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Spicy Hot Crema al Caffe Recipe

There's nothing better to warm up with during the holiday season than a big cup of coffee and cream. Adding a pinch of cayenne pepper makes this recipe a tad on the spicy side, and we love it!
Spicy Hot Crema al Caffe
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Recipe type: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Serve 4
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 tablespoons Crema al Caffè
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • Whipped cream for serving
Instructions
  1. Combine milk and Crema al Caffè in a medium sauce pan. Heat until the Crema has melted and the milk is hot but not boiling.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in chili powder, cinnamon and cayenne. Divide into four mugs.
  3. Serve with whipped cream.
Notes
Over 21 Version: add a shot of coffee liquor

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EVOO Ham and Strawberry Tapas Appetizer Recipe

This tapas recipe is perfect for easy entertaining!  EVOO ( Extra Virgin Olive Oil ) with ham and strawberry are an easy way to quickly prepare appetizers that will impress your guests!    
Pinchos with Iberico ham and strawberry
 
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Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 4 slices baguette
  • 4 slices of Iberico ham
  • 8 strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon Atlas Extra Virgin Olive Oil  
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Strawberry Pulp Vinegar 
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat a grill pan to high heat. Drizzle baguette slices with oil. Place on grill and cook oil side down until grill lines are visible. Set aside.
  2. Cut strawberries into quarters. Mix the cream cheese with vinegar. Spread baguettes with cheese mixture, place Iberico ham over cheese and top with strawberries. Season with pepper.

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French Style Orange Olive Oil Cake Dessert Recipe

This orange olive oil cake is easy to prepare and the perfect dessert recipe for holiday entertaining!

French-style Orange Olive Oil - Yogurt Cake
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8 - 10 servings
Ingredients
  • butter to grease loaf pan
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 orange, zest, remove pith and slice
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¾ cup Greek-style yogurt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup Orange Olive Oil
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8 ½” x 4 ½” loaf pan.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk to combine.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the yogurt, sugar, orange zest, oil and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs one at a time, mixing until well combined.
  4. Fold the dry ingredients into yogurt mixture just to blend.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Place orange slices over the top.
  6. Bake for 50 - 60 minutes on the middle rack of the oven or until a skewer inserted in the center of the loaf come our clean. The loaf should just pull away from the sides and be golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove from loaf pan by inverting. Place on the rack cake side up and allow to cool to room temperature.

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