By Rebecca Rather
It's Christmastime on the most sensible Little Bakery in Texas
the yearly Fredericksburg Christmas parade marks the start of the Texas Hill Country's vacation season, this means that the Pastry Queen is kicking into excessive equipment at her really candy Bakery and Café. As social gathering invites pile up within the mailbox, Rebecca relatively is as much as her elbows in sticky meringue, creamy chocolate, and a sleigh jam-packed with savory treats to meet the enjoyable wishes of her neighbors.
In The Pastry Queen Christmas, Rebecca stocks approximately a hundred conventional recipes reflecting her made-with-love-from-scratch philosophy and the tastes of small-town Texas. Show-off muffins corresponding to Chocolate Cookie Crusted Eggnog Cheesecake, Sticky Toffee Pudding with Brandy Butterscotch Sauce, and hot Pear Ginger Upside-Down Cake with Amaretto Whipped Cream are the ideal toppers to a family-style dinner party of Texas Spice-Rubbed Roast beef, Baked Apple Pear Chutney, Brown Sugar Bacon, and No-Peeking Popovers. nonetheless hungry the subsequent morning? No problem-this nation lady does a magnificent breakfast, too: Bite-Sized Sticky Buns, candy Potato Scones, cast iron Skillet Potatoes, and Mexican Ranch Chilaquiles should fill you up.
And in case you are nonetheless searching for excuses to entertain this season, you will discover ooey-gooey baked items wrapped up as presents, home made craft and décor rules to make your place sparkle, and holiday-worthy menus bound to make your collecting a Texas-sized good fortune. Tree-trimming, cookie adorning, and Santas operating down major road . . . Christmastime is here.
From the Hardcover edition.