St. Patrick’s Day, Mint Milkshake Recipe

Milkshakes are only as good as their ingredients. Stop by your local Swiss Farms to gather all of the necessities to make your delicious, green, mint milkshake just in time for St. Patty’s Day.

Here’s what you will need to make your Swiss Mint-Shake:

  1. One pint of Bassett’s Vanilla Bean ice-cream
  2. One half gallon of 1% TruMoo naturally flavored mint vanilla milk
  3. One can of Reddi Whip whipped cream
  4. One container of Hershey’s Chocolate sauce for topping
  5. Oreos, crush first

Ok, so you have the ingredients, now for the fun part. Dig out three to four big scoops of Bassett’s Vanilla Bean ice cream, mixed with two parts TruMoo Mint Vanilla Milk and mix in the blender for 30 seconds. Serve in a nice tall glass, topped with whipped cream, oreo pieces and a chocolate sauce drizzle. Enjoy!

                                         

Free Firehouse Donut-Weekend

Unfamiliar with the popular, local Firehouse Donuts? Originally started to benefit a native fire company, lifelong fireman/EMT, Kevin Carney, began making donuts for family and friends, which soon spread like wildfire. Teaming up with his brother, Kevin, they were able to finalize the recipe and officially create and launch Firehouse Donuts!

Have you tried Firehouse Donuts?
Swiss Farms stores are proud to not only carry these delicious donuts, but to support a local Delaware County company.

At Swiss this weekend:
There will be free mini Firehouse Donut samples for all customers who visit any of our Swiss Farms stores, on December 31 and January 1, from 9 a.m.- 1p.m.

 

Swiss Approved, Must-Try Recipes for the Holidays

This holiday season you should be having fun and feeling festive, not frenzied and frazzled! Cut back on last-minute grocery store trips and stock up on your ingredients early. Be sure to have the basics: butter, eggs, bread, milk, whipped cream, and of course – a Delco favorite, Swiss Premium Eggnog!

All of these holiday staples are available at all Swiss Farms locations.swiss-eggnog

Looking for a fun, creative way to enjoy your Eggnog?
We have put together some feel-good, delicious recipes to try!

1. Pumpkin Spice Eggnog

  • 1 quart Swiss Eggnog
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin Puree
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmegCombine all ingredients, mix well, serve chilled, top with whipped cream.
  • For adult version add spiced rum or brandy of choice; cheers!

2. Coconut Eggnog

  • 1 quart Swiss Premium Eggnog
  • 1 can sweetened coconut milk
  • Toasted shaved coconut
  • Combine Swiss Premium Eggnog and coconut milk, mix well, serve chilled,
    top with toasted, shaved coconut

3. Eggnog & Apple Bread Pudding

  • 2 teaspoons soft butter
  • 4 cups, 1 inch cubed, day old bread or fresh will work
  • 2 apples (peeled, cored & chopped into ½ inch pieces
  • 3 cups Swiss Eggnog
  • 4 Swiss Farms Fresh Eggs
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Generously grease a 9×12-inch baking dish with butter.
  2. Spread bread into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle apple pieces evenly over the bread pieces.
  3. Beat eggnog and eggs together in a bowl; pour over the bread and apples. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, remove aluminum foil, and continue baking until browned and somewhat set in the middle, about 10 minutes more.

And last, but not least –  Enjoy!

 

Above recipes created by Swiss Farms Director of Fresh Food, Justin Vignola.

Santa Claus is Coming to Swiss!

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Our Havertown store is getting in the Christmas spirit in a special way! Now available, holiday stationery to write letters to Santa Claus in the North Pole.

We are here to make the process even easier, write your letter, return it to the store by December 11, you will receive a special treat – and maybe even a meet and greet with Santa himself!

Weather permitting, Santa will be coming to town for photo-ops with all customers in attendance, from noon-3 p.m.

Stores will have seasonal snacks, desserts and holiday bundles available for purchase, which make great gifts for all of your Swiss Farms-loving family and friends.