This Week’s Christmas in July Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes is being hosted at Christmas Recipes
This very special Christmas-themed Recipe Carnival provides some absolutely amazing Holiday Recipes.
While you still have some time to plan for the Christmas Holiday and Thanksgiving Holidays you should try some of these that sound especially good and decide whether they should be added to your menu plans for your holiday meals and become a part of your family’s holiday traditions or should become a staple of your regular cooking all year ’round.
The Carnival is divided up into categories of Recipes for Christmas below:
And now for the cooking recipes.
Christmas Appetizers and Appetizer Recipes for Christmas
Chicken Corden Bleu
Mama Squirrel presents Christmas Day Lunch posted at Dewey’s Treehouse. She had this to say about these recipes “Some people don’t really eat lunch on Christmas Day, but we eat breakfast early enough that we’re hungry again by lunchtime.”
1 c Nonfat milk
1/2 c Sugar
2 pk Yeast
1/2 c Warm water (105 115’F.)
1/2 c Nonfat egg substitute
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/2 ts Salt
6 c Flour
1 Grated lemon zest
1 c Mixed candied fruit
1 c Golden raisins
1 tb Butter, melted
Red candied pineapple
Heat milk and sugar in saucepan to scalding, then cool to lukewarm.
Combine yeast and warm water in mixing bowl, stirring until yeast is dissolved.
Add cooled milk mixture to yeast mixture in mixing bowl.
Stir in egg substitute, vanilla and salt. Beat in 3 cups of flour and lemon zest.
Beat in remaining flour to make soft dough.
Knead in mixed candied fruit and raisins.
Knead about 10 minutes, until smooth and elastic.
Put dough in greased bowl and let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
Punch down. Divide dough in half. Roll first half of dough on lightly floured surface into oval about 1/4″ thick.
Fold in half lengthwise. Place on greased baking sheet. Brush with half of melted butter.
Repeat with second half of dough.
Cover loaves and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
Bake at 375’F. 25 30 minutes, until golden brown.
Let cool to warm.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar and decorate with candied pineapple or cherries.
Makes 2 loaves, or 16 servings.
Premade “Mixes in a Jar” make excellent Christmas Gifts for the chefs and foodies on your shopping list and Pancake Recipes has provided an example of one mix in a jar with their CINNAMON PANCAKES IN A JAR Recipe
Christmas Snacks – Christmas Snack Recipes
Christmas Candy Recipes- Christmas Candies
Christmas Drinks – Christmas Drink Recipes
Christmas Desserts – Dessert Recipes for Christmas
Diabetic Christmas Recipes
Christmas Pie Recipes – Christmas Pies
Christmas Cake Recipes – Christmas Cakes
“My family insists that I make this cake every Thanksgiving AND Christmas. And sometimes Easter. And for birthdays. And just because… ;)”
Christmas Cookie Recipes – Christmas Cookies
The Grande Finale – Christmas Trifle
Last but not least, the favorite recipes of all time right here on Christmas Recipes are the Trfile recipes that we have posted here in the past. We will include those here again as a fitting finish to the Christmas in July Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes.
Merry Christmas in July and all year ’round.
Christmas Tree Clipart courtesy of Christmas Tree Clipart
Since you now have plenty of Christmas Recipes, here are some other Christmas related sites to get you into the spirit of the “Christmas in July” Season include:
and this page with Handmade Christmas Stocking Designs for you to knit.
The next Carnival of the Recipes will be hosted at cehwiedel. The theme will be “Just Say No” (Recipes for restricted diets…low-carb, vegetarian, etc.)
The following week, the topic will be Slow Cooker Recipes and it will be hosted at Slow Cooker Recipes