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Must-Try Treats for Winter

If you’re feeling a little uninspired this winter season, then why not shake things up with some interesting new recipes. On this list, we have treats that appeal to special occasions as well as one you can have at any time of the day, week, or year. Read on for inspirational recipes. 

Cinnamon Rolls 

Whether it’s for a treat in the morning for a special occasion or an after-dinner treat, cinnamon rolls tick all the boxes. Cinnamon rolls are a versatile treat; they can be eaten cold or warmed up on a chilly day. There’s more good news; cinnamon rolls are super simple to make. 

To make cinnamon rolls this winter, you will need flour, sugar, cinnamon, egg yolks, and some icing to finish it off with. Mis the flour, sugar, and cinnamon together and make a soft dough. Spread the dough out flat and roll it up like a Swiss roll. Then slice off pieces to oven bake.   

Gingerbread Men 

Another seasonal favorite that is sure to light up the taste buds this winter is gingerbread men. Gingerbread men are easy to make and tasty to eat; they are ideal as a snack or an after-dinner treat, and they keep for a long time, so you always have something in to offer your visitors. 

To make gingerbread men, you will need flour, salt, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, butter, sugar, and golden syrup. Start by mixing the ingredients together in a large bowl and making the mixture, then pour the mixture onto a tray and use your preferred cookie cutter to make shapes.    

Red Velvet Cookies 

Red Velvet Cookies are rich and decadent; they are also special and easy to make with this red velvet cookies recipe. If you want a treat this winter that stands out and makes an impression on your guests, then bake some red velvet cookies. They are ideal as a snack this Christmas. 

To make these unique festive cookies, you will need cocoa powder, salt, baking powder, baking soda, butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract. Put the ingredients together in a mixing bowl and make a mixture, then scrape the mixture and roll it into balls. Flatten the balls and then bake.   

German Apple Cake 

The German’s are world-renowned for their bread and cakes, which is not surprising when you consider the excellence of some of the recipes. This recipe for German apple cake is no exception. This cake is a pleasure to eat during the winter and is good for all times of the day.

To make German Apple Cake, you will need flour, baking powder, salt, eggs, orange juice, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and sugar. Mix the flour, eggs, and sugar together and add the spices; then pour the batter into a pan and arrange the apples on top. Bake this for around one hour.       

Roasted Potato Bread 

Potato bread is the kind of substantial bread you want to eat in the middle of winter; it’s perfect for a beefy sandwich or to eat with a seasonal soup. Making potato bread is easier than you might think – all you have to do is follow this online recipe and make plenty to treat yourself.  

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