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Boozy Lemon Cupcakes

Ingredients For the cupcakes: 1 cup butter, at room temperature 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups sour cream For the lemon frosting: 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 … Continue reading Boozy Lemon Cupcakes

Chocolate Milk for Adults

Ingredients 1 1/2 oz. (45ml) Chocolate Vodka 1 1/2 oz. (45ml) Chocolate Liqueur 4 oz. (120ml) Chocolate Milk Directions 1. Add ice, chocolate vodka, chocolate liqueur and chocolate milk to shaking glass. Shake well to mix. 2. Strain mix into glass. Optional: Add more ice and garnish with straw.   (Original recipe by: https://tipsybartender.com/recipe/adult-chocolate-milk/)

Egg Fried Rice

Ingredients 3 tbsp. (45 mL) vegetable oil, divided 2 eggs, beaten 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 cups (1 L) seasoned cooked, chilled white rice 1/4 cup (60 mL) soy sauce 1 tsp. (5 mL) rice wine vinegar 1 tsp. (5 mL) sesame oil 1 cup (250 mL) frozen peas 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded … Continue reading Egg Fried Rice

White Wine Shrimp Linguine

Ingredients tablespoon of butter tablespoon of olive oil 14 peeled and deveined large or jumbo shrimp 4 cloves minced garlic chilli flakes (optional) ⅓ cup white wine ¼ cup heavy cream dash of salt + pepper to taste zest of one lemon squeeze of lemon juice 150 grams dry linguine splash of starchy pasta water parsley for garnish Directions In a pan on medium … Continue reading White Wine Shrimp Linguine

Classic Shandy

What is a shandy? It’s a European beer cocktail, invented in Britain in the mid-1800’s. It’s easy to make and easy to pour! Enjoy this refreshing drink anytime of the year. Ingredients 6 ounces beer 6 ounces ginger ale lemon wedge (optional) Directions Add the beer and ginger ale to a glass and stir gently … Continue reading Classic Shandy

Chianti Affogato

Ingredients 2 cups Chianti wine 1 cinnamon stick 1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns 1/ 4 cup raw sugar 2 fresh basil sprigs 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest (from 1/2 orange) 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt 1 pint vanilla gelato or ice cream Instructions In a medium saucepan, combine the wine, cinnamon stick, peppercorns, raw sugar, basil, orange … Continue reading Chianti Affogato

Whisky Sour Cupcakes

INGREDIENTS FOR THE CUPCAKES 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup butter room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup whisky (we used Jack Daniel’s) 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tsp grated lemon rind FOR THE FROSTING 3/4 cup 1 1/2 sticks butter, room temperature 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp lemon extract 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CUPCAKES Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a … Continue reading Whisky Sour Cupcakes

S’mores Hot Chocolate

Ingredients 3 cups milk 1/4 cup cocoa powder 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup 3 tablespoons granulated sugar A pinch of salt (optional) Crushed graham crackers 2 ounces Baileys Original Irish Cream Liqueur (optional) 1/2 cup of mini marshmallows Instructions In a medium saucepan, heat milk over medium heat. Warm for about 5 minutes, and then add … Continue reading S’mores Hot Chocolate