pops up on the table at family gatherings. It is one of the first things she ever learned how to make in the kitchen and it’s <b>the only recipe that her mother has passed down to her</b>. To Emma, this dessert represents some of the best moments of her childhood, surrounded by friends and family. That makes it pretty special. Cooking your country’s national dish passed down to you from your mother is pretty bucket list worthy.</p><!– –><!– –><p>She has added a couple more tablespoons of cocoa powder to her mother’s recipe and strongly recommends serving it with cold vanilla ice cream or some whipped cream on the side. She also mentions that serving it with crème fraîche, as the Sorted recipe does, feels like blasphemy and that most Swedes would agree!</p><!– –><!– –><p>Emma has recently <b>set up her own food blog</b> and re-discovered how fun it is to bake. This is the Kladdkaka recipe she has posted there complete with powdered sugar, decadent centre and zero crème fraîche to be seen.</p><!– –><!– –></div><!– –></div><!– –></div><!– –></div><!– –><!– –>[/wcm_restrict]