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Friday, November 26, 2010

Strawberry Cream Horns

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Now
that Thanksgiving is over we begin in full swing preparing
for Christmas.  Here is another cookie that is a special
Christmas treat.
I love creating foods for Pink Saturday. 

These Strawberry Cream Horns are a perfect
holiday or special event cookie. 


These little delicacies are an extra special cookie for
when you want something out of the ordinary.  A crisp
outer sugar cookie shell painted inside with chocolate
and filled with strawberry cream.  They are small
two bite cookies that always draw a crowd.


Strawberry Cream Horns Recipe

1 egg
1/4 C. melted butter
1/2 C. sugar
2/3 C. flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1/3 C. milk
1/2 tsp. almond flavor

1 C. semi-sweet chips
1 tsp. vegetable oil

1 1/2 C. heavy whipping cream
1 C. chopped fresh strawberries, raspberries or
a combination of both ( I used both)
1/2 C. powdered sugar

Lightly mix the egg, then add the butter and sugar.  Mix with
a whisk.  Whisk in the flour and salt and end with the milk and
flavoring.

Heat a non-stick griddle to 300 degrees.  Using scant
tablespoon of batter, spread out into about a 3 inch circle.
Make the batter as thin as possible.  Let cook until golden
then flip over and let cook about 1 minute.

While still hot form into a cone around  a cone shaped
form, letting cool until it holds its shape.  Only do about
3 at a time. 

Melt the chocolate chips with the oil in the microwave by heating
30 seconds, then stir whether it looks like it needs it or not.
Heat in 30 second increments, stirring each time so as not
to scorch.  At the end, let the heat of the chocolate finish
melting the remaining chips, stirring until smooth.  Paint the
inside of the cooled cones with the chocolate, dipping the
tops in the chocolate.  Put in the fridge to set the chocolate.

Put the fruit in the blender or food processor and puree.
Press through a sieve to remove the seeds.  You should
have a scant 1/2 C. puree. 

Whip the cream until soft peaks form, then add the powdered
sugar until firm peaks.  By hand, blend in the puree.

Place the whipped cream in a pastry bag with a large star tip.
Pipe into the cones.  Refrigerate.
Makes about 24.







Take one and enjoy it during your holiday preparations.


Just a few pink shots from our
Thanksgiving in Cabo
We enjoyed perfect weather in a perfect setting.
                                                      
I will be posting this with

32 comments:

It's me said...

That looks very yammie yammie !! nice weekend ....love Ria.....

Madeline & Peter said...

WOW your recipes look delicious!! I do live in Utah! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your wonderful compliments on our couch!

Fleur de Bee said...

OH YUM!! So fun to know you enjoy The Grand as much as we do. What a treat! Next time we are coming to your kitchen for the amazing food you cook!

Tiffanee said...

Those look amazing and not to mention delicious!! I think I will have to attempt to make them. Cabo looked incredible. Hope you had a great trip!!

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

Wow! Those look yummy! I'm your newest follower. You had me at Chocolat. I'd be delighted for you to follow me back.
www.beatricebanks.blogspot.com
Happy PS!

Gracie Jewellery said...

I'm thinking I going to have to try that recipe.

Gracie Jewellery said...

Hah, forgot to add... Happy Pink Saturday. Hey, I'm having a giveaway!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Saturday Jacqueline Sweetie...
Oh yummy does this ever sound delish. I am sure it is full of calories, but what they hey, it's the holiday right? Love this share.

Your photos of Cabo are so beautiful. Love all the pinks. What a gorgeous share sweet friend. Have a wonderful Pink Saturday. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

Natasha said...

Wow, you sure do know how to make a girl hungry! That looks sensational. I love the gorgeous platter you served them on as well.

Delicious post as usual, sweet Jacqueline!

Best wishes,
Natasha.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Just beautiful! What a great fancy dessert, I'll bet you can't make them fast enough:@)

Rebecca said...

You're making me hungry and it's only 5am-your trip looks fantastic!

Ginger said...

OH MY GOSH, I am in love with your blog. So awesome. Thanks for stopping by and leading me here.
Ginger

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Although I like to try, I am not much of a baker. Do you think I could really make those? We are traveling at Christmas and those would make a beautiful Christmas gift for people....just a little something. Happy Pink Saturday.

Treat and Trick said...

What a lovely bake! Sounds delicious, great filling too. Thanks for stopping by my blog, hope to see you again....

Paige Thomas King said...

going to try these tomorrow! i need to go thru your recipes--maybe i just won't sleep to night. sleep is for the weak.
paige

Nancy said...

So pretty and great for a party! Happy Pink Saturday! from California at last.

Sue said...

These look so pretty and delicate. I bet they are delicious! Love the mini cone size:) I bet you all had a fun Thanksgiving together in Cabo!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

What beautiful strawberry horns! A wonderful recipe that is so adaptable too. Thank you!

Cabo looks beautiful!

Laura said...

What an elegant recipe.
I am so glad I found your blog this afternoon-
I am a new follower.

I can't wait to read more!

Laura
White Spray Paint

Donnie said...

Those cookies really make a lovely presentation. I loved all your pink from Cabo.

Sarah said...

These look yummy and so pretty. I want to make these for sure. Thanks for the recipe. They look time consuming though. ;-)
Sarah

Kathy said...

Those look exquisite! My family would think me a wonder if I made those!
Happy belated Pink Saturday,
Kathy

Gail said...

Oh those Strawberry Horns look soooooooooo good, yummm.

Happy PS

Les rêves d'une boulangère (Brittany) said...

Cream horns are among one of my favourite sweet treats! I love your strawberry twist. Thanks for the recipe...guess what...I've NEVER seen a recipe for horns before! Even though I have so many cook books and follow heaps of blogs; so yes, I'm excited :D

Jennifer @ Muse Lodge said...

Yummy!! They look tasty!

Cheri said...

These sound yummy - have to try them. Thanks for visiting my blog - new follower!

Tasha said...

YUM! I could die right now because I want to have one and I don't have the ingreidients to make them! LOL! Thanks for sharing, I can't wait to make them! I hope you don't mind me featuring this on my blog!
Have a great night!
Tasha
www.dotdotdotthis@blogspot.com

Kim @ Quit Eating Out {Recipes to Make Dining Out a Choice, Not a Chore} said...

Your Thanksgiving destination looks absolutely gorgeous.... as does this dessert. I love things like this that are out of the ordinary and would make a big impact.

Lisa said...

Wow, you've really outdone yourself with these little beauties. I love that you filled them with strawberry cream.

Katie Rose said...

So elegant!

Mary @ Bites and Bliss said...

Incredible!! And so beautiful, too. :)

Kim @ Quit Eating Out {Recipes to Make Dining Out a Choice, Not a Chore} said...

Thanks for sharing this at Saturday Swap! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!

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