Day: March 23, 2017

23 Mar

Pecan Pie

Ingredients:

� lb butter (this is about 115g)
1 Cup sugar
3 beaten eggs
� Cup Karo syrup (a brand of corn syrup)
� Cup honey
� tsp vanilla
� tsp lemon juice
1-2 cups of chopped or whole pecans (as you prefer)
1 pinch cinnamon
1 pinch nutmeg (optional, for a more exotic aroma)
9-inch uncooked pie shell

Instructions:

• Preheat oven to 325 degree Fahrenheit (or 160 degree Celsius).
• In a heavy-bottomed sauce pan, brown butter over medium high heat to get a nice nutty aroma for the pie. Be careful not to burn it. Remove and allow to cool slightly.
• In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, eggs, syrup and honey. Using a wire whisk, blend all ingredients well.
• Add the brown butter, lemon juice, vanilla and pecans. Season with cinnamon and nutmeg. Continue to whip until all ingredients are well blended.
• Pour into pie shell and bake on center rack of oven for 45 minutes to an hour.
• Remove and allow to cool .

23 Mar

Kiddy Fruity Honey Smoothie

Ingredients:

* Half a banana

* 5 strawberries

* 250 grams plain yoghurt

* 2 teaspoon honey

* ice cubes

Directions:

• Cut up the banana into pieces and put them into a blender with the strawberries.

• Add yoghurt, honey and ice cubes.

• Blend the mixture to make a delicious, smooth, cool drink.

• Serves: 1

23 Mar

Avocado Delight

Ingredients:

• 3 large, fully ripe avocados

• 1 tablespoon honey

• Half cup fresh low-fat cream

• Half cup fresh milk

• Raisins

 

Directions:

• Cut avocados in halves lengthways, remove seeds and reserve.

• Scoop pulp from shells and mash smoothly with a spoon.

• Add honey to taste and stir in the fresh cream, milk, and raisins.

Put into serving bowl, return seeds to the pulp, cover closely with plastic wrap and chill before serving. The seeds in the puree are supposed to keep the avocado from discoloring. Make sure that the surface is protected from air by putting the plastic on the surface of the mixture.

• Serves. 4-6

23 Mar

Yummy Honey Cake Recipe

This lovely honey cake recipe is contributed by Gen from Sydney, Australia. She runs easy-recipes-for-families.com, a website packed with great easy recipes specially designed for busy moms. For more ideas on how to prepare quick, easy and yet nutritious meals for your family, visit the Easy Recipes for Families site. Enjoy!

 

Ingredients:

• 2 oz/50 gm butter
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 2 eggs, beaten
• 1/3 cup honey
• 3 tbspn self raising flour
• 1 tbspn lemon juice (from bottled juice)
• 2 cups ricotta cheese (a common Italian dessert ingredient)
• 2 tbspn rum

 

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 360F/180C
• Melt butter in sauce pan over moderate heat. Add sugar.
• Stir to combine well. Take it off the heat immediately when the butter has melted.
• Stir till the mixture becomes thicker.
• Add in all the remaining ingredients.
• Combine well.
• Pour batter into a round silicone baking tray.
• Bake for 30 minutes.
• Allow to cool.

 

Tips:

1. Serve cooled with a sprinkling of cinnamon over the top.
2. As an option, serve this with fresh tart fruit like kiwi and strawberries with ice cream.
3. Rum seems to retain its liquor flavour, more so than brandy.
4. Using silicone baking trays means there’s no fuss in having to grease and line baking trays.

23 Mar

Yummy Honey Cake Recipe

This lovely honey cake recipe is contributed by Gen from Sydney, Australia. She runs easy-recipes-for-families.com, a website packed with great easy recipes specially designed for busy moms. For more ideas on how to prepare quick, easy and yet nutritious meals for your family, visit the Easy Recipes for Families site. Enjoy!

 

Ingredients:

• 2 oz/50 gm butter
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 2 eggs, beaten
• 1/3 cup honey
• 3 tbspn self raising flour
• 1 tbspn lemon juice (from bottled juice)
• 2 cups ricotta cheese (a common Italian dessert ingredient)
• 2 tbspn rum

 

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 360F/180C
• Melt butter in sauce pan over moderate heat. Add sugar.
• Stir to combine well. Take it off the heat immediately when the butter has melted.
• Stir till the mixture becomes thicker.
• Add in all the remaining ingredients.
• Combine well.
• Pour batter into a round silicone baking tray.
• Bake for 30 minutes.
• Allow to cool.

 

Tips:

1. Serve cooled with a sprinkling of cinnamon over the top.
2. As an option, serve this with fresh tart fruit like kiwi and strawberries with ice cream.
3. Rum seems to retain its liquor flavour, more so than brandy.
4. Using silicone baking trays means there’s no fuss in having to grease and line baking trays.

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