Spch 1315 .101
21 September 2014
General Purpose: To inform.
Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, the audience will know how to make Russian Tea Cakes.
Attention Getter: Who doesn 't likes cookies ? I think we all do, but if you want to impress your family and friends, make some Russian Tea Cakes. Relevancy Statement: Most people always make same or similar cookies. Next time you are baking for a holiday, party or cookie exchange, make some Russian Tea Cakes. Not only are they delicious and easy to make, but your friends and family will always remember them since they are something new and unique. Credibility Statement: I have used this recipe for at least 10 years and every time I make it, I get tons of compliments. Preview statement of main points: Today I will show you what ingredients you need and how to make delicious Russian Tea Cakes.
1 cup butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
Transition: After you have gathered all of the utensils and ingredients, we can heat the oven and start mixing the ingredients.
a. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
b. Mix butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla in large bowl.
c. Add flour and nuts.
d. Mix well.
e. Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
f. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
g. Bake 10-12 minutes.
h. Let them cool.
i. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar.
j. Repeat step H and I.
Summary: Today I have shown you the supplies and the ingredients you 'll need to make Russian Tea Cakes. You need an oven and proper utensils, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, flour, nuts and salt.
Clincher: Next time you are craving something sweet, make some
Cited: "Russian Tea Cakes". Betty Crocker. Feb. 2014. bettycrocker.com. Sept. 2014. Web.