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Swedish bakery products?

Growing up in Quincy we had Grahns which has been gone now for many many years. I miss the cardamom braids and almond tortes, but as far as I know there aren't any Swedish bakeries anywhere near. So, I'm thinking about ordering online from Swedish Bakery unless someone else can clue me in on where to find these products?

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  1. I believe Crown Bakery in Worcester is Swedish. Maybe too far for you, but still closer than on-online.

    Crown Bakery
    133 Gold Star Blvd
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508) 852-0746

    1. Bolton Orchards in Bolton carries the Swedish/Finnish braided cardamom loaves made by a local Scandinavian baker. Call first before going because once they sell out, that is it until delivery the next week.

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      1. re: Kat

        Thank you. I'll keep them in mind as they're closer than Worcester. I ended up ordering from Swedisuh Bakery in Chicago. Delivery charge was $20 for a cardamom braid; half dozen almond tortes and an apple ring. Hoping it's good .

      2. Ohlin's Bakery, Cushing Square in Belmont has limpa bread, cardamom braids and other Swedish pastries. And awesome donuts.

        1. There's not much, and Danish Pastry House doesn't cross the border. On the other hand, you can get some fika and pearl sugar at IKEA, natch.

          1. There is a place in Reading Center, right at the train tracks called Swiss Bakers- I think it is a chain, but it may have what you are looking for? http://www.swissbakers.com/

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            1. re: food_lubber

              Swissbakers is great, but Swiss =/= Swedish. Not even close.

            2. Thanks for all the replies. I just wanted to update that I received my order from the Swedish Bakery in Chicago and we are thrilled with the items we ordered.

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                1. re: CookieLee

                  I ordered the apple walnut ring; cardamom braid and mazariners (almond torts). The apples in the ring were diced quite small but the pastry had a wonderful apple flavor. Perfect for breakfast as it wasn't overly sweet.

                  1. re: Pegmeister

                    Man, I was so upset when IKEA stopped stocking mazariners. Fortunately, they're in their "fika" cookbook, and I am a sucker for fika.

              1. The Swedish Crown Bakery in Worcester brings breads every year to SWEA's Swedish Yuletide Festival at the Cyclorama - there's all sorts of other crafts and other goods as well...it's $10 a person to enter, but worth it. (can you say cloudberry jam? yum)


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                1. re: amidalailama

                  That's cool. I am the original poster and this thread is a year old but I do appreciate your info! I continue to order from Swedish Bakery in Andersonville and have been pleased with their products.