Wednesday, June 27, 2018

National Orange Blossom Day * Lets Celebrate


   National Orange Blossom Day  Recipe : 

The orange blossom has stood for purity, chastity, and innocence dating back to ancient China. In China an emblem of the orange blossom was placed on the gowns of young brides to represent these virtues. This tradition moved westward into India and up to Persia which is present day Iran., The Orange blossom is the fragrant flower of the Citrus sinensis (orange tree).

Today's  Recipe is for Orange Pecan Balls :

1/2 C butter (softened)
 1 small can frozen orange juice concentrate 
 1 box powder sugar
 1 box vanilla wafers ( crushed)
 1 C pecans ( chopped) 

Combine : butter,sugar,crushed wafers & orange juice - Mix well.Roll into 3/4 inch balls -then roll balls into chopped pecans. Refrigerate until ready to serve,   

Orange Blossom Cocktail Recipe
  1. Frost the glass rim with bar sugar and put it in freezer to chill.
  2. Take cocktail shaker2/3 filled with ice. Add first five ingredients in it and shake well.
  3. Strain and pour chilled mixed drink in chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with orange wedge and serve.

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