Desserts Strawberry Delight Torte This torte is extremely festive looking and yet so simple to make. It can also be prepared ahead of time.
1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup cold butter 2/3 cup finely chopped pecans 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 package (16 oz.) frozen sliced sweetened strawberries, thawed 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped fresh strawberries and mint sprigs, optional
In a large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Press on to the bottom of an un-greased 9 inch spring form pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool to room temperature. In a large bowl, combine marshmallow crème and lemon juice. Stir in strawberries. Fold in whipped cream. Pour over the crust. Cover and freeze 20 minutes before serving. Garnish with strawberries and mint if desired. Jean Mantie
Mini Cinnamon Roll Cookies 1 cup butter, softened 1 ¾ cups sugar, divided 3 egg yolks 1 Tbsp. + 1Tsp. Honey, divided 1 Tsp. Vanilla extract 2 ½ cups flour 1 Tsp. Baking powder ½ Tsp. Salt ½ Tsp. Cream of Tartar 1 Tbsp. cinnamon 8 oz. White baking chocolate, chopped
remaining cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes until set. Cool on wire racks. In a small bowl, melt chocolate with remaining honey, stir until smooth and drizzle over cookies. Stand until set. Joyce Walker
MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE STAFF AT PHARMASAVE RIVERSIDE
In a large bowl cream butter, 1 ¼ cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, 1 Tbsp. honey and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and Cream of Tartar. Gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Shape a heaping tablespoon of the dough into 6” log. In a shallow bowl, combine the cinnamon and remaining sugar, roll log in cinnamon sugar. Loosely coil log into spiral shape, place on a greased baking sheet. Repeat, placing cookies 1” apart. Sprinkle with
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Section U of the November 22, 2013 edition of the Penticton Western News