2023-05-13 – Celebrate Syttende Mai with the World’s Best Cake: Kvæfjordkake! (Online)



Saturday, May 13 (10:00 am-Noon CT)


Nevada Berg


This is an online class hosted on Zoom.  


Join celebrated cook and author Nevada Berg in making one of Norway’s most beloved cakes from her new cookbook, Norwegian Baking through the Seasons. Vanilla sponge baked with meringue becomes the centerpiece of this dreamy layer cake filled with custard and whipped cream. Come ready to learn, eat, and have fun!

This Vesterheim cooking class is designed as a small-group cook-along, and we invite exchange between the instructor and students in order to build community around food traditions. In this same spirit of sharing, we invite the whole family to experience this collaborative cooking and learning process. Only one registration is needed per household



Recipes will be sent to you approximately one week prior to class. Students will need to provide ingredients for the recipes.

Optional: Nevada's new cookbook Norwegian Baking Through the Seasons will be published in English in mid-April and will be available for purchase through Vesterheim Museum Store.

If you are registering for this class in a location outside the United States, you will need to provide your own supplies. Please contact folkartschool@vesterheim.org when you register for more information about what materials are required for this class.

Additional Supplies: 

Students will need to provide a computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.  

Special Instructions:   

When registering for the class, please make sure to use the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to. You will receive links to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the class. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient's email address or be prepared to forward all communications. 

Enrollment Deadline:  

May 5, 2023

Click here to learn more about instructor Nevada Berg.


This class is supported in part by a generous gift to the Vesterheim Annual Fund from Heather and Casey Miller.

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