Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  162
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  23 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  28 mg
  • Sodium  48 mg
  • Potassium  30 mg
  • Phosphorus  35 mg
  • Calcium  16 mg
  • Fiber  0.4 g

Swedish Rusks

DaVita renal dietitians from Minnesota share some of their favorite regional recipes that have been modified for the dialysis diet. By limiting phosphorus, potassium and sodium, dialysis patients can enjoy delicious Swedish Rusks.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Sandra, RD LD, from Minnesota.

Portions: 36     Serving size: 1 piece

Ingredients

  •  2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • nonstick cooking spray

Preparation

  1.  In a large bowl mix all ingredients until a stiff dough forms. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 325° F.
  3. Spray jelly roll pan with nonstick cooking spray. Press dough into the pan.
  4. Place in oven and bake for 45 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Make 1” slices across the jelly roll pan (the short way). Cut each length into 3 pieces for a total of 36 rusks. Flip each slice on its side on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake an additional 45 minutes at 275° F. 
  8. Turn off oven and leave rusks in oven overnight (or for at least 8 hours). The cooked rusks will resemble biscotti.
  9. Serve with morning coffee or as a snack anytime.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

    • 1-1/2 starch
    • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Alternatively, dough can be shaped into 2 rectangular loaves instead of pressing it into the jelly roll pan. Slice into 1” pieces, lay cut side down and continue baking.
 

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