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Desserts & Sweets

Bourbon or Whiskey Balls

Bourbon or Whiskey Balls are a breeze to make, and they retain their alcoholic zing!

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White Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

trifleFor variations, after cake is placed in bowl you can soak w/ liquor of choice (rum, brandy, orange or raspberry liquor, etc.). You can also use other flavors of instant pudding with different pound cakes (eg. Lemon on Lemon)

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Andrews Bridge Peachy Bread Pudding

breadpuddingNote: Depending on size of the bread loaves, you may need to add or cut back on liquid amounts. More maple syrup and/or schnapps can be added if mixture looks too dry.


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Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

...a chocolate-lover's delight! Small poundcakes are wonderful to give as gifts, and the full size cake goes over great at hunt breakfasts!

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Saga Bleu, Brie and Caramel Nut Torte

Serve with crusty breads, crackers, and apple and pear slices.

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Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

4 cups Half & Half2 cups sugar½ cup melted butter3 eggs – beaten2 tbsp vanilla extract1½ tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmegOne 10-ounce loaf dry French bread, torn into bite-size pieces1 cup raisins1 cup shredded coconut1 cup chopped pecans Whiskey Sauce:1½ cups confectioners sugar1/2 cup butter1 egg yolk1/2 cup whiskey Combine the Half & Half, sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl. Mix well. Stir in bread, raisins, coconut and pecans. Spoon into a buttered 9×13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 decrees for 1¼ hours or until golden brown (do not over-bake). To make Whiskey Sauce: Combine the confectioners sugar and butter in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir a small amount of the hot mixture into the egg yolk. Stir the egg yolk into the hot mixture. Add the whiskey gradually, stirring constantly. The sauce will thicken as it cools. Spoon pudding into dessert bowls. Drizzle with warm whiskey sauce.    ... This content is for subscribers only.Log In Join Now
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Thin Chocolate-Chip Cookies

2 sticks unsalted butter, softened (not margarine. Bring butter to room temperature.)½ cup sugar1½ cups (packed) brown sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1¾ cups all purpose flour¾ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips Preheat over to 350° FCream the butter and sugars (food processor works for this). Beat the eggs and vanilla until well blended. In a separate large bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking soda. Combine butter mixture and flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop small spoonfuls onto non-stick baking sheets. Bake for 6 or 7 minutes at 350. Let cool. Important: If cookies have not flattened after 3½ minutes in the oven, take out tray and smack it on the counter twice.    ... This content is for subscribers only.Log In Join Now
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Carolina Trifle

This recipe originally came from Margaret Varn, an early Belle Meade member. Jean Derrick tweaked it by substituting low-fat and low-carbohydrate ingredients.

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Master James’ Favorite Coca-Cola Cake

CAKE:2 cups sugar2 cups all-purpose flour1½ cups small marshmallows½ cup butter or margarine½ cup vegetable oil3 tablespoons cocoa1 cup Coca-Cola½ cup buttermilk1 teaspoon baking soda2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract FROSTING:½ cup butter3 tablespoons cocoa6 tablespoons Coca-Cola1 (16-ounce) box confectioner’s sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, sift sugar and flour. Add marshmallows. In a saucepan, mix butter, oil, cocoa, and Coca-Cola. Bring to a boil and pour over dry ingredients. Blend well. Add buttermilk, baking soda, eggs and vanilla extract, mixing well. Pour into a well-greased 9- by 13-inch pan. Bake 45 minutes. Remove from oven and frost immediately. To make frosting, combine butter, cocoa and Coca-Cola in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and pour over confectioner’s sugar, blending well. Add vanilla extract and pecans. Spread over hot cake. When cool, cut into squares and serve.... This content is for subscribers only.Log In Join Now
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