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St. Lucia Saffron Buns {Lussekatter} 15

  On December 13 every year the people of Sweden wake up to Sankta Lucia (St. Lucia) bringing light to the dark Scandinavian winter morning followed by a train of tarnor, also carrying lights. They sing to lighten the spirits of people on this longest of winter nights and carry with them sweet treats. Lucia dons a white gown and a crown made of lingonberry leaves and five lit candles. (Modern day Swedes smartened up and decided real candles might not be a great thing to plop on the heads of school age children and came up with a plastic […]