Peach Souffle

Today we made Peach Souffle!

2 ripe or overripe medium peaches, peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped; butter, powdered sugar, 1/2C vodka, 1/3C sugar, 3 whites of large eggs

Add 6T sugar to vodka in a shallow glass dish or glass bowl and stir until dissolved.

Peach Souffle

Stir in peaches. Cover with plastic wrap and soak for at least 30 minutes.

Peach Souffle

Preheat oven to 350F.

Peach Souffle

Thoroughly butter a souffle dish. Generously dust with powdered sugar. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.

Peach Souffle

Drain peaches. Gradually beat 1/3C sugar into whites until stiff peaks form.

Peach Souffle

Peach Souffle

Peach Souffle

Quickly fold in peaches.

Peach Souffle

Spoon into prepared dish.

Peach Souffle

Bake 25-30 minutes or until puffed and browned.

Peach Souffle

Serve immediately.

Peach Souffle

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Today we made Melon Cranberry Sorbet!

1C chopped melon– any with pale orange flesh (cantaloupe, muskmelon, etc.), 1/3C sugar, 6 oz dried cranberries, 1/2C vodka

Soak cranberries in vodka 2 or more hours. Drain and reserve vodka for another recipe.

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Puree melon in blender.

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Mix in sugar.

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Pour into final container, such as a souffle dish.

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Fold in cranberries.

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Melon Cranberry Sorbet

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Today we made Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream!

3 egg yolks, 1C lowfat milk, 16 oz heavy cream, 1/2C sugar, 2C halved fresh cherries, 1t vanilla extract, 1/4t salt, 1C chocolate chips, 1 1/2C vodka

Place cherries in shallow dish. Soak in vodka, covered, at least 2 hours.

In saucepan, beat milk with yolks, salt and sugar over medium heat until just starting to boil, stirring constantly.

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Chill at least 3 hours. Stir in cream, vanilla and well-drained cherries.

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Churn in ice cream maker. Fold in chocolate chips. Freeze at least 2 hours.

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Today I made Lemon Vodka Oat Bars!

1 1/4 C flour, 1t baking powder, 1/2t salt, 1/2C butter, 1C sugar, 2 eggs, 2C oats

Filling: 1 1/2 C sugar, 1/4C cornstarch, 1/4C flour, 1/4C citrus vodka, juice of 2 lemons, 4 eggs

Preheat oven to 350F.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Sift together dry ingredients. Stir in oats. In separate bowl, cream butter and sugar.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Add eggs. Blend well.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Stir in dry ingredients.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Turn into greased rectangular pan.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Bake 20 minutes or until barely tan. Keep oven at 350F.

Make filling:

Beat eggs with sugar.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Sift in dry ingredients.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Stir in juice and vodka.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Press down with fork on crust.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Pour on filling.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Bake 30 minutes or until set. Cool 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Lemon Vodka Oat Bars

Blueberry Vodka Soup or Sorbet

Today I made Blueberry Vodka Soup or Sorbet!

3/4C fresh blueberries, 2C fresh blueberries, 3/4C sugar, 2C plain or citrus vodka

Soak 2C blueberries in vodka 2 or more hours.

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Blueb Vodka

Push 3/4C blueberries through a seive. Use skins for another recipe. Mix blueberry puree and sugar.

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Drain blueberries from vodka. Use vodka for another recipe.

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Stir into puree mixture. Blend well.

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

For soup, chill 3 or more hours.

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For sorbet, freeze overnight.

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