Eggnog Pound Cake with Rum Glaze
from Horizon’s farmer partner recipe box
Amazing dessert to bring to your next holiday party or to the office. The glaze is a perfect touch.
Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cooking Time: 65 minutes
1/2 cup dried currants
2 tablespoons dark rum or water
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated or ground
1 cup Horizon Organic unsalted butter at room temperature2 cups sugar
3 large Horizon Organic eggs at room temperature
1 cup Horizon Organic eggnog mixed with 1 tsp vanilla
2 tablespoons water – glaze
2 tablespoons dark rum – glaze
3/4 cup sugar – glaze
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour 9-inch Bundt pan. Soak currants in rum for 15 minutes. Combine dry ingredients and set aside. In a separate bowl, beat butter for 30 seconds with a mixer on medium speed. Add sugar and beat 5 minutes more. Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. With mixer on low speed, alternately beat in eggnog and dry ingredients. Fold in currants and remaining rum. Pour into Bundt pan. Bake 55-65 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean. Cool ten minutes on wire rack. While cake is cooling, combine glaze ingredients. Turn cake out onto wire rack. Use pastry brush to spread glaze on cake. Allow to cool completely before serving.
Calories 366; Calories from Fat 114; Total Fat 13g; Saturated Fat 8g; Cholesterol 75mg; Sodium 126mg; Total Carbohydrates 58g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugar 40g; Protein 4g; Vitamin A 10% DV; Vitamin C 0% DV; Calcium 7% DV; Iron 8% DV.
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You can view the clip here. Did you know that you can recycle Silk, Horizon and International Delight cartons? Yes, you can!
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Our two companies have complementary missions and values and a shared commitment to innovation, product quality, food safety, and sustainability. Together, we will provide the two most popular gateways for consumers to enter into the organic category – produce and dairy.
Like WhiteWave, California-based Earthbound Farm is an organic pioneer and innovator. Both companies are built around brands that offer great-tasting, responsibly-produced foods that are better for people and the planet.
We expect this acquisition to close in the first quarter of 2014. We’re excited to bring great brands and businesses together to benefit consumers, retailers, organic producers and the planet.
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More than 26,000 people and 1,200 exhibitors attended this year’s four-day show that was held at the Atlanta World Congress Center.
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Are yams on your Thanksgiving menu? Let us help you out with this delicious recipe for Yam Gratin. Yum.
Yam Gratin with Nutmeg and Sage
Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes
This simple recipe can easily be multiplied to serve a large holiday crowd.
3 small yams
1-2 pinches dried sage
1 pinch ground nutmeg
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp. Horizon Organic unsalted butter, cut in pieces
1/2 cup Horizon Organic grated cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter a shallow one-quart casserole or gratin dish. Peel the yams and cut them in slices about 1/3-inch thick. Arrange the slices, slightly overlapping, in a single layer in the dish. Sprinkle with sage, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Dot with butter. Bake in the preheated oven for about 1 1/2 hours, until the yams are slightly tender. Top the gratin with cheese and bake for 30 minutes more, until the yams are very tender and the cheese is melted and golden.
Calories 217; Carbohydrate 27g; Protein 7g; Fat 9g; Saturated Fat 6g; Cholesterol 25mg; Calcium 177mg (18% DV); Sodium 374mg