Marmalade Upside-Down Vanilla-Bourbon Pudding Cake

Bitter orange to vanilla is like Sonny to Cher…. two divas that compliment each other in the best way! To make the Cake: Ingredients 1 whole orange with skin on 1/4 c orange marmalade ½ c unsalted butter ½ c sugar 2 eggs 1 ½ c white flour ½ tsp baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) DirectionsContinue reading “Marmalade Upside-Down Vanilla-Bourbon Pudding Cake”

Ecuadorian Colada Maracuya

This is a very common Ecuadoran breakfast beverage. It is slightly thick with a hearty oat flavor complemented by the opulent vanilla and tangy fruit.  Serve it warm or chilled.   It is amazing!  It’s worth trying the option using naranjillo or persimmons!! 20 minutes of preparation time Ingredients 8 cups of water 2 passion fruitsContinue reading “Ecuadorian Colada Maracuya”

Amazing Exotic Eggnog

This eggnog has become the Christmas tradition in our family, it takes priority over opening presents and checking Christmas stockings.  It comes before that morning coffee.  It is our way of waiting and recognizing a special moment, savoring something special. 20 minutes of preparation time, ready in 6 hours Ingredients 5 cups milk 5 wholeContinue reading “Amazing Exotic Eggnog”

Vanilla Bean Kentucky Bourbon Pudding

This vanilla bean pudding is thick, opulent, and creamy. Kentucky Bourbon accentuates the vanilla. Exotic! Ingredients 1 2/3 cups whole milk, divided 1 cup light cream 1 vanilla bean 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 free range eggs 2 tablespoons Kentucky Bourbon 1 teaspoon real vanilla extract Directions Begin withContinue reading “Vanilla Bean Kentucky Bourbon Pudding”