Kris Kringle Cookies

15 12 2010

This simple Christmas sugar cookie recipe produces rich-tasting, delicious treats that are perfect for eating or gift giving.


225g butter
2½  cups sugar
3 eggs
5½ cups flour
1½ teaspoons cream
2 tablespoons milk
1½ teaspoons baking soda

Mix the butter, sugar, and eggs and beat until the mixture is smooth.

Sift together the flour and cream.

Add a small portion of these sifted dry ingredients to the butter mixture, making a smooth batter (i.e. mixture).

Dissolve the baking soda in the milk, then add it to the batter mixture.

Add the remainder of the flour, making a soft dough.
Roll the dough thin and cut it into fancy shapes.

Sprinkle with coloured sugar and bake for about 7 minutes at 230°C.

by Johara

Chocolate caliente

10 12 2010

by Johara

Here’s a delicious dessert recipe just perfect for Christmas!

It’s simple and quick to make.

Makes 6 servings 


6 cups of milk
170 g sweet chocolate
170 g semi sweet chocolate
1/2 tsp vanilla
dash of cinnamon


Heat the milk over medium flame.
Break the chocolate into pieces.
When the milk is hot, dissolve in it the chocolate pieces, moving constantly until everything is dissolved.
Increase heat and let the mixture slowly boil.
Add the vanilla and the cinnamon.
Continue beating until frothy.
Serve immediately and enjoy!