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Summer is here and entertaining is happening. For us is on a regular basis. Being born in Puerto Rico and raised in Boston I have family all over. And unexpected visits happen on a more regular basis during the summer than any other season of the year. That means, I need to be ready for them.
While running for some errands in my local Target store I found some cute designs from my favorite disposable plate brand. When it goes to style as well as durability my choice is Dixie Ultra®, just because they never disappoint on either of those requirements. Plus, the cutest Dixie Ultra® designs are exclusive for Target. Making my trip to Target even better. If you have the Cartwheel app downloaded you can save 25% on Dixie Ultra from 6/18-7/1. If not, go and download it, you’ll thank me later.
When I am entertaining I want everyone to have all my attention and I want to enjoy their company as well. Cooking, eating, laughing, making memories is what having my loved ones around is all about. I take all the help I can get. I believe in the strong Dixie Ultra® paper plates, because they will keep up with whatever I dish up in our backyard barbecues, picnics and parties. So go and replace your real plates all summer long. You’ll be one happy hostess.
If I know I’ll be having family and friends over I will make the dessert ahead of time. One of my go to dessert recipes is my Tres Leches Cake, which I always make it with coconut milk. This time I am giving it a twist and making it with Horchata. Sounds great, right? Horchata is a refreshing Mexican drink made with rice, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon. Here’s the recipe, enjoy served over ice and let me know what your thoughts are. I’m sure you’ll love it as much as we do.
For the cake
For the whipped cream
Nutrition Information: Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 148Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 76mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 0gSugar: 12gProtein: 3g
After a long day of entertaining and no dishes that needs to be done thanks to your choice of using paper plates here are some of the reasons why I love Dixie Ultra®.
- They are built strong for heavy, messy meals®
- Soak Proof Shield™ that can stand up to the heaviest, messiest foods you can dish out. Like a heavy Horchata Tres Leches Cake
- Plates are built with FlexProof™ Technology
- 10” plates can handle up to 2 lbs of food! And trust me, my family can eat it!
- Microwave Safe, Recyclable, Cut Resistant – which is a huge selling feature for me.
- And did I mention they are strong? Just in case, Dixie Ultra® is NOW EVEN STRONGER!!
Even after the messiest & heaviest of meals, the cleanup is a breeze with Dixie Ultra and that makes me happy. Get out there, enjoy summer, entertain and make lots of memories with your family and friends without the cleanup!
When entertaining do you enjoy using paper plates and spending that extra time with your guests? I know I do! Tell me, what is your go to dessert recipe for large gatherings?
Hi there! I’m Wanda – the creator and author at My Sweet Zepol a healthy food, travel, and lifestyle blog. Passionate about food photography, food styling, entertaining and advocate about creating memories around the kitchen table. With a mission to create easy-to-make meals for the busy family.