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Boozy Peanut Butter Banana Pudding Recipe

I recently when to a restaurant where they had peanut butter banana pudding on the dessert menu. After finishing dessert, I got to work recreating the recipe, but a boozy version with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in banana pudding! I love this recipe because you can pre-make before guests arrive and it is easy to serve, all you need is a spoon.

Peanut Butter Banana Pudding Recipe

Ingredients:

1 Package of Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

4 Bananas

8 Ounces Whipped Cream Topping

1 Box of Instant Banana Pudding Mix

1/2 Cup Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in Banana Pudding, Cold

1 1/2 Cup Milk, Cold

Directions:

Gather all of your ingredients and four stemless, shatterproof wine glasses. Make the instant pudding first according to the instructions on the box, but substitute 1/2 cup of Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in banana pudding for the milk. Mix the remainder of the milk with the pudding mix until a pudding consistency forms. You can add more Jackson Morgan instead of milk if you prefer for it to be boozier. Slice the fresh bananas and set aside.

In each wine glass, layer mini peanut butter cookies, fresh bananas, banana pudding, and whipped cream topping. I used piping bags for the pudding and whipped cream topping for easier assembling. Make sure you go in this order so your peanut butter cookies will not be soggy, end with whipped cream topping. Serve immediately or keep in the fridge until guests arrive.

Cheers!

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Friday Favorites

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ONE// Juliska Melamine Tray. This tray has been my favorite piece for summer entertaining.

TWO// Southern Living’s Tailgating Recipes. We are already planning out game day!

THREE// SL’s Ice Cream Party. This is such a fun party idea for end of summer.

FOUR// Draper Jame’s New Tailgating Collection. Can we have one of each pretty please?

FIVE// Southern Fatty’s Root Beer Floats. An old Jackson Morgan recipe, but perfect for going into fall.

Summer Pool Day Necessities

There are only a few pool days left before the end of summer. I secretly cannot wait until fall and colder days. Pumpkin spice latte, anyone?

In the meantime, here are a few of my pool day necessities. A Party Made Perfect personalized beach ball, it is almost too pretty to use. No pool day is complete without bright-colored sunnies to wear and a cocktail. Our peaches and cream whiskey cream over ice is a tasty poolside treat.

There are only a few more weeks left to shop Jackson Morgan Southern Cream’s beach towels until we remove them from the shop for fall, grab one while you still can below. They are available in orange, green, pink, yellow, or blue and make great gifts.

What new products would you like for fall and winter in our company store?


Salted Caramel Praline Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

I went to college in Charleston, South Carolina, where many sweet shops sold pralines. I loved the smell of those delicious treats. This recipe from our ice cream tray post combines some of my favorite ingredients praline pecans and salted caramel.

Salted Caramel Praline Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

Ingredients:

1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk

1 cup Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in Salted Caramel

1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream

1/2 cup Praline Pecans plus a few extra for garnish

1/2 cup Caramel Sauce plus extra for garnish

Sprinkle of Sea Salt Flakes

Directions:

Place the bowl of an electric kitchen mixer along with the whisk attachment in the freezer for 20 minutes while you gather your ingredients. In the mixer bowl, add heavy whipping cream and mix on medium-high speed until stiff peaks start to form about three minutes. Then add Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in salted caramel and whisk another minute.

Next, pour in sweetened condensed milk. Remove bowl from mixer and fold in praline pecans and caramel sauce. Add ice cream mixture to an airtight container and place in the freezer. After the ice cream has been in the freezer for a few hours and hardened, top with chopped praline pecans, a drizzle of caramel sauce, and a sprinkle of sea salt flakes and place back in the freezer overnight, optional.

Notes:

For the caramel sauce, you can make homemade or use store-bought for a shortcut. I found the praline pecans in the produce area where specialty nuts are stocked.

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Friday Favorites

Image via Julie Hall for Certified Celebrator

Image via Julie Hall for Certified Celebrator

ONE// Certified Celebrator’s August Magazine. Join Certified Celebrator’s Sprinkle’s program and check out the August magazine, Jackson Morgan is featured.

TWO// Chappy Wrap. We are so ready for fall, don’t these throws look cozy for fall parties?

THREE// Nashville Blogger Xchange Xpo. Jackson Morgan is thrilled to be sponsoring this fun event.

FOUR// Nora Fleming’s New Melamine Guest Towel Holder. The perfect accessory for your guest bathroom when hosting friends and family.

FIVE// William-Sonoma’s Pumpkin Bread and Butter. This yummy treat is back in stock, add a touch of Jackson Morgan for a spiked version.

Boozy Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream Recipe

I had the best time making these recipes for our flatbread and boozy ice cream party. My brother, Jackson, was my taste tester. This recipe is easy to make and great to have on hand for last-minute get togethers. The combo of peanut butter and banana is one of my favorites for ice cream. This recipe was part of my ice cream tray, check out that post here.

Boozy Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Ingredients:

1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk

1 cup Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in banana pudding

4 tablespoons Creamy Peanut Butter

1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream

Mini Peanut Butter Cups, optional garnish

Directions:

Place the bowl of an electric kitchen mixer along with the whisk attachment in the freezer for 20 minutes while you gather your ingredients. In the mixer bowl, add heavy whipping cream and mix on medium-high speed until stiff peaks start to form about three minutes. Then add Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in banana pudding and whisk another minute.

Next, pour in sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter. Add ice cream mixture to an airtight container and place in the freezer. After the ice cream has been in the freezer for a few hours and hardened, top with mini peanut butter cups and place back in the freezer overnight, optional.

Notes:

Depending on your taste preference, you may want to add more or less of the peanut butter. I found natural peanut butter easier to mix in the ice cream.

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Friday Favorites

Image via The Pink Clutch

Image via The Pink Clutch

ONE// The Pink Clutch’s Boozy Ice Cream. We are thrilled to be featured on The Pink Clutch for National Ice Cream Day.

TWO// Pizzazzerie’s Summer Grazing Charcuterie Board. How fun is this grazing board for parties?

THREE// Party Hat Paper Company Party in a Box. The gals at Party Hat Paper Company recently designed a custom tailgate party in a box for us. Such an easy way to host!

FOUR// Swoozie’s Tailgate Catalog. Who else is excited for fall and tailgating?

FIVE// The Sip’s Ice Cream Tray. We are obsessed with our ice cream tray from an earlier post this week.

Peach Truck Cookbook

Peach season is coming to a close. It is always too short.

The Peach Truck has become an icon of summer in Nashville and throughout the south. I recently had a chance to check out their new cookbook. There are many recipes that you could easily spike with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in peaches and cream. I tried the peach Caprese salad, and it was divine!

I also love the idea of gifting this cookbook with paper straws and a fun gift tag along with a bottle of peach Jackson Morgan. It would make a great hostess or birthday present for your favorite cook.

Cheers!

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Boozy Ice Cream Tray

Did you catch our flatbread and boozy ice cream party on The Sip last week? It is the adult version of a pizza and ice cream party. For the party, I put together an ice cream tray. It is an easy way to serve a dessert that requires minimal effort during the hot summer months.

I included all the fun toppings for sundaes. I used chocolate caramel cookies, mini ice cream cones, brownie bites, peppermints, caramel chocolate squares, marshmallows, cherries, chocolate covered pretzels, peanut butter cups, waffle cone bowls, caramel sauce, chocolate syrup, and mini Jackson Morgan bottles for extra boozy sundaes. Guests could build personalized ice cream sundaes. It made the party extra fun.

To create this at home, utilize an oversized tray. I found an antique wooden soda crate and linked a similar one below. Line the tray with paper or plastic wrap to keep your toppings from leaking through the bottom. I arranged extra paper from the table runner. Then layer in your large items first and fill with your favorite ice cream toppings. Keep your ice cream containers and mini ice cream cones in the freezer until you are ready to serve.

The recipes for boozy ice cream are coming to The Sip blog soon, stay tuned.

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Friday Favorites

Image via Patricia’s Palace

Image via Patricia’s Palace

ONE// Patricia’s Palace Orange Pop Cocktail. This popsicle cocktail made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream looks perfect for happy hour.

TWO// Acrylic Sticks. Festive cocktail drink stirrers for any occasion.

THREE// Ashley Brooke Design’s Grilled Peach Milkshake. A tasty milkshake featuring Jackson Morgan peaches and cream from the archives.

FOUR// When it Rains Paper’s Happy Hour Cups. Looking for fun cups to serve Jackson Morgan in?

FIVE// A Cookie Named Desire’s Churro Ice Cream Recipe. This ice cream recipe would be delicious spiked with Jackson Morgan in brown sugar and cinnamon.

Flatbread and Ice Cream Party Bar Cart

Can you tell I have loved having this outdoor bar cart this summer? I have used it for hosting several fun parties. It is nice to have a designated drink station since our outdoor table is not huge.

For the bar cart for the flatbread and boozy ice cream party, I kept things plain since it was a causal affair. I had a small flower arrangement, Jackson Morgan Southern Cream, straws, and cups. It has been crazy humid in Tennessee the last couple of weeks, and I added lemon water to help guests cool off. I also use the bar cart to hold the dessert cups for boozy ice cream.

I found this mason jar set that included a carrier to make transporting drinks inside and out easier. The whipped orange cream flavor of Jackson Morgan is my top pick for summer. It is refreshing and tastes like a melted orange milkshake. The playful lemon wedge napkins are always fun for Summer parties. One of my hosting tricks for outdoor entertaining is to include an outdoor rug, I love this round rug for my outdoor bar area.

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Flatbread and Boozy Ice Cream Party

Who else had pizza and ice cream parties growing up? We took an adult spin with the party theme and hosted a grilled flatbread and boozy ice cream party, the perfect party for the middle of summer. My brother, Jackson, had no complaints about being the taste tester for the boozy ice cream.

Color Scheme

Since it was an outdoor party, I wanted cheerful colors. The rainbow table runner set the scene followed by the bright yellow watering can as a flower vase. I used basic white hydrangeas from the grocery store for flowers, I always keep a few of these around the house during the summer months for impromptu gatherings. Pink silverware and colorful napkins added to the color scheme.

Menu

With the help of the Big Green Egg, we grilled flatbreads for an elevated pizza party. Along with the pizza, I served an easy Caesar salad. I had toppings for the pizza by the grill for a build your own pizza. Fresh basil in a mason jar, mozzarella, tomatoes, olive oil, and pepperonis was the base for the pizzas. You can add any of your favorite pizza toppings. For dessert, we served boozy ice cream and festive toppings for sundaes. The boozy ice cream recipes are coming soon to The Sip.

Tablescape

I wanted to keep the decor simple for this table. I used a colorful paper Hester and Cook runner as the base. Instead of traditional plates, I used wooden serving boards. These boards look like mini pizza paddles and could double as a party favor for guests. If given the option, I always go for melamine serving dishes and cups when hosting outside to minimize broken pieces. I adore Sugar and Cloth’s line on Amazon for tableware. The silverware, straws, napkins, and ice cream coupes are all disposable without looking inexpensive, this makes clean up a breeze too.

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Recent Press

Image via Certified Celebrator

Image via Certified Celebrator

ONE// Certified Celebrator’s Serve Up Summer Vibes. Brittany is at it again, check out her post how to serve Jackson Morgan in the summer.

TWO// PMQ for Two’s Boozy Peach and Cherry Pie. Jackson Morgan is delicious spiked in a pie.

THREE// Pineapple Paper Company’s Boozy Jackson Morgan S’mores Milkshake. The perfect weekend treat for around a campfire.

FOUR// The Pink Clutch’s Dessert Soiree. We love this party idea, serve up boozy desserts and invite friends over to celebrate summer.

4th of July Party Favors

Happy Wednesday! For our 4th of July party, I wanted a festive party favor for guests to take home after the party. No matter how old you are, everyone loves a party favor.

I found striped treat cups and filled with red paper shred. I linked a few similar options below. I added confetti poppers, pop-its, red striped sunglasses, and a mini bottle of Jackson Morgan Southern Cream. These favors were low cost and easy to put together.

What are your favorite party favors for the 4th of July?

Cheers!

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. Images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Friday Favorites

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ONE// 4th of July Party on The Sip. Did you catch our 4th of July party on our blog, The Sip?

TWO// Hester and Cook’s Watermelon Placemats. The perfect placemat for celebrations this weekend.

THREE// Certified Celebrator’s Hostess Ideas. If you are going to a party for the 4th, check out these simple hostess gifts.

FOUR// Giant Flag Pool Float. This float would be great for pool parties.

FIVE// Taste of Home’s Peach Ice Cream Recipe. Spike this recipe with Jackson Morgan in peaches and cream for a weekend treat.

4th of July Party

Can y’all believe 4th of July is next week? After Memorial Day, it feels like we blink and it is time for tailgates and back to school. Summer is going by too quickly! To celebrate the 4th, I threw a party with an Americana theme.

Color Scheme

For this party, I wanted a casual red, white, and navy color scheme. My mom gifted us this antique tobacco basket from a popular antique store in my hometown, Fayetteville, Tennessee. This basket is the perfect spot to hang a festive flag garland for summer parties.

Menu

In the summer, I tend to drift towards simple meals when hosting. I called my friends at Martin’s Bbq, one of my beloved spots for bbq in Nashville, for catering. Martin's tasty ribs, potato salad, slaw, baked beans, and cornbread cakes were the main items I served for this gathering. I added watermelon on a popsicle stick, fruit, and sweet tea. I used a small star cookie cutter to cut the honeydew melon to keep with the star theme. I served a boozy strawberry banana icebox cake (recipe coming soon) for dessert along with a few assorted cookies and popsicles.

Tablescape

For the table, I incorporated a navy star table throw (linked below). Galvanized chargers paired with striped dinner plates and flag appetizer plates, coordinated with the red flatware perfectly. Mason jars seemed like the ideal drinkware choice, especially with a red stripe paper straw. I found a matching navy star napkin to complete the tablescape. I served the food in galvanized and red enamelware dishes, which are shatterproof and excellent for easy summer hosting. White hydrangeas are my go to flower arrangement year round, for this party, I added burlap flags.

Stay tuned for more recipes from this festive party.

Please sip responsibly. You can shop this post below. All images Melissa Haithcock for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream.

Recent Press Round Up

Image via PMQ for Two

Image via PMQ for Two

Jackson Morgan Southern Cream has been featured on several blogs this past month. From a spiked bundt cake to a bridal shower, there are so many ways to include Jackson Morgan in your next party. Here are a few of our favorites.

ONE// PMQ for Two’s Banana Cream Bundt Cake

TWO// Everyday Party Magazine’s Sweet as a Peach Bridal Shower

THREE// Pizzazzerie’s No Bake Orange Cheesecake Bars

FOUR// Pineapple Paper Company’s 30+ Alcoholic Popsicle Recipes

FIVE// Everyday Party Magazine’s Boozy Peach Sherbet

Friday Favorites

Image via Pizzazzerie

Image via Pizzazzerie

ONE// Pizzazzerie’s Boozy Orange Cheesecake Bars. This no bake recipe made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream in whipped orange looks delicious.

TWO// Studio DIY’s Ice Pop Cakes. The perfect cake for 4th of July.

THREE// Country Living’s 21 Best 4th of July Party Ideas. Do you have your 4th of July plans yet?

FOUR// When It Rains Paper’s Party Like It’s 1776 Cups. We need these cups for 4th of July!

FIVE// The Sip’s Jackson Morgan Popsicle Cocktail. An oldie, but goodie. This popsicle cocktail will keep you cool this weekend by the pool.

Boozy Summer Recipe Inspiration

Image via Christy Wilson Photography for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream

Image via Christy Wilson Photography for Jackson Morgan Southern Cream

The temperature is heating up and we cannot wait for summer to be here. There are several summer recipes we are waiting to make including boozy ice cream, popsicles, and snow cones. Here is a round up of a few recipes on our list to try.

ONE// Banana Pudding Dessert Cups made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream

TWO// Peppermint Milkshake made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream

THREE// Orange Creamsicle Bites

FOUR// Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sandwiches made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream

FIVE// Boozy Ice Cream

SIX// Peach Ice Cream made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream

SEVEN// Adult Snow Cones

EIGHT// Whiskey Orange Cream Push Pops Made with Jackson Morgan Southern Cream

Cheers!

Outdoor Entertaining Essentials

When entertaining outside, keep it simple. If possible, try to use melamine plates and glassware. These plates are more elevated than paper plates and will keep you at ease in case guests drop their plates when enjoying dinner. Use items you already have such as a potted herb plant and gardening boots for decor. Outdoor rugs are a great way to cozy up the space and make the dinner party feel chicer.

Have a beverage dispenser filled with water ready to go since guests will be outside. I like to add a few lemon slices for a citrus flavor. This handy bar cart doubles as an ice bucket, which keeps drinks cool even in the summer heat. I like to keep a few bar towels close by for easy clean up for spills.

For the menu, add items that you can quickly prep ahead so you can enjoy your time with guests. I love to serve fresh fruit, cheese tray, boozy ice cream cake, pre-mixed cocktails, etc. If you are serving items that require garnishes such as burgers, pre-slice and have ready to go. S’mores is always a favorite summer treat, I put together a tray with the ingredients ahead of time so it is ready to go once everyone is ready for the fire pit.

Cheers!

Please sip responsibly. All images Christy Wilson Photography. You can shop this post below. Special thanks to South of Libbie, Ruthie and Oliver Letterpress, and Nora Fleming for partnering with us on this post.