John: ‘when the cake is sliced, I want it to look like a stained glass window’.
‘Cherries and citron…and canned Hawaiian pineapple, rinds and raisins….’
fruit of all colors combined in a large bowl
whiskey added… (no need to visit Mr. Haha Jones, the whiskey is in the pantry)
and the Amaretto
and the Triple Sec Orange
all stirred together,
left to marinate overnight, until…
At times, circumstance dictates the rhythm of life. Passing on a family tradition is appropriate whenever the opportunity presents itself…..’strike while the iron is hot’….the pizzelle iron that is!
Original family recipe – Cousin Joe calls this the Depression Pizzelle – note the ‘fat content’: butter, margarine and shortening used to make a total of 12 ounces of fat…when butter was expensive and perhaps in short supply.
Cousin John’s amended recipe using all butter:
Served with a glass of Amaretto on a May afternoon in Austin……….lovely and delicious!!!