Sunday, March 13, 2011

We Have a Winner!

Thanks to all of you wonderful quilt-aholics who participated in my first give-away!  I so enjoyed reading your comments and felt very comforted knowing I was not alone with my addiction.  So, without further ado, the winner's name is (drumroll, please)... 
Congratulations!
So, if you could email me your mailing info and tell me which wool set you'd like (dark or light) I'll get your gift in the mail right away.

I've added a few more patterns to my website this week and here they are.
"Cinnamon Roll Swirl" has instructions for a 52" x 56" quilt and a yummy-smelling pincushion!
"Interweave" was designed using only four colours (red, blue, cream, and light brown).  It measures 54" x 70".
This past week we celebrated several birthdays with friends and family.  For brother-in-law Gord, and hubby Ben, I made them each a cream puff shaped in the first letter of their names. 
I got the recipe out of a "Good Housekeeping" magazine years ago, and it's one of my all-time favourites--so simple and so yummy.

ALMOND CREAM PUFF RING
Heat 1 cup water, 1/2 cup margarine, and 1/4 tsp. salt to boiling.  Remove from heat.  Stir in 1 cup of flour all at once till mixture forms a ball and leaves the sides of the pot.  Add 4 eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.  Heat oven to 400.
Grease and flour large cookie sheet.  Trace a 7" circle in the flour.  Drop the batter inside the circle to form a ring.  Bake about 35 minutes or until golden.  Turn off the oven and keep ring in the oven another 15 minutes.  Cool.
Make the filling:
Whip 1 cup whipping cream and set aside.  Beat 1 pkg instant vanilla pudding with 1 1/4 cups of milk and 1 tsp almond extract for 2 minutes.  Fold in the whipped cream.
Slice the top off the ring and spoon the filling inside.  Replace the top.
Melt 2 semi-sweet chocolate squares and 1 Tbsp margarine.  Drizzle over the top.
Enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. Congratulations to Allenz!
    That cream puff looks so good, one of my favorite desserts.

    Debbie

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  2. I really should have won... ;)

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  3. What a lucky winner! Congrats to Allenz,

    Thanks for the fun and your new patterns look beautiful:)

    Shazy x

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