Easy Indulgent Dessert Recipes To Sweeten Your New Year's Eve!
Tired of the same old bread and jam routine? It's time to rethink the humble jam and discover its full potential in the kitchen! While bread and jam may be a classic combination, jams can be used in a variety of ways to add flavour and sweetness to a wide range of dishes. From savoury sandwiches to indulgent desserts, there are so many ways to incorporate jams into your cooking. How about using jams to elevate your desserts and why not try them out for NYE?
Deliciously fruity goodness
Jams are an incredibly versatile and delicious ingredient that can be used in a variety of creative ways. From adding flavour to cakes to incorporating jam into frostings and glazes, there are countless ways to get creative with jams in the kitchen.Let us explore the different ways jams can be used to elevate your desserts - here are some ideas for recipes that would be perfect for New Year's Eve!
Jam thumbprint cookies: Cookies are a classic and always a hit. Simply make your favourite cookie dough recipe and roll the dough into balls. Use your thumb to create a small indentation in the centre of each ball, then fill the indentation with your favourite type of jam (such as strawberry). Bake the cookies according to the recipe instructions and serve them warm.
Jam swirl brownies: Make a batch of your favourite brownie mix, then swirl in your favourite type of jam before baking. The jam will add a delicious fruity flavour to the rich, chocolatey brownies.
Jam-filled doughnuts: Make a batch of your favourite doughnut dough (either fried or baked), then use a small spoon or pastry bag to fill the doughnuts with your favourite type of jam. Dust the doughnuts with powdered sugar before serving.
Jam tarts: Use store-bought or homemade pie crust to make small tart shells, then fill them with your favourite type of jam (such as strawberry or mixed fruit). You can either leave the tarts plain or top them with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of sliced almonds before serving.
Grilled cheese and jam sandwiches: Move over Peanut Butter Jelly sandwiches. Here come Grilled Cheese & Jam sandwiches! Spread your favourite type of fruit jam on one slice of bread, then top it with cheese and another slice of bread. Grill the sandwich in a pan or on a griddle until the cheese is melted and the bread is crispy.
Jam-filled pastries: Use store-bought or homemade puff pastry to make small pastries, then fill them with your favourite type of fruit jam. You can either leave the pastries plain or top them with a sprinkle of powdered sugar before serving.
Jam-swirled cheesecake: Make a batch of your favourite cheesecake recipe, then swirl in your favourite type of fruit jam (such as mango or strawberry) before baking. The jam will add a delicious fruity flavour to the creamy cheesecake.
These are just a few ideas for incorporating jams into your New Year's Eve desserts. Whether you prefer classic cookies or indulgent brownies, there's a recipe here that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. To choose the perfect jams for these recipes, check out Mapro’s range of jams (mango, mixed fruit, pineapple, whole strawberry) that have 100% real pulp of fruits harvested from local farms!
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