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Catholic Recipe: Jiffy On-Fire Dessert

    INGREDIENTS

  • iced cupcakes or other dessert with individual servings
  • sugar cubes
  • marshmallows
  • fresh lemon extact
  • matches
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

For a nameday feast whose saint has fire as a symbol, this is a quick flaming dessert. Flaming desserts make a dramatic nameday treat for children and adults!

DIRECTIONS

A jiffy dessert "on fire" for a small child consists of cupcakes, sugar cubes, marshmallows, and fresh lemon extract. Place a marshmallow on each cupcake. Saturate a sugar cube with lemon extract and place on the marshmallow. Light the sugar cubes. They will flame and toast the marshmallow, giving the children an exciting dessert.

Recipe Source: My Nameday — Come for Dessert by Helen McLoughlin, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 1962
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