The Thanksgiving Day has always been a special day to share the love and appreciate the people who have been close to you. Most people in relationships use this occasion to express their love and gratitude to their partners. A perfect food and gift from a partner are always received by the other with much affection.
There are a variety of thanksgiving gifts that a male partner can offer to the girlfriend. For one to effectively select the best thanksgiving gift for the girlfriend, they must first come up with the gift ideas for their girlfriend. These ideas can be generated by the boyfriend by considering the gifts that will make the girlfriend feel special and loved, or one may find the gift ideas for this particular occasion by researching on the internet.
A bouquet of fresh flowers is obviously one precious thanksgiving gift that she will appreciate. This, however, will be more suitable when accompanied by other gifts such as nicely packed stone jewelry. A cute gold, silver, or diamond necklace or earrings will be fit as a thanksgiving gift for her. You may also consider buying her a thanksgiving cookbook containing traditional thanksgiving recipes if she is always interested in cooking.
Traditionally, the Thanksgiving Day was graced by a ceremony where people ate together. You may, therefore, prepare a thanksgiving food for her. The food ought to be unique, easy to prepare, and one that she will love and appreciate. One, therefore, has to find a thanksgiving recipe from a cookbook or the internet. A proper thanksgiving food will make her happy and feel loved especially given the fact that it has been made by the person she loves. One such food is the slow cooker pineapple pork roast, served with salad and freshly baked rolls. The food has a simple recipe, but the deliciousness of it goes a long way to express the love that you have for her. That is Sticky Toffee Pudding.
Preparing the tray
- 1/2 stick of melted butter
- 1/3 cup of brown sugar
For the caramel sauce
- 1 1/3 cup of demerara sugar
- ½ cup of double cream/ heavy cream
- 1/2 stick of butter (can be either salted or unsalted butter)
For the pudding itself
- 1 cup of dates which have been pitted
- ½ cup of water
- 2/3 stick of butter
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups of plain flour
- ½ tablespoon of baking powder
How to Bake
First, take a pastry brush and cover the inside of a loaf tin with the melted butter and then sprinkle the sugar within it. Swish it around so that all the edges have been covered with it. Once done, tip the tin over and allow the excess to fall out and then place the tin in the fridge.
Next, preparing the sauce. Place all of the ingredients into a saucepan and allow it to come to boil.
Pour the pitted dates and the water into another saucepan and simmer until the fruit has become slightly softer and then cool for a little while.
Place the dates and the sauce it was cooked in into a blender or food processor along with the rest of the ingredients. Mix until they are thoroughly blended together.
Place the mixture into the loaf tin and then cover with baking paper and secure by fastening some string around it.
Cook in the cover at 325 degrees F, 160 degrees C or gas mark 3 for 25 minutes.
Once cooked, turn the cake onto a plate and pour the caramel sauce on top of it.
Sticky Toffee Pudding