Wednesday, December 21, 2016

On the 8th Day of Christmas

Today, I will start you with Christmas humor. You might need it if you still have shopping to do. After you've had a laugh, read the recipe for some really good Christmas Wassail and do make it but fair warning...

Recipe for Christmas Rum Cake
  • 1 or 2 qts. of rum
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/8 tsp. sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup dried fruit
  • baking powder
  • tsp. baking soda
  • lemon juice
  • brown sugar
  • nuts
  1. Before you start, sample the rum to check for quality.
  2. Select a large mixing bowl, measuring cup, etc. Check the rum again. It must be just right! To be sure the rum is of the highest quality, pour 1 level cup of rum into a glass and drink it as fast as you can. Repeat.
  3. With an electric mixer, beat butter in large fluffy bowl. Add 1 seaspoon of thugar and beat again. Meanshile, it’s important to make sure the rum is of the finest quality—try another cup.
  4. Open the second quart of rum if necessary. Add 1 arge leggs, 2 cups of fried druits and beat till high.
  5. If the druits get stuck in the beats, just pru it loose with a drewscriver. Sample the rum again for cinscistincy.
  6. Next, sift 3 cups of salt and feffer (it really doesn’t matter). Sample the wum again.
  7. Sift 1 pint of lemon goose, add 1 bablespoon of brown thugar, of whatever color tou can find. Mix well. Grease oven, turn cake pan to 350 greeds.
  8. Noe, pour the whole mess sinto the boven and ake. Check the crum again and go to bed.
Now on to the good stuff. awesome Wassail, complements of Pumpkin Ridge Golf.

Wassail Recipe --  Serves? Depends on how much you drink

  • 8 packs of spiced cider
  • 1-2 Tablespoons of Molasses
  • 1-2 Tablespoons of Brown Sugar
  • Lemon Zest
  • Nutmeg – grate some in – I don’t have a measure on it, but to your taste
  • Cinnamon sticks – however many suit you

  • Here’s the fun part – add one jigger each of:
  • Southern Comfort
  • 151 Rum
  • Brandy
  • Apricot Brandy
  • Peach Schnapps
  • Grand Marnier

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