new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Gustavus Adolphus Cake | by Hannes R
Back to photostream

Gustavus Adolphus Cake

A Gustav Adolfsbakelse ("Gustavus Adolphus Cake") is a cake eaten on Gustav Adolfsdagen ("Gustavus Adolphus Day"), November 6th, in memory of king Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, who was killed at the Battle of Lützen on this day in 1632.

 

More at Wikipedia:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Adolfsdagen

1,983 views
1 fave
0 comments
Taken on November 6, 2009