Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Angel Angel Food Coconut Cream Cake Christmas Recipe December 18, 2008

Angel Food Coconut Cream Cake

1 (8- or 9-inch) purchased round angel food cake
1 (21 ounce) can coconut pie filling
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 tablespoons coconut, lightly toasted

Split cake horizontally to make 4 layers. (To split, mark side of
cake with toothpicks and cut with long, thin serrated knife.) Place
bottom layer on serving plate; spread with 1/3 cup of the pie
filling. Repeat with 2 more layers. Replace top cake layer. Frost top
and sides of cake with whipped topping. Sprinkle top with coconut.
Store in refrigerator.

Makes 12 servings.

 

Red Velvet Cake Recipes December 25, 2007

Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 ounce liquid red food color
3/4 cup water
1 pudding-type cake mix (white or yellow)
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon butter flavoring
4 tablespoons buttermilk powder
1 tablespoon white vinegar

Directions:

Heat oven to 325F.

Mix together cocoa powder, red food color, and a small amount of the water forming a paste. Add remaining ingredients except vinegar. Mix 2-3 minutes on medium speed until well blended. Add vinegar and blend completely. Pour batter into prepared 9″ x 13″ cake pan and bake for approximately 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

 

Fruitcake Recipe December 20, 2007

5 eggs

1/2 lb. butter

1 C. sugar

1 3/4 C. flour

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 lb. candied cherries

1 lb. candied pineapple

4 C. chopped pecans

1 T. vanilla

1 T. lemon extract

Cut cherries into 4’s, cut pineapple into chunks. Cream butter and add

to sugar slowly. Beat eggs then add to sugar mixture; add flavorings to

sugar mixture. Sift flour, measure, then sift again with baking powder.

Place cut up fruit into flour mixture and stir fruit to coat it. After

coating fruit, gradually add fruit/flour mixture to sugar mixture until

all is combined. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured loaf pans.

Start fruitcakes in a cold oven set to 250F. Bake 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

Makes 2 loaves.

“Because I hate fruitcake.”
Bonnie Napier – When asked why we had not posted any fruitcake recipes this year.

 

Christmas Cake December 3, 2007

Christmas Cake

1 cup plain flour
1 cup chopped nuts and glace fruits
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup ghee*
1 tbs cocoa powder
1 tbs golden syrup
1 tsp rose water
1 tsp orange essence
1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
1/4 cup rum
1/4 cup orange juice
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 eggs

* Available in any Indian grocery shop.

Sieve plain flour with cocoa, spice powders and baking powder and
baking soda.  Beat ghee and brown sugar till fluffy.  Beat in the eggs
one at a time.Mix rum, essence,rose water and orange juice.  Fold in
the flour mixture and rum mixture alternately till well mixed.  Bake
in a greased and floured 8″ tin at 180C for 30-35 minutes.

 

chocolate cake recipe – Vanilla Buttercreams October 11, 2007

Vanilla Buttercreams
Ingredients:
2 lbs. Confectioners”s sugar
1/4 lb. Butter, softened
1 ( 8 oz. ) pkg. Cream cheese, softened
1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
Chocolate chips, or chocolate wafers (for molded candy)

Cream butter and cheese, slowly add sugar and vanilla and mix well. Pinch off
small pieces and form into a round shape and refrigerate overnight. Melt your
chocolate carefully in a double boiler. Dip in melted chocolate. Store in
refrigerator but serve at room temperature.

Chocolate pudding fudge cake

 

Spiced Apple Cake Mix In A Jar October 9, 2007

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. powdered vanilla
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup golden raisins

Combine and blend ingredients in a medium bowl.
Store in an airtight container.
Attach this to the Jar:
Spiced Apple Cake
Serves 8 to 10

1 package Spiced Apple Cake Mix
1 1/2 cups canola oil
3 large eggs
3 cups chopped apples

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F & grease a tube
or Bundt pan. Place the Spiced Apple Cake Mix into
a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the center of
the Mix; add the oil, eggs, and apples. Stir until
mixture is smooth. Pour into the prepared pan
and bake for 1 hour & 10 minutes, or until a toothpick
inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool;
remove from the cake pan.

 

Christmas In July – Christmas Recipes July 22, 2007

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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.

Christmas Tree Clipart

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:

Let’s get the Carnival under way with this Recipe for Christmas Joy submitted by the Christmas Weblog

And now for the cooking recipes.

Christmas Appetizers and Appetizer Recipes for Christmas

DHM presents The Common Room: Cheese Fondue posted at The Common Room.

Chinese Chicken Rolls is up at Chicken Recipes as a possible appetizer for your Christmas party.

Main Dishes

Annette Berlin presents Roasted Potatoes posted at Frugal Journey.

Christmas Turkey Tips at Turkey Recipes

Kevin Menard at techno gypsy also submits Chicken Corden Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Corden Bleu

Stephanie presents Manhattan Style Seafood Stew posted at Adventures in the 100 Acre Wood.

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.”

From the Christmas Recipes page on World Famous Recipes we get this recipe for Christmas Bread

Christmas Bread

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
Powdered sugar
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.

Dawn presents STUFFING! posted at My Tasty Space.

Another alternative to traditional turkey and mashed potatoes or baked ham comes from Famous Recipes who brings us a succulent Cajun Roast Pork.

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

Thelly at Chicken Recipe gives us Apple and Wild Rice-Stuffed Chicken

Christmas Snacks – Christmas Snack Recipes

Christmas Candy Recipes- Christmas Candies

Christine presents Candied Walnuts posted at Morning Coffee & Afternoon Tea.

No list of holiday recipes is complete without a fudge recipe and so we have Strawberry Fudge Balls from Recipes

Cade Krueger presents Hopi Sunflower Bread posted at Write To Right Your Business Opportunity.

Bill at Famous Recipes presents Butter Crunch Candy

Christmas Drinks – Christmas Drink Recipes

Michele from Meanderings Butterbeer – a kid friendly drink recipe using vanila ice cream, apple cider, butterscotch extract, and real butter.

Slow Cooker Recipes presents CROCKPOT MULLED CIDER

Everyday Weekender supplies us with a substantial drink for holiday festivities with Baileys Choclatini and tells about a wild night – beware or you will end up making these all night long.

And what would Christmas and the Holidays be without Egg nog?. – Smarter Dollar Recipes submits a wonderful Eggnog Recipe

Christmas Desserts – Dessert Recipes for Christmas

Diabetic Christmas Recipes

Diabetic Recipes presents Christmas Pudding as a healthy alternatve for those who need to keep their diabetees under control during the holidays.

Online Free Recipes submits Christmas Jello Recipes

Recipes Recipe presents Chocolate Mint Divinity

Christmas Pie Recipes – Christmas Pies

Mommy the Maid presents Chocolate Cream Pie is Christmas in July posted at Mommy the Maid.

wee wifey at Leader Ladies provides us with a great collection of Holiday Pies and includes such delicious treats as Wisconsin Cranberry Pie, Mom’s Lemon Custard Pie, and Pumpkin Mousse Pie.

Christmas Cake Recipes – Christmas Cakes

Shawn Lea at Everything and Nothing presents Hummingbird cake and says:

“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

Kevin Menard at techno gypsy provides a recipe for Christmas Cookies called Noah’s Ginger Snaps from his 14 year old.

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.

Santa’s Christmas Trifle

English Christmas Trifle

Merry Christmas in July and all year ’round.

Christmas Tree

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:

Christmas Quotes

Christmas Carols

Christmas Jokes

and this page with Handmade Christmas Stocking Designs for you to knit.

Christmas Stockings

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.)

Submit your recipes via email to recipe dot carnival at gmail dot com, or use the Blog Carnival submit form.

The following week, the topic will be Slow Cooker Recipes and it will be hosted at Slow Cooker Recipes