New Year’s Raspberry Champagne Recipe

Nothing says Happy News Year better than a yummy champagne cocktail. One of my favorite flavors is raspberry. I’ve developed this amazing Valentine’s Day Raspberry Champagne Recipe. Fresh Raspberries (about 2 cups) Simple Syrup 1 Bottle Moscato sparkling or your favorite sweet champagne 1 bottle Chambord® or your favorite Raspberry Liqueur Fresh raspberries Muddle raspberries a few raspberries. Strain to remove seeds. Add to champagne glass & mix with 1 shot simple syrup. Add 1 shot of Chambord®. Top the glass off with Sparkling Moscato. Add simple syrup to taste. Add a few whole raspberries for garnish.

How to Make a PYO (Paint your own) Cookie

This is a simple to follow recipe for How to Make a PYO (Paint your own) Cookie by Brooke Houschildt  Royal Icing 2 Lbs Confectioner Sugar 1/3 C plus one tablespoon Meringue Powder ¾ C Water (Approx.) Add half of the water to the Meringue Powder. Mix with a hand whisk or mixer until dissolved. Add powdered sugar and beat with paddle on low until all sugar is incorporated and then mix on medium-high for 4-6 minutes. Icing will be stiff. (Keep covered with a damp cloth at all times.) To thin, add a few drops of water at a …

Arrington, College Grove & Nolensville Shopping 2022

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Lilac & Crème brings more than just a cheesecake to the table

To be sure, there is of course no shortage of home-delivered cheesecake offerings on the market these days — but it’s a pretty safe bet that none offer such a unique combination of creatively clever packaging and presentation; real, pure ingredients; decadent taste and overall impression and experience as the Lilac & Creme line of cheesecakes. https://lilacandcreme.com/Lilac & Crème brings more than just a cheesecake to the table.The first thing you notice, before you even see the handsomely hand-decorated cake, is its attractive and ingenious magnetic luxe gift box.The way this presentation falls open to reveal the beautiful cheesecake inside …

Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies were my Mother’s favorite at Christmas. I remember baking them with her when I was little. I always tried to peek at them in the oven. Mom would say, “Don’t do that or they will be ruined. Trust me.” Enjoy making these with your friends and family. 4 eggs white at room temperature 1 cup sugar ½ tsp. vanilla ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar   Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In large mixing bowl beat egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff. Add sugar. Slowly add vanilla. Cut a small hole in the top of a pastry …

Cherry Almond Shortbread Cookies

Recipe by Cyd Vacio These Soft and buttery shortbread cookies flavored with cherry and almond, then finished off with sweet white chocolate. This cookie dough must be chilled, so plan accordingly. Prep Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes Cook Time: 11 minutes Total Time: 5 hours, 15 minutes Yield: 24 cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 2/3 cup (134g) granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 Tablespoon (15ml) maraschino cherry juice 2 cups (240g) all-purpose flour (spoon & leveled) 16 maraschino cherries (drained and chopped) optional: 4 ounces white chocolate Instructions Using a handheld or stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat the butter on high speed …

Spritz Cookies

This is one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes. I’ve been making it for years. You’ll need a cookie press. 1 cup butter ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 2 ¼ cups sifted flour ½ tsp. baking powder dash of salt ½ tsp. almond extract 1 package dark chocolate (melted) sprinkles   Cream butter and add egg. Beat on high for 2 minutes until smooth and creamy. Add sifted dry ingredients and extract. Fill cookie press with the dough and form cookies on ungreased cookie sheet. Put parchment paper on cookie sheet. Some people pipe the spritz cookies instead of using …