Blackberry Wine Cake – yum!

blackberry wine cakeBlackberry Wine Cake:
18 oz. box of white cake mix
4 eggs
1 cup Rose Bank Winery Blackberry Wine
3oz. box of blackberry jello (red raspberry or black cherry work fine too)
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup chopped pecansGrease & flour bundt pan and sprinkle nits in the bottom. In large bowl, sitir together cake mid & gelatin. Add eggs, oil & wine. Mix on low speed about 30 seconds, then beat 2 minutes on high. Pour batter into bundt pan and bake 50 – 50 minutes at 375 degrees. Also works in a 9×13, but sprinkle nuts on top & bake about 32 – 35 minutes. Glaze and serve right from the pan.Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup blackberry wine
bring ingredients to a boil and pour half over warm cake.
Let set for 30 minutes and pour the rest over the cake.
Enjoy!Recipe Compliments of John from Rose Bank Winery

Hydroponics Greenhouse in the News

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Tomato lovers, listen up: You do not have to wait until early summer to buy locally grown tomatoes, a Lower Makefield farmer said. Farmer Paul Fleming plans to harvest the first crop of cherry tomatoes grown in a greenhouse at Shady Brook Farm this week.Plus, regular tomatoes growing in the 10,000-square-foot greenhouse will be ready for the picking next week, Fleming said Monday.

How is that possible? Shady Brook is using a hydroponic greenhouse to extend what is usually a one-month to two-month tomato-selling season to one that is about six months long, the farmer said. The hydroponic greenhouse growing system uses a liquid nutrient solution to feed and grow plants instead of traditional soil, Fleming said.

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Easter Fun in Bucks County

Easter Eggstravaganza as seen on PhillyBurbs.com! Click HERE.

It’s almost Easter weekend! Before you dye eggs and set out Easter baskets full of goodies, be sure to check out our Easter weekend guide. Whether you’re looking for a delicious brunch spot for Easter morning or an egg hunt for the kids, Bucks County has plenty of fun-filled options to celebrate Easter.

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Shady Brook Farm Helps Support Philabundance

Receive exclusive savings and event information while helping your community at the same time; that’s the theory behind Shady Brook Farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania’s new text initiative. For every person who signs up for their text message updates, Shady Brook will donate one meal to Philabundance. Simply text “FARM” to 33938 from your cell phone.

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Wine Concert Series Wins Award!

One of our favorite events, the Summer Wine Concert Series, won the the Bucks Happening “Best Outdoor Event.”  Click HERE to read all about it.

 

Check out our mention in PhillyBurbs!

Still trying to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart? Skip’s Candy Corner in Peddler’s Village offers chocolate-dipped strawberries, dipped apples and heart-shaped boxes to fill with your love’s favorite candies. For $60, Shady Brook Farm in Lower Makefield puts together the perfect package – a dozen long stem roses, a box of gourmet chocolates and a bottle of wine. Read More >>