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Festive Canadian Supper

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Ingredients
  Jelly roll 1
  Apricot jam/Orange marmalade 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Confectioners sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened cocoa 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Candied cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Angelica leaves/Green spearmint leaves 4 Tablespoon (As Required)
  Almonds/Pecans, halved 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Sweet potatoes 2 Can (20 oz) (Water Packed)
  Belgian endives 2
  Watercress 2 Bunch (200 gm)
  Apples 2 Large (Or 3 Medium Sized)
  Cooking butter 4 Tablespoon
  Cooking butter 1⁄4 Pound
  Brown sugar 10 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup + 2 Tablespoons)
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Croissants 400 Gram (1 Package)
  Canadian bacon slice 1 1⁄4 Pound (1/4-Inch Thick Slices)
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil and vinegar dressing 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Prepared)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Place the jelly roll on a cake plate. In a bowl, add jam, marmalade and orange juice. Mix well and brush over the jelly roll.
2) Using a rotary beater, beat the heavy cream with confectioner's sugar, cocoa and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Beat till stiff. Use the mixture to frost the jelly. With a fork, make patterns on the frosting resembling the bark of a tree. Garnish with cherries, angelica and nuts on the jelly cake. Chill in the fridge.

MAKING
3) In a medium saucepan, add in 1 can of the sweet potatoes along with its liquid. Cook covered on simmer for 10 minutes.
4) Rinse the endives and separate the leaves. Wash and drain teh watercress and pick out the long stems. Break the larger endive leaves into half. Toss the endives and watercress into a salad bowl. Chill.
5) Slice the apples crosswise to get 1/2-inch thickness. Remove the cores.
6) In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter. Saute the apple slices till golden brown on both sides. Sprinkle 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger. Cook covered on simmer for 5 minutes.
7) Warm the croissants lightly.
8) In an electric mixer, add in sweet potatoes, 1/3 cup liquid from the its can, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla. Beat well. Transfer into a serving dish.
9) Into the apples, add in the bacon and white wine. Cook covered on low flame for 5 minutes.

SERVING
10) Place the jelly roll in a basket.
11) Drizzle the oil and vinegar dressing over the endives and watercress salad.
12) Serve the sweet potato mash, sauted apples, croissants, salad and jelly roll on the table.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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