‘Barefoot Contessa’: Ina Garten’s Elegant Oscars Night Menu

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Barefoot Contessa’: Ina Garten’s Elegant Oscars Night Menu

Everyone’s celebrating Oscars night time this weekend. It’s a enjoyable night time to nosh in your favourite treats and maybe even get everybody guessing about which film or stars can be getting into Academy Award historical past that night time.

‘Barefoot Contessa’ Ina Garten | Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage

One celeb chef who loves an excellent Oscars occasion is “Barefoot Contessa,” Ina Garten.

Here’s what she’s making for Sunday’s awards night time!

Garten’s Hollywood connections

The 72-year-old Food Network star’s followers aren’t simply atypical individuals like us. She has fairly just a few Hollywood admirers. Among them are Tina Fey, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Taylor Swift, who Garten affectionately informed The Huffington Post in 2018 is “very smart and very interesting and she loves her friends. She is wise beyond her years to say the least.”

Another well-known friend is Jennifer Garner, who honored Garten in a column for Bon Appetit.

“What is my favorite Ina Garten recipe? This is an unfair question, I may have to quit here,” Garner wrote. “How could I possibly choose a favorite? Do you mean to ask me my favorite from each book? My favorite chicken, my favorite shrimp, my favorite muffin? Torture.”

Garner ultimately revealed her favourite dish of Garten’s is the prepare dinner’s beef bourguignon.

Garten’s Chocolate Cassis Cake

The dessert the Hamptons, New York resident can be serving her company Sunday night time is gloriously chocolatey.

She posted about it on Instagram, saying “For the Academy Awards this year, I’m dressing up and serving something a little glamorous to watch the stars walk the red carpet.”

“I’m making Raspberry Royales – Champagne with just a splash of raspberry liqueur – and I’m serving it with my decadent Chocolate Cassis Cake.”

“They’re delicious together and (if you use a baking spray without flour) the cake is totally gluten-free! I hope your favorite movie wins!”

How to make her cake and champagne cocktail

To make this superb cake, you’ll want butter, bittersweet chocolate, unsweetened cocoa powder, crème de cassis liqueur, good vanilla extract, additional giant eggs, sugar, and kosher salt. You’ll additionally want heavy cream and strawberries.

It’s so good, Giada De Laurentiis confessed to InStyle in 2016 that it’s her favourite birthday cake.

“I have the same chocolate cake every year,” she mentioned. “Ina uses a cherry liqueur in the frosting that is just freaking phenomenal and actually seeps into the cake itself.”

To make the Raspberry Royales Champagne a la Garten, you’ll have to coat the edges of your champagne glasses by pouring a small quantity of framboise (an alcoholic drink fermented with raspberries) in a flat dish or saucer.

Pour 1/four cup vanilla sugar in a unique saucer after which rapidly dip the rim of every champagne glass within the framboise, after which within the sugar. Make certain you set each apart to dry.

Once every glass rim has dried, add two tablespoons of framboise into every glass. Drop in just a few raspberries after which fill every glass with champagne. Enjoy the scrumptious and refreshing champagne!

Clearly, it is a menu worthy of its personal Academy Award class!

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