Friday, November 27, 2009

I trust you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. The food was wonderful and there is nothing better than time together with your loved ones.
Today My mind begins to focus on Christmas decorating. I will begin to put my holiday touches through out the house.

Being Friday it is time to take part in the Holiday recipe swap that is put on by Colleen of baby makes five.

I am including beverage recipes . Perfect for sipping while you decorate your tree.

Praline Coffee

3 c. hot brewed coffee
3/4 c. half and half
3/4 c. brown sugar, packed
2 T. butter
3/4 c. praline liquor or MAPLE SYRUP
garnish with sweetened whipped cream

Heat coffee half and half brown sugar and butter over medium heat. (do not boil)
Remove from heat and stir in liquor or syrup. Garnish with whipped tooping.

Spiced Hot cider

1 galon cider
1 c. brown sugar, packed
6-oz can frozen orange juice
1 cinnamon stick
3 whole cloves
3 whole all spice

Heat all ingredients and simmer. Remove spices before serving.

"egg" nog

3 oz pkg vanilla instant pudding
1/3 c sugar
8 c milk
2 t. vanilla extract
1/2 to 1 t. nutmeg

In large bowl mix first four ingredients until combined. add desired amount of nut meg. Serve chilled.

I am off to create some festive decorations.


  1. These sound wonderful for the Christmas season!

    Have fun decorating...

  2. OH YUMMO! I should have made something like those today!!

  3. Mmm - the praline coffee sounds terrific. Thanks for sharing these recipes!