Tinkerbell's Light Fruit Cake
A light dessert is the perfect thing to have after eating a big meal. It just works out perfect for me and all my guest's when eating a big meal they enjoy the lightness of this Tinkerbell's Light Fruit Cake
. This is from the "Southern Living 1990 Annual Recipes" cookbook.
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
7 eggs, separated
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 pounds diced yellow, green, and red candied pineapple (about 3 cups)
1 pound red and green candied cherries (about 2 cups)
1/4 pound diced candied citron (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 pound golden raisins (about 1 1/2 cups)
3 cups pecan halves
1 cup black walnuts, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
Additional candied fruit and nuts (optional)
1/4 cup brandy
Make a liner for a 10-inch tube-pan by drawing a circle with an 18-inch diameter on a piece of brown paper. Cut out circle; set pan in center, and draw around base of pan and inside tube. Fold circle into eighths, having the drawn lines on the outside.
Cut off tip end of circle along inside drawn line. Unfold paper; cut along folds to the outside drawn line. From another piece of brown paper, cut another circle with a 10-inch diameter; grease and set aside. Place the 18-inch line in pan; grease and set aside.
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Stir in flavorings. Beat egg yolks; alternately add yolks and 3 cups flours to creamed mixture.
Combine candied pineapple, cherries, citron, golden raisins, pecans, and walnuts in a bowl; dredge with 1/2 cup flour, stirring to coat well. Stir mixture into batter. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form; fold into butter.
Spoon batter into prepared pan. Arrange additional candied fruit and nuts on top of batter, if desired. Cover pan with 10-inch brown paper circle, greased side down. Bake at 250 degrees for about 4 hours or until cake tests dones. Remove from oven. Take off paper cover, and slowly pour 1/4 cup brandy evenly over
cake; cool completely on wire rack.
Remove cake from pan; peel paper liner from cake. Wrap cake in brandy-soaked cheesecloth. Store in an airtight in a cool place up to 3 weeks; pour a small amount of brandy over cake each week. Yield: one 10-inch cake.
After a big meal a light dessert is just the thing that makes everyone happy. Its great to enjoy a dessert its part of a full meal, but their are times when being stuffed just does not allow for any of that, fortunately you can try this beauty.
This fun filled celebration is the ideal time for a variety of creative sweets and other tasty treats designed especially for this event. These items are always a great addition to a celebration and most often the addition of enjoyable desserts that are designed especially for this gathering will make very happy and glad that came to the celebration. Party sweet recipes using Tinkerbell party supplies is perfect for kids. Add some menu ideas like a Tweety Recipe for more delightful food. Not everyone is a social butterfly so plan on games and activities at a gathering that let even the shy guests participate; like quizzes. Have some fun by matching your outfit to the color scheme at a social event; the guests will admire the planning that went into that decision. Not everyone is a social butterfly so plan on games and activities at a gathering that let even the shy guests participate; like quizzes.
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A Tinkerbell party can be a wonderful and enchanting experience if you go all out. Many people do for these kinds of themed parties, so donít let anything inhibit your plans. This fun gathering is the ideal time for creative desserts and other party foods designed especially for this celebration. These items are always a great addition to a celebration and most often the addition of delicious foods that are designed especially for this celebration will make everyone feel very special. More often than not, these great party foods and desserts will add a lot of fun to the celebrated event. Get plenty of tinkerbell party supplies, create some fun tinkerbell costumes and wings and make sure you get lots of good food prepared for the party.
A menu for the Tinkerbell Birthday party can be fun and tasty. Its even fun to think up new and usual names or styles of serving foods that you normally eat, just to make the meal a bit more special for the guests at your party. Serve up as an appetizer; tasty fairy wands for the kids to snack on. These are easy to make by just dipping some large pretzel sticks in white chocolate or dark chocolate and giving them a good coating of sprinkles. The main course for your Tinkerbell party can be Tinkís Magic Pizza, a homemade pizza with magically colored dough. A few drops of blue or red food coloring when you are mixing up the pizza dough should be good enough. Make the magic pizza even more special by giving it a stuffed crust using mozzarella string cheese. Dessert is Tinkerbellís Honeydew and Blueberry Ambrosia for everyone to enjoy.
You can easily make up Tinkerbellís Honeydew and Blueberry Ambrosia with some Honeydew Melon, Blueberries, a few cherries, sugar, lemon juice, whipped cream, and walnuts. Open and clean up the melon and clean the blueberries. Use a Melon baller to create cute bite sized pieces of Honeydew melon. Mix the melon balls, blueberries, and a third of a small jar of cherries together. It wonít hurt to add a little bit of the cherry juice to the mix. Mix in the sugar and lemon juice to taste. This should create a small about of syrup, but donít add so much liquid that the fruit is floating around in it. Chill. Serve up at the party in a bowl with a small dollop of whipped cream and a handful of walnuts sprinkled on top.
This tasty menu plan for your next Tinkerbell party will delight the kids and adult guests at your event. Of course thereís always room for more great Tinkerbell recipe ideas. By just adding even one simple food item to the menu will help create a complete Tinkerbell event mood.
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Pin the Star on the Wand Party Game: This Tinkerbell party game is just what it sounds like, but with a fun twist. Before the party you%u2019ll have to draw a large wand on a poster, and cut out enough cardboard stars for each party guest plus a few extras. Stickers, markers, glue and glitter can be used to decorate them. Each guest gets to make their own star; imagine the fun of seeing what they come up with for their star.Once everyone has made their star, guests take turns to put on a blindfold and try to stick their star as close to the wand as possible. The fairy whose star is the closest wins a small prize in this Tinkerbell party game. Most of your guests will enjoy entertaining and fun activities such as this while they enjoy good friends and delicious food. More often than not, these are the perfect ingredients for a great get together and celebration. The majority of the time these activities are designed for guests of all ages and exciting enough to keep everyone involved in the event. Lots more Tinkerbell celebration thoughts here
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