An Elegant Flaming Dinner Recipe

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An Elegant Flaming Dinner

Susan Cutler


A little about performing Flambes':

They are fun, just becareful and know what and how you are supposed to do this carefully.

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1Spoon flaming brandied pineapple sauce over chicken and fruit pieces for a special Chicken jubilee Family or guest dinner.
2To prepare a flambe' dish, combine brandy or other alcoholic spirits such as rum or kirsch with a sauce, then ignite the sauce and spoon it over a desert or main dish.

Sometimes a highly alcoholic flavoring extract or a sugar cube soaked in spirits is flamed.

The spirits are usually warmed before adding to sauce and igniting.

Ignite the sauce with a match, keeping your face clear of the high flames.

Then spoon sauce over food. ***(a sauce high in butter or sugar content will produce a higher flame than will an ordinary sauce.)
3A splendid effect is achieved at the end of a dinner by serving a flamed dessert.

The alcohol vanishes during burning, leaving the food with a subtle spirit flavor.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles
Hashtags: #desserts, #main, #flambe