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Everything You Need to Throw a Swedish Kräftskiva Crayfish Party

These 6 recipes are classics for the traditional August crayfish parties in Sweden called Kräftskiva. I've even included a FREE printable PDF download so you can make yourself a crayfish party hat!

DIY Crayfish Party Hat - Free Printable Download -

In Sweden, if you're going to a Kräftskiva you need to wear a crayfish hat! The crayfish hat and paper sun decorations are two iconic symbols of the crayfish party.

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DIY Crayfish Party Hat - Free Printable Download -

Crayfish with Dill -

This is THE classic recipe for the star of the crayfish party!

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Crayfish with Dill -

Västerbottenpaj -

This cheese and mushroom pie is a classic Swedish dish that you'll find at many a kraftskïva.

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Västerbottenpaj -

Tomato & Blueberry Salad -

I just love how this salad sings of Summer in both looks and taste! I think it's the perfect accompaniment to the crayfish and it makes your table so special.

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Tomato & Blueberry Salad -

Hårt Bröd -

This is a traditional Swedish crispbread that is a MUST for your crayfish party! The texture is wonderful and the fennel and anise give it a wonderfully deep flavor. This recipe is from my friend Lotta Jansdotter.

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Hårt Bröd -

Blueberry Thousand Layer Cake -

What better way to cap off a kraftskïva than with a blueberry pancake cake?! This is one of my most favorite desserts of all time!

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Blueberry Thousand Layer Cake -

Crayfish Salad -

I doubt you'll have any leftover crayfish, but if you do, you can make this delightful salad. I love to serve the salad with hårt bröd.

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Crayfish Salad -

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