Christmas eats – have a plan

Christmas dessert recipes are high in demand! Well, there is no dearth of them! With Diwali too around the corner, it is truly a time for creating sweets, mithais and desserts, isn’t it! Following these paras you will find some baked Christmas Dessert Recipes that you should be able to get right even on the first attempt.
Baba au Rum: Sieve 2 cups refined flour with 10 grams salt and put it in a big mixing bowl. Mix 10 grams fresh yeast with 1 tablespoon sugar in one-third cup of lukewarm water. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the dissolved yeast, stir a little, cover and let stand five or six minutes. Beat 4 eggs and add them to the flour and yeast mixture. If necessary add a very little warm milk. Mix well and keep aside to rise for about thirty to forty five minutes in a warm place.Then add 10 tablespoons melted butter and beat again for five minutes. The batter should not be thin. Put the batter into moulds or individual cups, cover and leave to rise in a warm place until it doubles in size which may take about one hour. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Bake for about twenty to twenty-five minutes or until light brown in colour. Empty onto a rack to cool. Make a sauce by boiling half cup of water and ½ cup of sugar until quite thick. When cool thin it down ½ cup strong black rum, pour this sauce on the cakes and let them soak for fifteen minutes. Garnish with rum soaked cherries, serve cold or flambéed.
Baked Carrot and Brandy Pudding: Preheat oven to 175 degrees C. Butter and flour a 20-cm round glass cake pan. Peel, wash and grate 3 large carrots. Cream ¾ cup butter until fluffy. Beat in 400 ml condensed milk. Beat in 4 eggs one at a time. Stir in carrots, 1 cup dry breadcrumbs and ¼ teaspoon vanilla essence. Mix well. Pour into prepared cake pan. Bake at 175 degrees C for thirty to thirty five minutes or until a knife inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool completely in pan or on a rack. Bring 2/3 cup sugar and quarter cup of water to a boil in a small saucepan. Boil for two minutes. Remove from heat, stir in ¼ cup brandy. Cool slightly. Spoon evenly over cooled carrot pudding. Refrigerate for one hour. Cut into wedges and serve.
Christmas Desserts are something that can use some rum or brandy. So when it comes to these ingredients, hope you liked the two yummy choices given for you. In case you would like something without spirit, try these for sure Walnut Chocolate Fudge, Vanilla Sponge with Fruit Cream, Boondi and Rabdi Stuffed Pancakes.

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