Layered Rye Bread Dessert

Latvian traditional Rye Bread dessert. Simple. Delicious.


All you have to find is Rye bread crumbs or dark rye bread! Everything else is easy!

Healthy Layered Latvian Rye Bread Dessert

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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Latvian dessert



  • 3 slices dark rye bread (~160 grams)
  • 6 tbsp lingonberry, blackcurrant, cranberry juice or jam (I prefer juice!)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 100 g wiped cream and vanilla sugar to make a wiped cream


  1. Grate slices of bread. Heat skillet and toast breadcrumbs over medium heat. Sprinkle with cinnamon and leave to cool.
  2. Make wiped cream.
  3. Mix bread crumbs with juice or jam.
  4. Start layering your dessert into dessert glass. Starting with breadcrumbs followed by whipped cream and continue until all the breadcrumb mixture is used.


14 thoughts on “Layered Rye Bread Dessert

  1. I love thhe simplicity of so many Latvian dishes (of which I’ve learned just from your blog); simple but always delicious. I have liked the black rye bread since I first tasted it many years ago but would never have thought of using it in this way. I will.

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