Coffee Egg Nog

BeveragesLooking at Cooking with Mildred Swift 6 eggs, separated1 cup powdered sugar2 cups light cream2 cups milk4 cups strong coffeefew grains salt2 cups light rum1 cup brandy2 cups whipping creamnutmeg Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored. Beat in sugar. Add light cream, milk, coffee, and salt. mix well. Add rum and brandy, and … Continue reading Coffee Egg Nog



ForeignChristmas Cookies 3 egg whites1 cup sugar2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon grated lemon rind1 1/2 cups ground unblenched almonds2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/8 teaspoon salt Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until soft peaks form; gradually add sugar, cinnamon and lemon rind beating until stiff peaks form. Remove 1/2 cup meringue, and set aside. Fold almonds, … Continue reading Zimtsterne

Tuiles With Almonds

ForeignChristmas Cookies 2 egg whites1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup blanched almonds, finely ground1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/4 butter or margarine, melted1/2 teaspoon almond extract1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine egg whites (at room temperature) and sugar in a medium mixing bowl; beat until foamy. Add ground almonds, flour, butter, and flavorings, stirring until well blended. Drop by heaping … Continue reading Tuiles With Almonds

Swedish Kringler

ForeignChristmas Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup butter or margarine3 tablespoons milk2 egg yolks1 egg whiteSugar or cinnamon-sugar mixture Place flour in a large mixing bowl; cut in butter with a pasty blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in milk and egg yolks with a fork until dough holds together. Divide dough into fourths, … Continue reading Swedish Kringler

Swedish Christmas Cookies

ForeignChristmas Cookies 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened1/4 cup sugar1 egg separated1 tablespoon grated orange rind1 tablespoon lemon juice2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/8 teaspoon salt1 cup cake flour18 candied cherries, halved Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add orange rind, lemon juice, vanilla, and salt; beat thoroughly. … Continue reading Swedish Christmas Cookies


ForeignChristmas Cookies 4 eggs2 cups sugar1 tablespoon butter, softened2 tablespoons anise seeds, crushed3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder Beat eggs in a large mixing bowl until thick and lemon colored; gradually add sugar and butter. Continue beating 10 minutes; stir in anise. Combine flour and baking powder in a medium mixing bowl; stir … Continue reading Springerle


ForeignChristmas Cookies 1 cup butter, softened1 cup firmly packed brown sugar2 tablespoons milk2 teaspoons grated orange rind2 cups all-purpose flour1 table baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon grated nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon anise seeds, crushed1/2 cup blanched whole almonds Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; add sugar, and beat … Continue reading Speculaas