German Apricot Cake Aprikosenkuchen This recipe for German Apricot Cake or Aprikosenkuchen, may surprise you. The ingredients are pretty simple but the finished cake is always delicious. It’s a classic German recipe, that in Germany most Germans know how to make this kuchen/cake by heart. Kuchen …
Apricot Lavender Jam Sweet, fruity apricots, are paired with delicate lavender, resulting in a delicious jam. Apricot Lavender Jam is perfect smeared on scones, biscuits, croissants or warm, thick slices of country bread. This is a delicious jam with a delicate lavender taste. The perfect …
Tangerine Apricot Poppy Seed Scones
It’s Citrus Time!! There is nothing better than eating a big, juicy orange while snow is falling outside! Tangerine apricot poppy seed scones are truly delightful. During the Holiday season, we tend to over indulge in candy, cookies, chips and dips. We forget about all the lovely citrus fruits that abound this time of year. Next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up a bag of oranges, tangerines, grapefruit and place a big bowl of citrus fruit on your Holiday Table!
Add more tangerine goodness to these already delicious scones by drizzling them with a tangerine glaze. Tangerine glaze is made simply with confectioners’ sugar, fresh grated tangerine zest and freshly squeezed tangerine juice. If your like me and purchase large quantities of oranges during the winter months, you can swamp oranges for the tangerines. Each year the school where my daughter-in-law teaches sells oranges and grapefruit. This recipe comes in handy.
Dried Apricots are pitted, unpeeled apricot halves that have had a large percentage of moisture removed. Often times treated with sulfur-dioxide to preserve their color. In addition to being rich in vitamin A, dried apricots are a valuable source of iron and calcium. The kernels of the apricot pits are used in confections and to flavor Liqueurs. Like bitter almonds, apricot kernels are poisonous until roasted.
A loose skinned orange category that includes several varieties that can be sweet or tart, seedless or not and can range in size from as small as an egg to as large as a medium grapefruit. All mandarins have skins that slip easily off the fruit. Among the more well known mandarin orange family members are clementine, dancy, satsuma and tangerine. The most common mandarin found in the United States is the tangerine. It has a thick rough skin and sweet flesh.