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New Year Special: 10 Desserts For All Occasions

This New Year we bring to you special dessert recipes that you can try for all occasions.

  1. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fondue

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Immerse yourself in the pleasure of eating dark, rich chocolate fondue. It takes only four ingredients to make this delicious recipe.

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fondue Recipe

 

  1. Champaign Cake

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This is a classic favorite. The cream cheese make it wonderful.

Champaign Cake Recipe

      

  1. Cheesecake

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This is a very simple recipe. The cream cheese pie is baked in a graham cracker crust. It is topped with delicious blueberries and strawberries.

Cheesecake Recipe

  

  1. Coconut Snowball Cake

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This cake has beautiful presentation and is very delicious. It’s a great holiday dessert and you can use this cake as a winter center piece.

Coconut Snowball Cake Recipe

 

  1. Meringues

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These Meringues are filled with almond flavor and also use food coloring. It can also be flavored with mint and colored green.

Meringues Recipe

 

  1. Zabaglione

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This is a wonderful recipe taken from Aunt Peggy’s The American Woman’s Cook Book. Although there are many recipes present for Zabaglione, but this is very different from others.

Zabaglione Recipe

 

  1. Ginger and Apple Sled Tarts

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This is a frozen puff pastry giving a rusty appeal to the recipe.

Ginger and Apple Sled Tarts Recipe

 

  1. Chocolate Cupcake

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I bake these for different functions and make cupcake towers. These cupcakes were a hit with children on a Valentine’s Day. Frosting can be used as it is much cheaper than icing sugar.

Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe 

 

  1. Panettone

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These moist Panettone are dotted with marzipan and raisins. The long rise gives the bread a flavor. Panettone stays fresh for longer periods.

Panettone Recipe

 

  1. Maple Ricotta Flans

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This is a very impressive and easy recipe that can be prepared a day ahead and stored in a fridge. It has 5 ingredients and can be prepared in just 15 minutes.

Maple Ricotta Flans Recipe

Happy New Year!!!

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10 New Year Foods That Bring Good Luck

There are some interesting foods out there that are believed to bring good luck into your life for the whole year, especially if taken on a New Year’s Day. You may be superstitious or not but you will find these food perfect for New Year celebrations.

  1. Noodles

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Eating noodles is a usual practice in China, Japan and other countries of Asia. Eating long noodles on New Year’s Day. Due care is taken to make sure that the noodles are not broken during preparation. That is why, they are stir fried when preparing Long-Life Noodles.

Stir-Fried Noodles & Beansprouts recipe

  1. Pork

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Pigs are a symbol of progress in some countries including Spain, Cuba, Hungary, Austria and Portugal. Some believe that the reason behind this is because pigs don’t move backward. And its not only pork, foods that are shaped like pigs also count.

Chocolate Pigs recipe

  1. Grapes
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Photo Courtesy: medicalnewstoday

Mexicans pop a grape for every stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. Each grape represents a page of the New Year calendar. If any of the fruit is bitter, one should keep a watch on that month. Other fruits that are popular include pomegranates, which have many seeds and figs that symbolize fertility.

  1. Fish

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Fish is considered a lucky food for a New Year’s Day. It is necessary that the fish be served from head to tail in one peace. This ensures that the whole year will be good.

Whole Grilled Fiesta Fish recipe

  1. Pomegranate
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Photo Courtesy: authoritynutrition

In Turkey, Pomegranates are considered to bring good luck. Their red color represents human heart which is a symbol of life and fertility. They are also great from health’s point of view with abundant, round seeds which denote prosperity.

  1. Greens

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From South America to Europe, everyone eats green leafy vegetables including collards, cabbage and kale which are considered lucky on a New Year’s Day because of their appearance and color that is similar to paper cash. According to the belief, the more you eat, the more prosperous and healthier you will be.

Greens Recipe

  1. Lentils
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Photo Courtesy: puntoricette

Lentils are a popular food for New Year in Italy. Cotechino con Lenticchie(green lentils with sausage) is a popular meal of New Year in Italy. According to a myth, Lentils are considered to be lucky in Hungary. They are preferred to be taken with soup.

Cotechino con Lenticchie recipe

  1. Black-Eyed Peas

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These are thought to bring good luck to one’s life because of their appearance like a penny. They are enjoyed in southern part of USA. They are served on New Year in a traditional dish called Hoppin’ John.

Southern Black-Eyed Peas recipe

  1. Cornbread

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Cornbread is a favorite treat throughout the year, and it is considered a New Year special in South America. This is because its color is similar to that of gold.

Cornbread recipe

Cakes & Circular food

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Foods that are in the shape of ring are said to bring good luck. This may be because they represent coming full circle.

Chocaroon Cake recipe

 

Wish you a very Happy New Year 2016.

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