Danish Food Culture and Cooking Recipes

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"Rød Grød med Fløde"
(Red Berry Pudding with Cream)

Old country dessert served during the summer season all over Denmark!
"Rødgrød med Fløde" - is an over 200 year old national dish and dessert that is prepared and served in the summertime - when the Danish berries are ready to be picked and eaten. "Rødgrød med Fløde" (Red Berry Pudding with Cream) is almost an unpronounceable Danish sentence for foreigners. The words are formed and pronounced down in the throat - and are used by Danes to test people trying to learn Danish. If you succeed - you will receive great admiration and respect from the Danes - who will feel flattered by your effort in learning Danish. © Copenhagen-Portal.dk
"Rødgrød med Fløde" - (Red Berry Pudding with Cream)
It’s the pronunciation in Danish of this popular dessert and sentence - that provides many foreigners linguistic throat problems!
Rødgrød med Fløde
(Red Berry Pudding with Cream)
A hundred year old national dessert and mostly served in the summertime all over the regions of Denmark - and is a must as a sweet treat during summer - with pleanty of thick floating 38% cream. (Fløde)

300 g
4 dl
250 g
200 g
250 g
350 g
150 g
3 tablespoons
½ litre
1½ teaspoon


Rhubarb stalks
Red currants
Sugar (according to taste)
Potato starch or cornstarch
Whipping Cream - 38%
Vanilla powder or essence

Thick floating 38% Cream

"Rødgrød" is prepared and served - when all the Danish berries are ready to be picked and harvested during the summer season.

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Rødgrød med Fløde

Cut the Rhubarb stalks into small pieces and put them into the pot - then add water - currants and half of the pure blackcurrant berries. Leave some whole berries to give the dessert a decorative appearance.

Let it simmer for 6 minutes. Pour the juice back into the pot. Put the other berries in the pot and give a rehash - while stirring.

Add the fruit porridge levelling into the fruit pudding. Be sure there is no skin on the surface of the fruit mix. Finally ad the vanilla
powder or essence.

Pour the "rødgrød" pudding into a serving bowl.

Then serve cold with thick floating 38% Cream.

Ready-made "Rødgrød"

You can also buy the ready-made "Rødgrød" in supermarkets and grocery stores.

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