Tasty Xmas treats including tarts and syrup

Maple syrup calls for regular and brown sugar

Just a couple more thoughts about Christmas goodies.

Coconut Raspberry Tarts

2 eggs

3/4 c. Sugar

1 tsp. Cornstarch

1/4 tsp. Salt

1/4 c. Butter

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. Almond extract

1 1/2 c. Coconut

Raspberry Jam

Beat eggs for about a min. Add sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Blend in melted butter, lemon juice, and almond extract. Fold in coconut. Put 1/2 tsp. raspberry jam into pastry shells. Fill about 2/3 with coconut mixture. Bake at 350F for about 30 mins.

Hot Cakes

4 c. Flour

4 tsp. Baking powder

1 tsp. Baking soda

2 tsp. Sugar

1 tsp. Salt

2 – 3 tbsp. Oil

5 eggs

1/2 litre buttermilk

Mix all but milk. Add buttermilk gradually. Fry in hot oiled skillet until bubbly on top. Flip and cook until brown. Serve

This recipe is also makes a good gift. Something different.

Maple Syrup

Boil 1 c. Water

Add

1 c. White sugar AND 1 C. Brown sugar

Add

½ tsp. Mapleine flavoring

Stir until sugar is dissolved.

Remove from heat and let cool.

Pour into jar.

Dora Miner is a local cook and baker and writes a regular column for The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer.

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