Saturday, February 4, 2012

Sweeten your taste in Christmas

On Christmas Eve can not miss the eggnog, punch, the slices or apple pie.

Christmas traditions in Honduras contain many activities. Since the start of the tree and decorating the house with scenes from the holidays in December and, in some places, as colorful and musical inns. But something that is more than a tradition is the varied cuisine.The Christmas meal partly retains our roots, and this is a very important aspect of this celebration, as families strive to prepare delicious traditional dishes, which generally consist of turkey or chicken stuffed baked leg pork tamales baked and saucer made from corn and stuffed pork or chicken and other ingredients that give a special flavor. As a beverage is served eggnog, made of brandy, milk and eggs. In some places can be replaced with hard liquor like rum.Another liquid that is used to eating hot fruit punch, which used the juices of seasonal fruits such as apples, pears or prunes mixing brown sugar with cinnamon and sweet.Desserts, of course, should not be neglected and there are so varied menu that it can do a lot to satisfy the most demanding of people will flock to his residence to celebrate the birth of Jesus.One of the most common desserts of the season is toast, you can make bread the egg yolk, fried in oil and then throw in a sweet brown sugar syrup.If you want to keep the line does not have to fry the cakes, you can make on the grill so they are not greasy. Also can do with condensed milk and candied fruit or pinol.Hot fruit punch 20 servings
• 1 fresh scrape
cinnamon stick • 1
• 2 oranges
• 2 lemons
• 3 apples (green)
• 10 prunes
• 5 ounces of raisins
• dried fruit (optional)
• 1 cane sugar (garnish )Procedure :
In five liters of water (purified) to dissolve the fresh scrape, add the peel of oranges and lemon. Once infused and the sweet dissolved, add the plums in half, raisins and apple cubes, boil for at least 20 minutes and serve hot (can be served with a splash of liqueur of your choice). Garnish with a piece of cane sugar and enjoy.Tres leches cake to coffee 10 servings
• 1 pound all-purpose flour
8 ounces margarine •
• 5 ounces of sugar
• 4 eggs
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1 ounce of baking powder
• ½ pint of whipping cream
• 1 can condensed milk
• 1 can evaporated milk
1 cup milk • current
• 1 tablespoon instant coffee
• 4 ounces of rum (optional)
In blender acremar margarine with sugar until it changes color and double volume, add vanilla and eggs one by one, stop beating for five minutes and slowly add the dry ingredients, flour and baking powder in a shell at low speed. Grease mold where it will prepare the cake (cake). Bake at 250 ° C for 20-25 minutes, cool and unmold (inclusive could be left in the same mold if it were a glass baking dish), only to turn around, mix the milk with the coffee liqueur (if your choice) with a fork and chop the entire surface of cake (to better absorb the mixture of three milks). Pour over the surface preparation of milk and coffee, let it absorb and cover with whipped cream or whipped cream, garnish with a little sprinkle of instant coffee. Let cool for a few hours and enjoy good ice cream.

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