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Simple Stellar Peanut Butter Eggs

Simply Stellar Peanut Butter Eggs

These heavenly treats combine smooth peanut butter and rich chocolate for a cosmic explosion of flavor. Our Cabernet Sauvignon’s dark fruit profile and hints of oak beautifully contrast with the sweet peanut butter – it’s an out-of-this-world treat!

Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Course Dessert
Servings 18 eggs

Ingredients
  

Peanut Butter Eggs

  • 1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 6 tablespoons Butter Room Temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups Confectioners’ Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract Pure

Chocolate Coating

  • 12 ounces 3 4-ounce Semisweet Chocolate Coarsely Chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Vegetable Oil

Instructions
 

Peanut Butter Eggs

  • Using a handheld or stand mixer, beat confectioners sugar, peanut butter, butter, and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl until well blended. The texture may be a little soft and crumbly.
  • Measure 1.5 tablespoons of the peanut butter mixture and roll it into a ball. Flatten the ball between your palms and use your fingers to narrow one end into an egg shape. Eggs should be roughly ¾ inch thick. Place eggs onto a wax paper-lined plate and freeze until firm, about 1 hour, up until one day.
  • When the eggs are ready, combine the chocolate and shortening in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Melt over medium heat, stirring frequently until smooth, scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching, until chocolate is melted, about 5 minutes. Allow warm chocolate to sit for 6-8 minutes and cool slightly before dipping.
  • (You can also use a microwave. Combine chocolate and oil into a liquid measuring cup and melt in 20-second increments, stirring afterward until smooth.)

Chocolate Coating

  • Carefully stick a long-tined fork in the top of an egg; gently dip it in melted chocolate until covered, then return it to the waxed paper. Repeat to dip the remaining eggs. Decorate as desired.
  • Refrigerate chocolate-coated candies for 30 minutes until chocolate has completely set before serving.
  • Layer between sheets of parchment and wax paper in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Introducing

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon​

Experience the wine that Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate called “full-bodied, plush, and intensely fruity. [The Stardust Cabernet] has loads of spicy accents with a long fragrant finish” (93+ points).

With notes of plum, blackberries, and silky créme de cassis, find out for yourself how this stellar wine was created to be the perfect compliment to any dish.

Galactic Blueberry Pie Recipe

Galactic Blueberry Pie

A cosmic delight bursting with blueberries and a hint of celestial spices, perfectly complementing the rich notes of our Cabernet Sauvignon for an out-of-this-world pairing experience.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 8
Calories per 366 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 14.1 ounce package double-crust pie pastry, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Instructions
 

  • Gather all ingredients. Set an oven rack to the lowest position and preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Mix sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl; sprinkle over blueberries.
  • Line a pie dish with one pie crust. Pour berry mixture into the crust and dot with butter. Cut remaining pastry into 1/2- to 3/4-inch-wide strips. Use the strips to weave a lattice top. Crimp and flute the edges.
  • Bake pie on the lowest oven rack until filling is bubbling and crust is golden brown, about 50 minutes.
  • Cut into slices and enjoy!

Notes

Recipe Courtesy of AllRecipes
Introducing

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon​

Experience the wine that Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate called “full-bodied, plush, and intensely fruity. [The Stardust Cabernet] has loads of spicy accents with a long fragrant finish” (93+ points).

With notes of plum, blackberries, and silky créme de cassis, find out for yourself how this stellar wine was created to be the perfect compliment to any dish.

Chocolate cake on a plate with stars and the Stardust Astronaut Monkey in the background

Eclipse Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Cake

Our velvety Cabernet Sauvignon, as rich as a moonlit sky, meets its match in the deep, indulgent flavors of this chocolate cake. It’s a match made in the cosmos!

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 10
Calories per 855 kcal

Ingredients
  

Cake

  • 5 Large Eggs
  • 6 tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 1 3/4 cup Hazelnuts ground
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder

Cake Cream

  • 8 oz Unsalted Butter Room Temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 7 tbsp Hazelnut Spread
  • 1 cup crushed wafers
  • 10 Ferrero Rocher Candy
  • 1/2 cup Hazelnuts Chopped for Decoration

Instructions
 

Cake

  • Whisk eggs with sugar until they are three times in volume, light and fluffy.
  • Sift flour, cocoa and baking powder. Mix in with ground nuts.
  • Using spatula, fold in dry ingredients by thirds, be very gentle with the dough so you don’t over mix it and loose the fluffiness. Butter all sides of the 9 inch baking dish, pour batter into the dish.
  • Bake at 350F for about 40 minutes.

Cream

  • Prepare ingredients for the cream.
  • Dissolve chocolate, either in water bath or microwave. Let chocolate cool to a room temperature. Combine chocolate together with butter and Nutella. Whisk cream together.

Assembly

  • Slice the cake into two or three layers. Break wafers into small pieces. Spread cream over each layer evenly, sprinkle wafers over the cream
  • Decorate outside of the cake, using the left over cream, cake and hazelnuts. Slice ferrero rochRr candy in half and place it on the edge of the cake all around.
  • Just before serving the cake, remove from refrigerator to soften the cream a little.

Notes

recipe courtesy of Momsdish
Introducing

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon​

Experience the wine that Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate called “full-bodied, plush, and intensely fruity. [The Stardust Cabernet] has loads of spicy accents with a long fragrant finish” (93+ points).

With notes of plum, blackberries, and silky créme de cassis, find out for yourself how this stellar wine was created to be the perfect compliment to any dish.