Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Cadbury Cream Eggs
If your like me, I like to make things homemade whenever possible, it just makes the occasion even more special and it's something I enjoy doing. I came across this recipe for Cadbury Cream Eggs last year and never got around to making them, I may not this year either, but I thought I'd share them here in case some of you domestic divas wanted to try your hand at making cream eggs.
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
4 drops yellow food coloring
2 drops red food coloring
1 12oz. bag milk chocolate chips
2 tsp. vegetable shortening
Combine first 4 ingredients, beat well with a electric mixer till smooth. Add powdered sugar, a little at a time and mix by hand. Mix till creamy. Remove about 1/3of the sugar mixture and place in a small bowl. Add food coloring and mix well. Cover both mixtures and chill for at least 2 hours or till firm. Roll a small marble size from the orange mix and wrap a small amount of the white filling around the orange and form the shape of eggs and place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Repeat till done and chill for 4 hours. You want them to set. Combine chocolate chips with veg. shortening in a double broiler and melt down. Mix well. Take each egg and dip into chocolate and return to cookie sheet. Repeat and chill for 2 hours. Repeat the dipping process and chill again and your done!
Easter is early this year so if your gonna make these for Sunday, get hoppin! A trail run is always good practice so try these out on your family, cuz you know there won't be any left on Easter, these go fast!! Enjoy and Happy Easter!
Posted by Sue Neitzel at 1:56 PM