Liz's Brunch

Gourmet Night at Liz's

Fruit Dip
8 oz. Crushed pineapple with juice
3 ½ oz. Instant coconut pudding
¾ cup Milk
½ cup Sour cream

1. Combine all ingredients and blend for 30 seconds. Refrigerate overnight or for several hours.

Hot Cranberry Drink
2 cups Water
1 ½ C. Sugar
4 Cinnamon sticks
1 QT. Cranberry juice
1 QT. Water
2 cups Orange juice
2 TB. Lemon juice

1. Simmer water, sugar and cinnamon sticks for 10 minutes.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes.

Cinnamon Coffee Cake
1 pkg. Yellow cake mix
1 cup Sour cream
4 Eggs
1 sm. pkg. Vanilla instant pudding
1/2 cup Oil
2 TB. Cinnamon
3/4 cup sugar

1. Place cake mix, sour cream, pudding, oil, and eggs in large bowl. Blend on low speed for one minute, then on high speed for 10 minutes.
2. Spread 1/2 of batter in greased bundt pan. Top with half of sugar and cinnamon mixture. Spread rest of batter on and top with remaining cinnamon and sugar.
3. Swirl with a knife to get a marbled effect. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes.

Ham and Egg Casserole
4-6 slices Bread
1 cup Grated cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cup Chopped baked ham
1 doz. Eggs
1 1/2 cup Milk
3/4 tsp. Dry mustard
3 Green onions, chopped
1/2 Green pepper, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Butter a 9X13 glass dish. Line with bread slices after removing crusts.
2. Cover bread with cheese and ham.
3. Beat eggs and add mustard, milk, onion and pepper. Pour over bread, cheese and ham.
4. Cover tightly and refrigerate overnight.
5. Bake uncovered at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.

Gingerbread Waffles
2 cups Flour
1 1/2 tsp. Baking powder
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Ginger
1/4 tsp. Cloves
1/4 tsp. Salt
2 Eggs, separated
1/4 cup Butter
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1/2 cup Molasses
1 cup milk

1. Mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt. Set aside.
2. Beat 2 egg whites and set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in molasses, egg yolks and milk.
3. Add dry ingredients and mix until combined. Fold in egg whites.
4. Bake on waffle iron and serve with maple syrup or honey and whipped cream.