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Eight classic Swedish desserts to die for

Eight classic Swedish desserts to die for
One of the eight most mouth-watering desserts. But what is it? Photo: Maia Brindley Nilsson
While Sweden may not be known internationally as a culinary hotspot, the country's dessert scene offers plenty of classic dishes to satisfy your sweet tooth, says food blogger Maia Brindley Nilsson.

Have you given up on that New Year's resolution to eat healthier?

We certainly hope so, because after taking a look at these photos from The Local's food blogger Maia Brindley Nilsson, you'll be sure to craving dessert with tonight's dinner. 

IN PICTURES: See Sweden's eight most mouth-watering desserts

With everything from the colourful princesstårta to the rather unfortunately named "spit cake" (it's a lot more pleasant than it sounds), it's all here for your mouth-watering viewing pleasure. 

So what are you waiting for? Jump in and see if you can resist the temptations of eight classic Swedish desserts that are simply to die for. 

Maia Brindley Nilsson is a designer and food enthusiast based in Malmö, Sweden. Her food blog semiswede is "sort of about Sweden, and sort of not."

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