Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule

A Classic gingery Moscow Mule updated with the Autumnal flavors of apple and cranberry! Ingredients ice 4 ounces vodka ¼ cup cranberry juice ½ cup sparkling apple juice 2 ginger beers fresh cranberries for garnish Instructions Fill two large glasses with ice. Add the Vodka and cranberry juice. Add the sparkling apple juice and then…

vanilla cranberry mimosa

Ingredients: For the cocktail: 1 1/2 oz pumpkin pie spiced bourbon 1 1/2 oz pear syrup 1/4 oz lemon juice 2 oz sparkling water For the pumpkin pie spiced bourbon: 375ml bottle of bourbon 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice blend For the pear syrup (makes ~6-8 oz):  1 cup chopped bartlett pear (~ 1 large…

PUMPKIN PIE BOURBON AND PEAR COCKTAIL

Ingredients: For the cocktail: 1 1/2 oz pumpkin pie spiced bourbon 1 1/2 oz pear syrup 1/4 oz lemon juice 2 oz sparkling water For the pumpkin pie spiced bourbon: 375ml bottle of bourbon 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice blend For the pear syrup (makes ~6-8 oz):  1 cup chopped bartlett pear (~ 1 large…

Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

prep 20 mins cook 10 mins total 30 mins author bakerbynature yield 4 servings This stunning cranberry and cinnamon whiskey sour is the ultimate holiday cocktail! Ingredients Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour – Baker by Nature Makes 4 cocktails Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cranberries 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 3/4 cup…

Candy Cane-Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Take that, peppermint mocha. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. whole milk 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 candy cane 3 tbsp. sipping chocolate 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 oz. Kahlua whipped cream candy canes DIRECTIONS In a saucepan over low heat, warm whole milk and heavy cream. Add 1 candy cane and…

Mulled Wine Sangria

Give sangria a holiday twist by making a mulled wine studded with red and green fruit. It’s perfect hot or cold, so the choice is yours. Want to keep it warm during your holiday party? Pop the sangria in your slow cooker on the “keep warm” setting (or low). LEVEL: MODERATE YIELD: 6 TO 8…

Pear Mimosas

On its own, pear nectar can be a little, well, thick. But cut it with 2 parts dry champagne and you’re in business. TOTAL TIME: 0:05 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 3/4 c. pear nectar 1 bottle champagne Pear slices, for garnish DIRECTIONS In champagne flutes, add pear nectar and top off with…

Pomegranate Moscow Mule

This festive twist on the classic cocktail will kill it at all your holiday parties.Moscow mules are even better with holiday flavors. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 2 oz. vodka 1 oz. pomegranate juice 1 tbsp. pomegranate seeds 1 tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp. honey 1/2 c. ice ginger beer Sprig of Rosemary DIRECTIONS In…

Pomegranate Mimosas

Sweet and slightly tart, these ruby-red mimosas are classy for any party. TOTAL TIME: 0:05 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 c. sweetened pomegranate juice 1 bottle champagne Pomegranate seeds, for garnish DIRECTIONS In champagne flutes, fill with 1/4 cup sweetened pomegranate juice and top off with champagne. Garnish with pomegranate seeds.

Gingerbread Eggnog White Russian

Everyone’s favorite holiday drink gets boozy and a little spicy. TOTAL TIME: 0:05 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 2 SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 1/2 tsp. cinnamon for rimming glasses 2 tsp. sugar for rimming glasses 4 oz. eggnog 4 oz. vodka 4 oz. Kahlua 3 tsp. 3 teaspoons molasses 1/8 tsp. ginger Whipped cream for topping Molasses drizzle…

Fireball Hot Toddies

This can cure your cold and your winter blues. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 2 c. boiling water 1/4 c. warm caramel 2 tsp. honey Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/4 c. Fireball 2 cinnamon sticks 2 star anise DIRECTIONS Bring water to a boil and dip glasses in caramel. Add honey to each glass and…

Recipe of Coconut and Litchi Creme Caramel

An Asian twist to caramel custard with lychees and coconut milk. Ingredients 400 ml coconut milk 100 gm sugar 6 eggs 100 gms chopped lychees 150 gms sugar for caramel 1 big pinch nutmeg 1 cup water How to Make Coconut and Litchi Creme Caramel Heat the coconut milk, add sugar, eggs and nutmeg. Don’t…

Recipe of Caramel Custard

Ingredients 125 gms sugar 1/2 liter milk 4 Tbsp custard powder (vanilla flavored) 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 2 tsp chocolate (powdered) How to Make Caramel Custard Caramelize 25 gm of sugar in a non stick pan with 1 tablespoon of water. Boil on a low flame for ten minutes till the sugar turns into golden…

Recipe of Floating Islands

Fluffy meringue mixture cooks in the hot custard just off the stovetop. Ingredients 5 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 tsp salt 4 cups milk – scalded 1 tsp vanilla How to Make Floating Islands Beat three egg yolks and two whole eggs slightly. Add sugar and salt, mix well and add hot milk gradually, stirring…

Recipe of Fruit Trifle

Enjoy digging into this colourful dessert layered with fruits, cake, custard and jelly. Ingredients 1 tin stewed fruits Sponge cake bits to layer 1 cup custard powder 3 cups Milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 bowl Jelly, any flavour Bourbon biscuits to layer How to Make Fruit Trifle Make the Jelly and…

Recipe of Coconut Custard with Jamun Sauce

A smooth coconut custard with a beautiful looking jamun sauce. The jamun sauce has mild flavors of cardamom and rose water. Ingredients 250 ml coconut milk 4 eggs 100 gm castor sugar For the jamun sauce: 250 gm sugar 250 ml water 6 pc cardamom 200 gm jamun berries 2 Tbsp rose water How to…

Recipe of Lagan Nu Custard

‘Lagan-Nu-Custard’ is a Parsi dessert prepared during weddings. The name itself means ‘wedding custard’. Made with simple everyday ingredients like milk, eggs, butter and nuts. Ingredients Oven temp: 350 F-180 C 5 cups (1 kg) full cream milk 1/4 cup sugar 6 green cardamoms 1/8 tsp nutmeg – powdered together with the cardamoms 1/2 tsp…

Recipe of Fruit Custard

The good old custard made with eggs, sugar, milk, cardamom and a hint of vanilla. Ingredients 4 egg yolks 3 Tbsp sugar 400 ml milk 100 ml cream 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 4 green cardamom cloves 1 Tbsp flour, to thicken 1 1/2 cups freshly cut fruits How to Make Fruit Custard On a double…

Recipe of Detox Tofu Dessert

Ingredients 1 cup tofu 1 cup strawberries 1/2 tsp orange zest, grated 1 Tbsp honey How to Make Detox Tofu Dessert In a blender add tofu, strawberry, honey and orange zest. Mix well. Pour out in a cup. Garnish with orange zest and fresh strawberries.

Chaitra Navratri 2017 Special

Orange and Basil Juice   Ingredients 2 oranges 6 basil leaves, fresh A drizzle of honey, optional 4-5 ice cubes Method Peal the oranges and place them in the blender along with the other ingredients. Blend for a few seconds and then strain into a glass. Garnish with a few basil leaves and serve.  …

Churn It Up: How to Make Buttermilk at Home

In India, what we call buttermilk isn’t exactly what it stands for. However, in common parlance, the delicious curd-based drink called chaas, has come to be known as buttermilk for lack of a better term. Traditionally made by churning out the butter from milk, or even curd (think of Lord Krishna’s love for churned butter),…

Mint Lassi (Chaitra Navratri 2017 Special)

A yogurt based drink with the freshness of mint! Ingredients 300 ml curd 2 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp dried mint Roasted ground cumin 1 tray of ice cubes Method Add curd in a container. Add sugar and add dried mint and mix it well. Add a few ice cubes. And garnish with a little ground…

Watermelon, Mint, Lime & Ginger Slushie

Ingredients 1 Large watermelon 2 Lemons 1 cup orange juice 20 gms ginger Sugar Handful of Mint leaves Crushed Ice Method Remove watermelon seeds Cut it into dices, Grind together mint leaves, chopped ginger, sugar, crushed ice & diced watermelon in a juicer. Serve.

Hot White Chocolate

Ingredients 500 ml milk 250 ml coconut milk 75 gms white chocolate 1 vanilla pod Method Boil together milk, coconut milk & white chocolate in a container. Add 1 vanilla pod. Serve hot.

No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream

Ingredients: 10.53 fl oz (.658 pint) double cream 6 oz (ounce) condensed milk 2 tablespoon(s) instant espresso powder 2 tablespoon(s) espresso liqueur 2 500ml (2.11 cups) airtight tubs or containers Method: Whisk all the ingredients together until soft peaks form, and you have a gorgeous, caffe-latte-coloured airy mixture, and then fill airtight containers, and freeze…

Mocktail Recipes

Christmas Cranberry Crush Crushed ice 3 parts cranberry juice 1 part orange juice 1 part ginger ale Pinch of cinnamon Stir well, pour over ice and serve with lemon/orange wedge Caribbean Cream 1 small banana 1 measure lemon juice 1 measure milk Crushed ice Blend well and serve over crushed ice Thirst Aid 2 parts…

Pina Colada

40ml dark rum 50ml lite coconut cream 10ml pineapple juice Combine all in mixing glass with crushed ice, Shake vigorously. Serve with pineapple and cherry garnish. To make a non-alcoholic pina colada just minus the rum.

9 Delicious Coffee Recipes

1. Caramel Latte INGREDIENTS: ¼ c. PJ’s Iced Coffee Concentrate 5 tbsp. caramel sundae syrup, plus additional for garnish 1 tbsp. vanilla flavored syrup ¼ c. cold milk 1 ½ c. ice cubes Whipped cream, for garnish PREPARATION: Place PJ’s Iced Coffee Concentrate, caramel sundae syrup, vanilla syrup, and cold milk in blender container. Cover…

11 Smoothies & Spritzers Easy Recipes

Apricot Smoothie 3/4 cup Canned apricots, packed in water or light syrup 1/2 cup Orange juice 1/2 cup Nonfat or low-fat yogurt 1 1/2 cup Ice cubes (optional) 1. Drain liquid from apricots. 2. Put all ingredients into blender. 3. Blend until smooth, about 4 minutes. 4. Pour into a tall glass. Banana Smoothie 1…

Caliente Mango Sorbet

Ingredients 1 cup water 2/3 cup honey 1 red Fresno chili, halved lengthwise 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 20 ounces (about 4 cups) frozen mango chunks 1 cup fresh orange juice, from about 4 oranges 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, from about 2 limes Preparation Combine water, honey, chili and salt in a pan and bring…