‘Pig’ Out During the Holidays

Friday, December 18, 2015 | 10:59 pm

Copenhagen Pastry Bite-size cakesThis season, celebrate the holidays with some Old World treats. Stop by Copenhagen Pastry, an authentic Danish bakery in Pasadena. This season, they are offering a three treats that will be the stars of your family’s celebration.

Try a traditional Marzipan Pig. These sweet swines are thought to bring good luck and prosperity. This tradition stems from Eastern Europe’s farming days when wealth was measured in livestock. Each pig comes in a gift box with Copenhagen Pastry’s trademark orange ribbon. You can order a pig or two to be shipped anywhere in the United States. But hurry, these jolly pigs won’t last long.

Copenhagen Pastry also offers a Gift Box of bite-size Cakes which includes Napoleon Hat, Kransecake, Romkugle, Almond Mazarin and Coconut Top cakes. Kranscake is an almond flavored dream combined with dark chocolate and Romkulge is a combination of chocolate and rum topped with chocolate sprinkles.

No celebration would be complete without Santa’s cookies. Pick up an assortment of Butter Cookies with Almonds, Ginger, Vanilla, and Cinnamon Cookies. These melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies and flavorful Cinnamon cookies will have Santa scurrying down the chimney in no time.

Unlike other bakeries, Copenhagen Pastry crafts light, delicately sweet pastries. They are made with traditional recipes and usually filled with almond paste, custard with cinnamon or raspberry and raspberry fruit fillings. These dessert will leave you feeling jolly.

Copenhagen Pastry is located at 3731 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena. Call (626) 792-7200 or visit www.copenhagenpastry.com for more information.

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