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Christmas Capirotada - Mexican Bread Pudding

Christmas Capirotada - Mexican Bread Pudding

This is not your Mama's Capirotada, expect an unexpected burst of orange flavor mixed with cinnamon, cranberries and apples. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cps. Brown Sugar or Piloncillo 3/4 cp Water 3/4 cp Orange Juice 1/2 cp Butter 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon or 1 Cinnamon Stick 1/2 tsp Orange Extract  1/2 lb Queso Fresco or Monterey Jack, cubed 2 cps - Golden Delicious Apples, sliced 1/2 cp Dried Cranberries 1/2 cp Pecans, whole or chopped 1/2 Loaf of French or Sweet Bread or 3-4 Bolillos, sliced Vanilla or Toffee Ice Cream   DIRECTIONS: In a sauce pan add brown sugar, water,...

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Lovely Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lovely Lemon Meringue Pie

Growing up I had a neighbor who lived across the street named Eleanor Platt. She was from the midwest and had a overflowing lemon tree in her backyard. She taught me how to make real pies from scratch. Her pie crust was perfectly flaky and tasty! Although I must admit I just buy pre-made crust now but I concentrate on making the fillings fabulous!Lovely Lemon Meringue PieIngredientsLemon Filling:* 4 egg yolks (reserve whites for meringue)* 1/3 cup cornstarch* 1 1/2 cups water* 1 cup sugar (add more if you like it really sweet)* 1/4 teaspoon salt* 1 tablespoon butter* 1/2...

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