Dance Tea Party Recipes
Dance Tea Party Recipes anyone?
If your child’s tea party is all about shaking hips and swaying to real cool tunes, then we have got the food ideas that will keep them going.
I have selected these recipes for their fun and spice. They are also easy to make in quantity, which you just may need to replace the burned calories!
For a nice break in action, invite those dancing children into the kitchen as helpers, they will absolutely love it!
As always… Enjoy!
Twinkling Cherry Winks
These cherry-topped crowd pleasers are just right for your next Dancing Tea Party!
1/2 cup sugar1/3 cup shortening1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt1 egg1 tablespoon milk1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel2
cups of wheat flakes cereal, crushed18 candied cherries, halved
In a large mixing bowl beat sugar, shortening, baking
powder, and salt with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30
seconds. Add egg, milk, and vanilla. Beat until combined, scraping sides
of bowl occasionally. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the
mixer. Hand-tir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Stir in the
raisins, walnuts, and lemon peel.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoons into crushed cereal.
Toss lightly to coat dough with cereal. Place cookies 2 inches apart
onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Top each cookie with a candied cherry
half. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 7 to 8 minutes or until bottoms are
lightly browned. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.
Cranberry-Orange Nut Bread
zest and cranberries provide the zing, and the walnuts the crunch!.. This
is truly a delightful bread that people of all ages love.
tablespoon butter, softened1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup whole wheat flour1 egg1 tablespoon
grated orange peel3/4 cup orange juice
1 1/2 cups cranberries
1/2 cup walnuts
Using an electric mixer, cream the butter with sugar in a bowl. Beat in
the egg, then the grated orange rind and orange juice.
another bowl, stir together the dry ingredients. Beat these into the
creamed mixture and then stir in the chopped cranberries and walnuts.
the batter into a greased and floured 9x5x3" loaf pan. Bake the bread in
a 350 degree oven for 1 hour, or until it tests done with toothpick.
Transfer pan to a rack to cool before removing bread.
are using maraschino cherries in this recipes make sure you drain them
completely and dry them with a paper towel or the dough may become too
6 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoon of sugar1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt2
cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup
dried or candied cherries, chopped1 large egg1/2 cup heavy cream1
teaspoon grated lemon zestCream to brushCinnamon and sugar to
Position a rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 425
degrees. Have ready a large ungreased baking sheet.
large bowl mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cut
the butter into flour mixture with 2 knives, tossing
pieces of butter with the flour mixture to coat and separate them as you work. The
largest pieces should be about the size of peas and the mixture should
resemble breadcrumbs. Work quickly. Do not allow the the butter to melt
or form a paste with the flour. Stir in the dried or candied cherries.
separate bowl whisk the egg, heavy cream, and lemon zest. Make
a well in the center of the butter-flour mixture and pour in the egg mixture. Using one hand, draw in dry
ingredients, mixing until just combined. Wash your hands and dust them
the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface. Gently knead a few
times to gather dough into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, press
the dough into a circle about 3/4 inch thick. Cut out triangular wedges
with a floured cookie cutter or sharp knife. Place the scones 1 inch apart
on the ungreased baking sheet.
Brush the tops with extra cream. Sprinkle tops with cinnamon and sugar. Bake until the tops are golden brown, 12 to 17
minutes. Let cool on rack or serve warm.
think of California I think of great style, and warn summery fun. What
better element to introduce at a dancing party?.. The kids will love this
chocolaty and stylish cake!
cup butter, softened2 1/2 cups sugar3 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon
salt6 eggs1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla1 cup milk
unsweetened chocolate, melted2 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans3 cups chopped dates, tossed with 1 1/2 tablespoon flour
Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9x13" cake pan.
large bowl cream the butter with the sugar. Beat in the eggs, then the
melted chocolate and vanilla. Beat in the milk.
another bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat dry
ingredients into the chocolate mixture and then stir in the dates and
the batter into prepared cake pan. Bake the cake for about 1 hour and 20
minutes, or until it tests done with a toothpick. Transfer to a rack to