Prune Fritters with Cherry Brandy Dessert Recipes

Prune Fritters with Cherry Brandy

Ingredients:

  • 16-20 preserved prunes
  • 125 ml (4.2 fl oz) water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 65 ml (2.2 fl oz) cherry brandy
  • 1 piece lemon peel, no pith 16-20 blanched almonds
  • icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons candied mixed peel oil for cooking
  • 1 tablespoon cherry jam

Batter:

  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (20 g) butter, melted
  • 1 extra egg, separated
  • 250 ml (8.5 fl oz) white wine

prunes in cherry brandy

Procedure:

  1. For the batter: In a warm bowl, sift the flour and salt then add sugar.
  2. Beat whole egg and egg yolk together, then add to the flour, with butter, and stir briskly until blended.
  3. Stir in half the wine gradually until mixture is like very thick cream then start beating and adding the remaining wine.
  4. Batter should coat a spoon like thick cream.
  5. Set the bowl aside to rest for an hour.
  6. Beat the remaining egg white until stiff and fold into the batter.
  7. Simmer the prunes in a pan with cinnamon, cherry, water brandy and lemon peel for 12-15 minutes until plump, then set aside for 30 minutes to marinate.
  8. Lift out and drain prunes, but reserve marinade. Stuff each prune with an almond.
  9. Dip into batter and cook in deep hot oil until golden.
  10. Drain then roll in icing sugar and ground nuts and keep warm.
  11. Add cherry jam to marinade, bring to the boil, stirring, and cook until syrupy.
  12. Serve fritters topped with cherry brandy syrup.

From: www.dessertrecipes.org.uk

Pineapple Cottage Cheese on Melon Dessert Recipes

Pineapple Cottage Cheese on Melon

Ingredients:

  • 230 g (8.10 oz) can pineapple crush
  • 1 teaspoon rum liqueur
  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 1 large rockmelon, chilled lettuce leaves (optional)

cottage-cheese-rockmelon pineapple

Procedure:

  1. Mix the rum liqueur and pineapple crush in a bowl.
  2. Allow to stand for 5 minutes, then fold in cottage cheese and mix.
  3. Peel and core then slice the rockmelon into 1 cm (1/2 inches)
  4. Place the melon slice and lettuce leaf on individual plates, top with a scoop of cottage cheese mixture and chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve

Peach Cobbler Dessert – The best Peach Cobbler Dessert recipe

Peach Cobbler

Cobblers have been made and served as desserts for centuries and one of the most popular fruit used is peaches. This recipe is a great one for Peach Cobbler and is perfect for any time of the year. As it only makes 4 servings, you will probably want to double or triple it if you are making it for a party or family dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 8 fresh peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
  • 50g (1.8 oz) of white sugar
  • 55g (2 oz) of brown sugar
  • 0.6g of ground cinnamon
  • 0.4g of ground nutmeg
  • 5ml (.17 fl oz) of fresh lemon juice
  • 5g (.17 oz) of cornstarch
  • 125g (4.4 oz) of all purpose flour
  • 50g (1.8 oz) white sugar
  • 55g (2 oz) brown sugar
  • 3g of baking powder
  • 3g of salt
  • 85g (3 oz) of unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 60ml (2 fl oz) boiling water

Procedure:

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F or 220 degrees C.
  2. Mix together 40g of white sugar and 2g of ground cinnamon.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, put peaches, 25gs of white sugar, 25gs of brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and cornstarch.
  4. Toss all together, coating evenly. Pour into a 2 liter baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. While this mixture is baking, combine 60ml of white sugar, 60ml of brown sugar, the baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  6. Blend in the butter with your fingers if you don’t have a pastry blender.
  7. Make sure the mixture looks like coarse meal.
  8. Stir in just enough water to combine it.
  9. Take peaches out of the oven and drop spoonfuls of the topping over them.
  10. Sprinkle the whole cobbler with sugar and cinnamon mixture.
  11. Bake an additional 30 minutes or until the topping is a golden brown.

Fruit Salad Dessert recipe – The best Fruit Salad Dessert recipe

Ingredients: Fruit Salad

  • 2 oranges, peeled
  • 2 bananas, peeled
  • 4 apricots, stoned
  • 8-10 white grapes
  • 8-10 black grapes
  • 8-10 fresh or glace cherries
  • 4 tablespoons cherry jam
  • 125 ml (4.2 fl oz) apricot or cherry liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 8-10 blanched almonds split in half
  • 125 ml (4.2 fl oz) cream

Fruit Salad recipe

Procedure:

  1. Slice the bananas, apricots and oranges.
  2. Place in a salad bowl with cherries and grapes.
  3. Combine liqueur, sugar, almonds and jam in a pan.
  4. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 12-15 minutes, stirring until syrupy.
  5. Cool, then pour over the fruit and stir.
  6. Chill for 1 hour.
  7. Put the cream over salad and serve.

From: www.dessertrecipes.org.uk

Coconut Freeze Dessert Recipes – The best Coconut Freeze dessert recipe

Coconut Freeze

Ingredients:

  • 185 ml (6.25 fl oz) evaporated milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • good pinch of salt
  • 65 ml (2.2 fl oz) lemon juice
  • grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut

Coconut frozen dessert

Procedure:

  1. Adjust the refrigerator-freezer to coldest setting.
  2. Place the milk into an ice tray and freeze until an icy mush.
  3. Beat egg in a bowl then add sugar, salt and corn syrup then mix.
  4. Using a spoon place the icy milk into a bowl and whip into stiff peaks, add the egg mixture, lemon rind and juice.
  5. Fold in coconut to blend, pour into an ice tray and freeze until firm.
  6. When firm, adjust the refrigerator-freezer to normal setting.