||Frozen Christmas Wreath
||Can living, Christmas
-Water;boiled and cooled
Fresh or frozen cranberries
1 bn Mint sprigs, fresh
Freeze this floating ring in stage so decoration don't rise to the
top and add to a holiday punch bowl. NEVER use real holly; it is
In a 10 inch ring mold, freeze 1/4 inch water until solid. Pour 1/8"
cluster of 3 cranberries around inner edge of mould and freeze till
solid. Repeat with second 1/8th inch layer of water and cranberries
around outer edge of mould; freeze. Repeat water layer; arrange tiny
clusters of mint and single leaves face down among berry clusters to
look like holly. Freeze.
Using stripper and working from top to bottom, cut 8 evenly spaced
ridges out of rind of each lemon; cut each lemon into 8 thin rounds.
Pour 1/8 inch water into mould; arrange overlapping lemon slices all
around mould. Tuck in mint leaves, face down; freeze. Repeat pouring
in water; arrange ring of cranberries against outer edge of mould and
freeze. If necessary pour in water to top of mould; freeze.
To unmould, dip ring into cold water for 30 seconds; invert on plate
and unmould. Slide into punch, rounded side up.
MAKES: 1 ring
Source: The Merry Christmas Cookbook from Canadian Living magazine