Friday, November 12, 2010

Witch's Tea - 2010

The Invitation
October 29, 2010
-Join me for some pumpkin treats-
Enter if you dare!

No, you're not there yet!

The hostess, aka - Me!

Vanilla Earl Grey Tea
Petite Fours
Mini Pumpkin Muffins
Pumkin Cheesecake Mousse
Scones with Pumpkin Butter, Apricot Jam & Clotted Cream

Pumkin Muffins/Cake (adapted from the cake doctor cookbook)
1 box of cake mix (chocolate is good, I used spice mix here)
1 15oz can (about 1 3/4 cups) of pumpkin
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
3 eggs
Mix it up and bake! So easy.
Optional -I put mini chocolate chips on some of them and pumpkin seeds on others before baking.  Cream Cheese icing is good too.

Pumpkin Butter
Original Recipe Yield 5 - 1/2 pint jars
1 (29 ounce) can pumpkin puree (or use your own pumpkin)
1/2 Apricot Jam
3/4 cup apple juice
3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
2 teaspoons cinammon
1 1/2 cups white sugar
Combine pumpkin, apple juice, spices, and sugar in a large saucepan; stir well & Blitz with an immersion blender. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes or until thickened. Stir frequently. Transfer to sterile containers and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

The Guests
(Including a special Skye from PEI)

A Poochy Moment

Spooky Stuff

 Witchy Stuff


Photo by LL of the dead tango.

Don't forget to watch,... a witchy tradition.

Additional Beverages

1 comment:

  1. great blog pooch zorra! glad i could make it.
    ~pooch xx