Kifli (Hungarian Crescent Cookies

Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup butter, chilled and cut into pieces 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1-½ Tbsp cream 2 Tbsp grated lemon peel Confectioners’ sugar Fruit pie filling (recommend Solo brand if you can find it), or your favorite flavor jam Method: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place the flour in a […]

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Irish Pancakes with Sugar and Lemon

Contributor’s Note: Irish pancakes are more similar to crepes than American style pancakes, so this batter will be much thinner in consistency. Ingredients: ½ cup (110 grams) plain flour pinch (about 1/8 teaspoon) of salt* 2 large eggs ¾ cup (200 milliliters) milk mixed 1/3 cup (75 milliliters) plain water 4 tablespoons (50 grams) unsalted […]

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Irish Brack

Contributor’s Note: This is a British recipe with original measurements in brackets. Ingredients: 1 cup (8 ounces) all-purpose/self-raising four pinch salt (about 1/8 teaspoon) ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ cup (2 ounces) butter 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) caster sugar ¼ pint of milk 1 egg ½ cup (4 ounces) currants ½ […]

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Individual Apple Sponges

Contributor’s Note: This is a British recipe with original measurements in brackets. This recipe works well for a large single sponge or for individual servings. Directions here are for individual servings, as children in particular love having their own little mini-sponge. Ingredients: 4-6 cooking apples, peeled and sliced ½ cup (110 grams) caster sugar ½ […]

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ICE CREAM SANDWICH CAKE

Ingredients: 1 box of 12 ice cream sandwiches 1 large package of Junior Mints or Peppermint Patties, chopped, or crushed candy canes. Canned whipped cream Method: Place four ice cream sandwiches (long sides touching) side by side. Cover with whipped cream. Then add a thin layer of Junior Mints, chopped into small chunks. Repeat two […]

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GIDDY’S PUDDING

Ingredients: 1 large can of condensed milk 2 lemons 1 packet of ginger biscuits 3 oz butter Method: Place the biscuits in a folded up cloth and beat severely with a rolling pin until they are crumbs. Melt the butter in a pan and mix in the crumbs. Press the mixture into an eight inch […]

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FRUIT CLOUD

Ingredients: 1 pint of heavy whipping cream ¼ cup of sugar or Splenda (whichever you can tolerate) 1 teaspoon of vanilla 2 30oz cans of drained fruit cocktail or fresh cut fruit 1 cup of mini marshmallows Method: Put all of it in the fridge to chill down over night, including the mixing bowl. Whip […]

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FRITULE

Ingredients: Contributor’s note: Fritule, a traditional Dalmatian holiday sweet is pronounced ‘free too leh’. Ingredients: 50 g of raisins, rinsed and soaked in warm water to soften 2 pounds of all-purpose flour 3 medium size eggs 3 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 3 packages dried yeast zest of 1–2 lemons zest of 1–2 oranges […]

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Fresh Fruit Brûlée

Ingredients: 8 oz strawberries 4 oz white grapes 1 peach or nectarine 8-10 Ratafia biscuits 7 oz crème fraîche 4-6 oz soft brown sugar Method: Cut fruit as desired and arrange in a dish. Place Ratafia biscuits over the fruit and put the crème fraîche on top to seal. Chill for at least 1 hour. […]

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Easy Mock Cannoli

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 5 6”-7”flour tortillas 1 cup milk 1 small package instant French vanilla pudding (may substitute regular vanilla) 1 cup cream cheese 1 tub whipped cream (do not use canned whipped cream) or freshly whipped cream 1 cup chocolate chips 1 can crushed pineapple well drained (optional) Toothpicks […]

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