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Christmas punch with eggnog

This Christmas punch with eggnog flavored additionally with some orange liqueur. A dry white wine in a small saucepan, pour caramel syrup and add flavor with star anise, cloves and half a cinnamon stick. If you prefer sweet white wine, you can omit the caramel syrup, which, however, lost the light caramel note is that rounds off the Christmas punch with eggnog.


Add the white wine while stirring bring to a boil, switch back to low temperature and let the white wine take a few minutes to take full aroma of the spices. The spices are best removed with a strainer and pour eggnog in the white wine. Continue reading

Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies can be baked especially fond of children, as each child cut out his own Christmas cookies with colored frosting, sprinkles or decorating sugar pearls. The pastry can be prepared very well, because he should have to chill for at least 1 hour in refrigerator well. You can also prepare the dough a day before baking and place overnight in the refrigerator. Provide for the pastry, first softened butter (room temperature) in the bowl of food processor. Set up a bio for butter and egg.


First mix the butter on low heat with the sugar and egg. The higher speed turn slowly and stir in the butter until creamy. The kitchen off the machine and replace the whisk with a dough hook. Flour in a small bowl and fill (approximately 4 g) with a teaspoon of baking powder. The flour to butter and knead on low power. The dough with a small pinch of salt seasoning and knead until it is crumbly. Continue reading

Advent bread

Bread is a very nice Christmas gift for the Christmas season, because it is durable and long all the more succulent flavor, the longer pull the dried fruit. The heavy gingerbread dough before baking should necessarily stand over night, so he has enough time to rise and rest before slicing 4 days, so that it is juicy. Honey and butter in a small saucepan and melt fill stirring with a wooden spoon.


Brown sugar to dissolve the honey and let cool. Potash and ammonium carbonate dissolved in rose water.Flour with cocoa and gingerbread spice mix. Add a medium organic eggs, honey and rose water mixed the dough and knead thoroughly until all ingredients are well combined. Whole almonds, hazelnuts, red cherries, currants and dried apricots mix into the dough. Moisten a clean dish towel, can cover the gingerbread dough and go to overnight. Preheat the oven to 160 °. Baking paper cut to fit a 25-box shape. The shape and line with greased paper. Pour the dough and flatten with your hands. Continue reading