By Rebecca Rather
It's Christmastime on the top Little Bakery in Texas
the once a year 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 quite candy Bakery and Café. As celebration invites pile up within the mailbox, Rebecca really is as much as her elbows in sticky meringue, creamy chocolate, and a sleigh filled with savory treats to meet the pleasing 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 cakes reminiscent of 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 banquet of Texas Spice-Rubbed Roast red meat, Baked Apple Pear Chutney, Brown Sugar Bacon, and No-Peeking Popovers. nonetheless hungry the subsequent morning? No problem-this state 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 find ooey-gooey baked items wrapped up as presents, home made craft and décor principles to make your place sparkle, and holiday-worthy menus certain to make your amassing a Texas-sized luck. Tree-trimming, cookie adorning, and Santas working down major highway . . . Christmastime is here.
From the Hardcover edition.