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Glad Kanelbullens Dag!

Published: October 4, 2017

Glad kanelbullens dag! Happy Cinnamon Bun Day!

Cinnamon Bun
Fika is an integral part of Swedish culture. Photo by Anjeli Lundblad on Unsplash

Kanelbullens dag is celebrated on October 4, but Swedes enjoy a cinnamon bun just about any day of the year. Pastries are integral to the Swedish tradition of fika, a uniquely Swedish custom that best translates as “coffee break” but is so much more than that. Fika is a chance to socialize, to relax in the middle of the day, to snack, to spend quality time with friends, to get to know someone new, and to top up on caffeine.

In honor of kanelbullens dag, we hope you’ll treat yourself to a fika sometime this week!

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