Favourite Recipes for Get Togethers
Well, Christmas is over but the celebrating isn't quite finished yet! New Years Eve is just around the corner, and the get togethers with family and friends are still in full effect! Whether you're hosting or bringing some goodies over to someone else's place, you'll need these quick and easy recipes to be the hit of the party!
We found something for each time of day to make sure we've got you covered for all types of occasions! Let's just say Pinterest made us very hungry after finding these recipes!
Gingerbread Scones with Cream Cheese Frosting
by Countryside Cravings
This could definitely be the perfect morning treat for your breakfast or brunch get togethers. It's still festive enough to keep on track with the holiday theme and won't take up too much of your time to bake! Not to mention how nicely it would pair with a hot, festive beverage! Malinda, of Countryside Cravings, provided nice and clear instructions to follow! The only issue will be not eating all of them before sharing with your family and friends!
3 cups (400g) all purpose flour
1/4 cup (45g) packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground clove
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/3 cup (80ml) molasses
1/4 cup (60ml) milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream Cheese Frosting
2 ounces (55g) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (110g) powdered sugar
1-2 tablespoons milk or maple syrup
Preheat over to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease; set aside.
In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, clove, adn salt. With a pastry cutter or two knives, cut the butter until it resembles coarse crumbs (or you can freeze the stick of butter briefly then grate it, after just simply mix it in).
Add the eggs, molasses, milk, and vanilla. Stir just until combined then place on a work surface to knead 10-15 times (this will help to finish incorporating the flour). Pat out to an 8 inch circle. Cut circle into 8 equal triangles and plae on prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lig