Marzipan pig

The marzipan pig is a traditional German and Scandinavian confectionery consisting of marzipan shaped as a pig.wikipedia
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The marzipan pig is a traditional German and Scandinavian confectionery consisting of marzipan shaped as a pig.
In Denmark and Norway, it is common to eat marzipan pigs for Christmas and marzipan shaped as eggs for Easter, and Kransekage for New Year's Eve.

Christmas in Norway

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During Jul in Norway, a tradition is to eat a rice porridge known as risgrøt; a single almond is hidden in the porridge.
Whoever gets the almond wins a prize, usually a marzipan pig.

The Marzipan Pig

The Marzipan Pig (1986, ISBN: 0-374-34859-6) is a children's book by Russell Hoban.
The plot involves a marzipan pig that has somehow fallen behind a couch.

Risalamande

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The same tradition exists for Christmas Eve in Denmark, but with risalamande.
Normally, a whole almond is added to the dessert, and the person who finds it wins a small prize—such as a chocolate heart, a marzipan pig, or a small board game.

Posankka

Posankka is a hybrid marzipan pig–rubber ducky statue in Turku, Finland near the University of Turku.
The statue, which is located near the campus area of the University of Turku and the Turku Student Village, represents a hybrid between a marzipan pig ("possu") and a rubber duck ("ankka").

Norway

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During Jul in Norway, a tradition is to eat a rice porridge known as risgrøt; a single almond is hidden in the porridge.

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During Jul in Norway, a tradition is to eat a rice porridge known as risgrøt; a single almond is hidden in the porridge.

Rice pudding

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During Jul in Norway, a tradition is to eat a rice porridge known as risgrøt; a single almond is hidden in the porridge.

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During Jul in Norway, a tradition is to eat a rice porridge known as risgrøt; a single almond is hidden in the porridge.

Russell Hoban

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The Marzipan Pig (1986, ISBN: 0-374-34859-6) is a children's book by Russell Hoban.

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The story was filmed as one of the HBO Storybook Musicals.

Rubber duck

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Posankka is a hybrid marzipan pig–rubber ducky statue in Turku, Finland near the University of Turku.

Turku

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Posankka is a hybrid marzipan pig–rubber ducky statue in Turku, Finland near the University of Turku.

Finland

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Posankka is a hybrid marzipan pig–rubber ducky statue in Turku, Finland near the University of Turku.

New Year's Eve

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Finally a tiny marzipan pig is consumed for more good luck.

Pig

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In Germany, pigs are known as a symbol for good luck. Marzipan pigs are a popular confectionery, especially as a gift on New Year's Eve.