» coffee cakes All About Cakes, Coffee Time, Tea Time and Party Time! Fri, 08 Feb 2013 11:50:29 +0000 en hourly 1 The Combo Of Coffee Cake And Coffee Cups: Perfect To Relax After A Busy Day Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:06:24 +0000 Administrator Enjoying every sip of favorite beverage with homemade perfect coffee cake is a special liking for most of us. The pleasure of this small cost activity becomes multiple times higher if we have nicely shaped coffee or tea cups in front. Forget the concerns about the budget and enjoy at best. Is it possible and how?

Christmas and New Year celebrations are all over but not the partying time, it never ends. Every day is part day; you just need to find a reason with positive mind set. Partying is not only attending and enjoying the massive gathering with vibrant mood; you may enjoy some moments with your family members also with same spirit. Forget the concerns about the budget and enjoy at yours best. Is it really possible? Yes of course it is with nice collection of coffee cake and coffee or tea cups.

Enjoying every sip of favorite beverage at terrace or in lawn with homemade perfect coffee cake is a special liking for most of us. The pleasure of this small cost activity becomes multiple times higher if we have nicely shaped coffee or tea cup in hand. So, the presence of 2 or 3 different types of coffee and tea sets is necessary to enjoy the relaxing moments of life when you return home after long rush of busy day. Keeping the collection of cups and mugs up to date is not a costly affair; instead, it is a specific task that needs little bit concerns for some insignificant looking but important aspects.

When we roam the city stores or surf from one online store to another, we come across variety of cups and mugs. Most of these look impressive and ignite the desire to have these instantly. But do you know that nice looking coffee cups or tea cups may not be best buy from paid dollars? Yes, it is not compulsory that all the models from famous brands would be really a good addition to glassware collection. Similarly it is not sure that a nice looking cup would be really comfortable to handle and sip the drinks from. Then, consider following few issues before placing the order for any cup set.

Base should be broad enough to give the filled cup a good stability. It is not necessary that only round base are good; stability depends upon the height and the shape at upper end. Rectangular and contour edged tea cups are also in fashion. The theme is another major issue which most of us miss. The pattern and design over the cups should match with our likings or hobbies. Season can also be considered but the cup sets bought on this basis seem odd in other season. The handle is another aspect that needs special attention. All the long handles are not good; the space may be too much congested to accommodate two fingers.

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Coffee Cake & Coffee Or Tea Cups: Best Buy To Make Any Occasion A Great Celebration Tue, 08 Jan 2013 07:13:22 +0000 Administrator There are many activities which can make the whole year as cheerful for us that we enjoy on Christmas or New Year. Amazingly many of these cost very little and. Keeping refrigerators loaded with variety of Coffee cakes and dining area with new tea and Coffee cup are the few affordable.

Festive season is almost over but the time to cheers up is going to last forever. There are many activities which can make the whole year as cheerful for us that we enjoy on Christmas or New Year. Amazingly many of these cost very little and we don’t need to bother for the budget management. Keeping refrigerators loaded with variety of Coffee cakes is one among them.

Variety of cakes is available at online stores at very reasonable price otherwise these can be baked easily at home also. It is health friendly option that you can use to cherish the mouths of ever demanding kids and their friends. Just the serving of right cake can make any occasion some more special. My Grandma’s Coffee Cake, Christmas and Holiday Cakes, Traditional Coffee Cake, Gourmet Cake Samplers and Kosher Cakes etc are some good options for any occasions. All of these are available in attractive packing so can be used as anytime gift.

Besides this, bring home the cheers by buying new set of Coffee or tea cups. This is the activity you will enjoy anytime and anywhere even without mood. It is the best way to surprise and please your best half. The cost is affordable for ever pocket size. Large variety and wide range of brands make this possible. These too can be used for gifting on special occasions like birthday, New Year, Christmas, Home warming and anniversaries etc.

Cups made of ceramics are more in demand; however, steel cups are also liked for special purpose. The cups to be used on tours are made of steel. More over tea cups are more likely to mugs. While buying any type of cups, some factors need special consideration. The handle is the very first I would like to draw readers’ attention. Some manufacturers do compromise or neglect with the importance of handles. The tea or coffee cup you are buying must have large handle comfortable for right and left hand users. It should be large enough to accommodate at least three fingers comfortably. The base size and shape is another important factor to be considered. Some buyers like narrow bottom cups but these cups have little stability.

If you are buying the cups near to special occasion or in a particular weather, make it theme oriented. For winter season, we have the cups designed with warm colors. For summer season, we can find the cups with marine cool colors. If you are going to use the new set of Coffee or tea cups for kids, make your selection cartoon or favorite character oriented.

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Bake Kosher Cakes And Whisky Cakes At Home To Make Festive Celebration Economical Thu, 01 Nov 2012 09:27:35 +0000 Administrator Serving homemade kosher cakes or Whisky cakes is the cost effective option that doesn’t compel to compromise with taste, quality and variety. Here, I am giving recipes for both; just try, serve and enjoy both of these. Here, I am giving recipes for both; just try, serve and enjoy both of these.

This is the season of festival, as the biggest festival Christmas and soon after New Year is coming soon. Everyone is thinking about the party, special menu, exciting party etc. Serving homemade kosher cakes or Whisky cakes is the cost effective option that doesn’t compel to compromise with taste, quality and variety. Here, I am giving recipes for both; just try, serve and enjoy both of these.
If you like the cake that is not too rich and that goes great with a glass of tea, cup of coffee, then this Lemon Kosher Cakes is for you.
• 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
• 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
• 1/2 tsp. baking soda
• 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
• 1/4 tsp. salt
• 2 tsp. grated lemon peel
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 cup sour cream
• 2 eggs
1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray a loaf pan with non-stick spray.
2. Blend together the baking powder, flour, salt and baking soda.
3. Mix lemon peel, melted butter, sour cream, sugar and eggs.
4. Now add flour mixture to the butter mixture.
5. Pour batter into loaf pan.
6. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 40 -50 minutes, or until the toothpick inserted comes out clean.
7. Finally cool for 20 minutes.
The other cake I am talking about is Honey and Whiskey Cake.
• 6 oz/170 g butter
• 6 oz/170 g self-raised flour
• 3 beaten eggs
• 6 oz/170 g soft brown sugar
• Grated rind of a small orange
• 4 tablespoons whisky

Ingredients for butter icing

• 2 oz/56 g butter
• 6 oz/170 g icing (frosting) sugar
• Orange Juice
• 2 tablespoons clear honey

Cream the butter and sugar. Now add the orange rind and beat in the eggs, one at a time. Whisk until mixture is fluffy. Sift in half the self-raised flour. Add the whisky. Fold into mixture and sift in the remaining flour. Bake for 30 – 35 minutes in oven at 375 °F / 190 °C/ Gas Mark 6 until the cake is light golden color. Allow it to cool. Place the honey butter, icing sugar and 1 tablespoon orange juice in the mixing bowl to mix. Use half butter cream as a sandwich between the two halves of the cake. Spread the rest gently on the top of Whisky Cake.

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New Conceptual Business Gifts Options For This Year Tue, 15 Nov 2011 09:11:53 +0000 Administrator Demand of business gifts becomes high in all the countries with the dawn of every new year. Gifting on the arrival of New Year has been a tradition since centuries. Using this opportunity and tradition for business promotion has become a routine practice. This practice delivers multiple benefits to the gifts givers belonging to business or corporate sector. It not only strengthens the relationship but also offers unique opportunity to convince the gifts receivers being face to face in very cordial atmosphere. Though business gifts can be used any time of year to promote business or a particular product but New Year gift has more importance.

Stores have already updated their collection; this is the best time to pick your best. When you will land in gifts stores, you will come across mesmerizing range of products. Each option has its own attraction. Some items have utility potential while others have aesthetic appeal. Cream chargers, soda chargers, coffee mugs, coffee cakes, decorative lighting, wall painting, office table ware and corner indoor fountain etc are some popular options. To get the true benefits of distributing business gifts, selection of best is essential. Otherwise, you may invest your money and efforts without getting expecting gains.

When you start your search for unique business gifts at city stores, you have limited options but if you are on online search, you get much more. Generally, online gifts stores offer wide range of gifts options as many of these are run by the manufacturers themselves that too in pool with others. Online shopping has always been a memorable experience so why not to opt for this trusted option. Following new arrivals under business gifts category will help you optimize your selection approach.

Favorites Gift Basket is the one recent arrival in leading gifts stores.  It has traditional cinnamon walnut, stroopwafels, chocolate sauce and coffee cake. Golden brown cream sour coffee cake has been customer favorite since its introduction. This Traditional Cinnamon Walnut Cake defines the comfort food style besides being a great gift for entertaining and giving. It contains no harmful ingredients. Standards pack can be served up to 10 – 12 people. Hummingbird Recycled Glass Drinking Glasses set is another hot arrival in the stores. These beautiful drinking glasses are designed by world famous designer Alfredo Garcia-Lucio. Each glass measures about 3″x6″ and has capacity about 14 oz. It is anytime best buy for any family and can be used on or around deck, garden or patio. Go ahead, have a look over JoeMo Coffee Stainless Steel Travel Mug; it is season’s one of the hot business gifts.

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New Conceptual New Year Gift Items More Than Just Being Business Gifts Tue, 08 Nov 2011 07:59:52 +0000 Administrator Year 2011 is about pass as the 2012 is just couple of months away. It seems good to see the business reports that reflect satisfactory growth in all the trades. However, best is still to achieved. During 2011, when most of business made roaring success after leaving behind the bitter memories of 2 years recession period, some challenges too are felt. During last few years, globalization in business trades has stiffened the competition. Just the new products and new technology are no more the guarantee of long term success. Business managers are following new policies and practices to boost their business revenue. Distributing business gifts is one of those practices.

As the month of December arrives every year, gift stores feel the new surge in demand of unique business gifts. Everyone asks for unique items because he/she wants to give non-repeated gift. It has become a tough challenge for business gifts stores to meet all of expectations despite having enough wide range of gifts. Every year, gift manufacturers introduce new exciting range to match the changed requirements of gift buyers.

Travel mugs, soda siphons and cream chargers are the new conceptual business gifts. These are gaining popularity in all the segments as unique gift items. The major advantage of these items is that these are be used in all the families. Travel mugs are long lasting and are used frequently for sipping the favorite beverages for hours. The double wall body retains the temperature of beverage for hours. Soda siphons are used to energize your drinks with pinch of refreshing soda. These change the customary taste of drinks. Cream chargers are used to make whip cream at home whenever required. These are small N20 units and are used with the help of cream dispenser unit. If budget is flexible, you can use cream dispensers also as business gifts. All of these items are small sized and low in weight. These can be privatized easily by asking the vendor to get your business logo printed over the body. Business cards can also be inserted to make these items perfect and more purposeful business gifts.

The other option you have for business gifts purpose is fruit cake. These are available in wide range of taste, flavors and sizes. Shapes can be customizes easily.  Ultimate Lovers Sampleris, Traditional Texas Pre-Sliced, Assumption Abbey and Wrapped Individually, Grandma’s Famous Fruits & Nuts, Grandma Original Fruit & Nut Cake Ring without sugar, Chocolate, Natural Mandarin Cranberry & Orange Ring fruitcakes are considered all time favorites. Sources are numerous; if you don’t find any suitable in your city, opt for online buying of business gifts.

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Mail Order Cakes And Tea Cups: Essential Item In Christmas Shopping List Wed, 19 Oct 2011 13:10:17 +0000 Administrator You might be looking for new means to celebrate this Christmas and New Year in new style with difference to previous celebration. Most of ladies become too busy in kitchen during this festive season that they don’t get any time to enjoy with kids or the visitors. The kids demand something new to eat in between main meals and this demand becomes more they are at home for more time. On the other side, you try to be best host by serving mouth watering dishes to the visitors. Little professional approach while preparing Christmas shopping list may help you to enjoy this Christmas with your kids, family members and visitors spending more time without compelling them to compromise with their demands and expectations. Inclusion of tea cups and mail order cakes in your shopping list may bring in this significant difference.

Many bakery stores offer attractive convenient packing of finger licking fruit cakes, whiskey fruit cake and coffee cakes which can be availed by placing order through mail. Some people call these cakes mail order cakes. The variety of mail order cakes is so wide that your family members will never bore by having same serving in each session. Assumption Abbey, Ultimate Fruitcake Lovers Samplers, Traditional Texas pre-Sliced and Individually Wrapped, Grandma’s Famous Original Fruit & Nut Cake Ring but without sugar, Grandma’s Famous Fruit & Nut, Chocolate fruitcakes and All Natural Mandarin Orange & Cranberry Ring are all time favorite mail order cakes. The serving of these cakes impresses the visitors with hosting style as well as your hosting standard. Major benefit of choosing mail order cakes as main dish is that long shelf life of these cakes allow to store these for weeks.

The other low priced item that must be essential part of shopping list on this Christmas is tea cups. When you serve the mouth watering cakes with hot tea in designer tea cups, it delivers long lasting impression besides making the tea session more relaxing. Tea cups are available in wide range of designs, sizes and style; so selection can be made as per personal liking without any compromise with theme, color, particular design or shape. Tea cups with Christmas theme are also available and are in huge demand. These are designed in such a unique way that these can be used round the year. Some reputed brands offer double body unbreakable tea cups also. These cups have high utility worth and thus are perfect option for Christmas gift.

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New Mail Order Cakes To Wish Christmas And New Year In Style Wed, 19 Oct 2011 13:08:45 +0000 Administrator Cakes are the essential eatery in everyone’s life style. These are used round the year but during holiday sessions, the importance of cakes becomes more. As the Christmas and New Year holiday season is coming back, bakery stores are ready to introduce exciting new range of fruit cakes and coffee cakes. Many of these are being introduced first time so it would be exciting to taste these. It doesn’t matter whether your nearby bakery store has these new cakes arrivals or not because all of these are placed under mail order cakes category. All the cakes under this category can be ordered through mail.

If you are dealing with trusted and reputed store, shed away all the worries about the quality and quantity. No store would like to play with its repute. The only aspect that you need to focus upon is about the variety and the size. Most of mail order cakes are being used as business gifts also. This option becomes more justified around Christmas or New Year. Reputed stores offer special packing for this purpose. These store offer free services for customizing the packs by placing your business cards and messages inside the packing. Just send the list of addresses and leave the entire responsibility of safe delivery upon selected stores.

Fruit cakes are liked as business gifts because these can be stored for weeks. These can be used anytime and are liked by most. The consumption of cakes becomes high during holiday season as kids demand something delicious more often because of being at home. Instead of spending your holiday time in kitchen, better you share more time with them or guests. The rising popularity of fruit cakes shows that these are gaining social acceptance as versatile gift and essential festive buy.

When you approach the cake stores personally or online, you come across wide range of fruit cakes and coffee cakes. Fruit cakes are liked more because these can be used anytime while coffee cakes are generally used as snacks during tea or coffee session. Assumption Abbey fruit cakes is a dark-rich fruit cake that comes in traditional style. It was made by Trappist monks in small monastery located at Ava, Missouri. This rich and spicy cake is spiked with rum and burgundy wine. It is stuffed with pecans, pineapple, English walnuts, cherries, raisins, American citron, currants and orange peel. This two pound cake serves about 7-8. Grandma’s Famous Fruit & Nut Cake and Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake are other good options in mail order cakes category, which are liked by all the recipients because of having unique aroma and blend.

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Business Gifts: Know Your Options And Limitations Thu, 13 Oct 2011 08:16:32 +0000 Administrator Are you looking for new ways to promote your business in effective manner? There are many ways to promote the business but very few are effective and have edge over other conventional means. Distributing business gifts on special occasion is a traditional business promotion way. These items are given only to those who are decision makers and expected to deliver some benefits to the organization. Although it is traditional and decades old practice, yet it is effective. The acceptance of this business promotion practice is increasing in all the industrial and corporate sectors irrespective to their trade and size.

When we plan for distributing business gifts on festivals like Christmas, New Year or any other special occasion, we come across many options. As the acceptance of this business promotion way is increasing options too are increasing. Just picking up the costliest gifts doesn’t serve purpose necessarily. The chosen business gifts should justify the purpose in different ways. These should be in accordance to trade. These should have high utility value and versatile appeal. These must be usable in all season. The budget in every business activity plays important role so it does here too. Before starting our search for the best gifts we should know our limitations. Ease of distribution, packing, carrying, storing are the main concerns besides availability and utility for all.

The demand of budgetary business gifts is more because numbers of recipients are generally high. Chinese Fondue Hot Pot Cooking Set, Antique White Victorian Style Footed Round Cake Stand in a Gift Box and Electric Fondue Set and Florentine Cake Stand with Server like business gifts make you elite business owner. Though these are little bit costlier but have long lasting appeal. Organic Stroopwafel Dutch Caramel Syrup Waffle Cookies, JoeMo Coffee Stainless Steel Travel Mug , JoeMo Tea Stainless Steel Tea Travel Mug, Travel Tea Mug with Built In Strainer, Tea-Mendous Travel Tea Tumbler with Built In Strainer, Jeweled Ceramic Mug and Custom Gift Tote etc are some of those options that come under or near about 20$ budget.
Whiskey fruit cake is another good option for one and all. The best benefit of this option is that it is universal choice for every business category because of being eatable item especially during Christmas and New Year holidays. Every family likes it and your gift of whiskey fruit cake makes your relationship little personal too. This can be given at home of recipient also and this practice brings you close to recipient.

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Fruit Cakes: Emerging Fast As Favorite Holiday Gifts Option Mon, 03 Oct 2011 07:10:02 +0000 Administrator It is right time to plan for the forthcoming holiday celebration. Many people would be planning to enjoy a short holiday tour. I know there are many like me who are simultaneously worried about the budget also. I have special passion for traveling and to enjoy the holiday period away from regular life routine. It gives me new energy to face the challenges of professional and personal life. I also enjoy the company of family members and friends on specially planned picnic tours. However, I used to postpone much desired tour programs many times just because of limitation of budgets. I started to carry fruit cakes with me on tours and my tour expenses remarkably came down.

On the tours, we have many options for eatables to carry along with. However, I always prefer to carry fruitcake. Many reasons make this availability first choice. These can be stored for many days. The taste of fruit cakes remains same as that of fresh even after weeks time. These can be packed and carried with easily. These are more energetic than other options. Most of family members and friends including the kids like these cakes.

However to enjoy the best period during holiday season, selection of best fruit cakes is crucial. Variety is so wide that selection becomes a task. Generally, my choice differs from other family members. To solve out this problem, I buy small packs of different cakes instead of buying the one with large pack. Although smaller packs are little costlier than larger packs but it gives ultimate taste of personal liking to everyone besides creating variety. You can carry different type of small packs of cakes to please your accompanying friends. Traditional Texas, Grandma Famous Fruit & Nut, Assumption Abbey, Ultimate Fruitcake Lovers Sampleris, Texas Pre-Sliced Individually Wrapped, Fruit & Nut Original Cake Ring etc are versatile choice and likings. Chocolate Fruitcake has been the favorite to the kids.

Fruit cakes are emerging fast as favorite holiday gifts also. These are being used in corporate circles and business circles as business promotion gifts. Many reasons make the fruit cakes perfect choice for holiday gifts. It can be sent even to the distant recipients. Its long shelf life in another feature that makes it favorite choice. When you gift a fruit cake pack as holiday gift, it reflects your special thought line that is in synchronization of time. Every family likes to spend holiday period enjoying tea or coffee sessions with in- mouth melting fruit cakes.

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Mail Order Cakes: Easy To Way To Refresh The Routine Menu Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:36:44 +0000 Administrator If you have passion for throwing parties, traveling or enjoying long coffee sessions fruit cakes, coffee cakes, attractive coffee cups and decent travel mugs are must to have for you. The all time presence of these will reduce your monthly budget while increasing the pleasure many times. If you buy the cakes from specialized and branded stores, share these with your colleagues to win their hearts. When you plan for picnic with kids, don’t forget to carry with some cakes. When you are at drive and don’t want to stop and delay but kids demand something to refresh, give them a pack of fruit cakes.

Large Traditional Cinnamon Walnut Coffee is one of the best mail order cakes. It has the same timeless classic flavor of taste and smell for which it is known worldwide. Stuffed with quality Bourbon Vanilla, cinnamon streusel and whole walnuts, it comes in a very attractive packing that is not less than a gift pack. It is so soft that it almost melts in mouth. The quantity is more than sufficient to be served to 16-20 people. Anytime serving that takes cakes lovers to heaven till it melts in mouth. It is absolutely free from trans fats, artificial flavoring, artificial coloring or preservatives.

Cinnamon Streusel Butter and Sour Cream Cake is another best from mail order cakes category. It is old fashioned but most ordered sour cream cake with delicious cinnamon streusel. This mouth watering anytime serving is made of butter, sour real cream, quality walnuts, sugar nb high end cinnamon. 48 oz pack is more than sufficient for 12-16 people; however, it is hard to resist for more once its softness reaches to hearts. It needs little chilling before slicing to prevent any crumbling. Slight warming and butter topping before serving creates yummy gourmet treat.

Traditional and mouth refreshing Cinnamon Walnut Cake is the best way to impress the guests with hosting style. Its brownish shade with the goodness of golden yellow makes the kids and adults both crazy to have it anytime. The perfect mix of eggs, pure Bourbon Vanilla, sour cream, whole walnuts and cinnamon streusel makes this mail order cakes category cake unique in feel and taste. 28 oz attractive pack is more than enough for 10 – 12 people. It can be keep frozen even for four months.

Almost all of cakes can be bought through mails. However, before finalizing any cake for the party, confirm whether it belongs to mail order cakes category or not.

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