Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Eggnog Pralines


I have a huge weakness for truffles and pralines. When you lived in France and Belgium for a few years (like I did) it´s really hard to escape them. But until this Christmas I never ventured into making them from scratch. Maybe I just thought that it would be difficult to make something better than Godiva. But I´ve found a very tempting recipe and since I had a bottle of Mom´s delicious Christmas eggnog in the fridge, I just made the leap. And I couldn´t be more surprised and delighted with the results. The eggnog with pecans make for a delicious combination of flavors and a hint of rum is all it takes to make it perfect. Covered in white and milk chocolate frosting they are almost too pretty to be eaten (but only almost, since they´ve been disappearing pretty fast :) They will surely be part of the special Christmas diner I´m preparing for my fiancé tonight. Since we can´t be together on Saturday, we´re having our own Christmas Eve tonight, with foie gras, champagne and gifts...It´s such a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas together, regardless of the date!



PS: And for all those who asked yesterday, a gingerbread house is really easier to make than it seems! And no, we won´t eat it, it´s only for decoration :)

 
 
 
 

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34 comments:

  1. You've been baking a lot lately! That's so nice, it's an inspiration for me to bake more often as well :)

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  2. mh, everything looks so yummy. i want them...now :)
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  3. ohh yum! i wish i could taste-test through the internet :(
    x

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  4. These look amazing! I think we'd be great baking buddies :D

    <3
    K

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  5. Ooohh... Another sweet treat... Thank you for the recipe...
    I'm looking for sweet recipes that I can prepare for Christmas... This is perfect...

    Hi_D

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  6. what a great idea!
    now a follower of your lovely blog :)
    xx

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  7. ooh these look amazing! I love eggnog :)

    XO
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  8. Looks so yummy!! Hope you well hun xx

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  9. yummm, these look great....im a sucker for anything sweet ;-)

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  10. So delicious. I hope you have a good day .

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  11. Thanks for sharing another yummy treat recipe!

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  12. wow, it looks delicious. :) you are so skilful :)


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  13. wow this looks yummy! i'm sure my baby would love it.. i should try this at home :)
    xoxo, Haus of Gala

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  14. these look so delicious! wow

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  15. these look great. i just tried egg nog for the first time this past weekend.

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  16. looks lovely :)

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  17. How delicious does this look! And you make it look so easy.

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  19. This things seems to be so yummy !
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  20. these look so delicious *__*

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  21. Oh my goodness! I am completely enamoured by your finesse in baking! So jealous right now! haha. Everything looks absolutely delicious but cant quite believe you wont be nomming on your gingerbread house haha xx Eeli

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  22. I made chocolates over on my blog today too! dark chocolate raspberry!

    -Nico

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  23. lovely blog, following you :)

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  24. omg, these look delicious defs going to try it!

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  25. I just came across your blog and it's adorable! Those pralines look as if they are to die for!... And anything with eggnog in it is mmmmm! Have fun with the fiance tonight :)
    Luvv, Leigh B

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  26. Thank you so much for your comment, it means a lot to me!!!
    I'm your follower too,
    kisses and mery Xmas!!!
    XX

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  27. My mom would love this! She loves pralines and egg nog! HAHA It's a win win! Thanks for sharing!
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  28. these look so delicious! happy holidays xx sylvie

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