Xmas log recipes

The best budget xmas dinner

The best budget xmas dinner

We mostly kept to the Iceland range though splashed out on a ‘Luxury’ Yule Log because we’d spent so little on everything else
Sunday weigh-in : Kicking off 2015 (and kicking myself up the bum !)

Sunday weigh-in : Kicking off 2015 (and kicking myself up the bum !)

The second thing is Janathon which encourages you to get active every day in January, whether that be walking, running, going to the gym or building snowmen (so far people have logged dressing gown dashes, bed sit-ups and penguin prances so it's not all serious
Christmas Pudding Muffins

Christmas Pudding Muffins

Be it muffins, celebration cakes, chocolate logs etc. I LOVE cake and I LOVE Christmas so I may aswell combine the two and create a I LOVE CHRISTMAS CAKE linky
Almond & Pistachio Cantuccini

Almond & Pistachio Cantuccini

Thankfully, I’ve got a few days off over the Xmas and New Year break so I’m making these lovely cantuccini biscuits to wrap in pretty cellophane bags and give away as presents
GODIVA CHOCOLATES FESTIVE GIVEAWAY

GODIVA CHOCOLATES FESTIVE GIVEAWAY

Would be lovely to share them with my family visiting from Australia this Xmas @VJeanBrown. In early October I was invited to the Godiva ‘Experience Christmas’ preview at the posh Godiva store located at Regent’s Street,London, where their range of luxurious chocolate-filled hampers, Swarowski adorned gift boxes, seasonal whiskey truffles and hot Chocolixir in new flavour sensations was revealed to a few select people from the food industry, journalists, bloggers and food writers
Festive season 2012

Festive season 2012

Our tradition on Xmas Eve is to have roast ham and potato dauphinois with mange tout- I find the latter extremely odd as they are about as out of season as it gets and the only ones available come from somewhere like Kenya (hideous in terms of carbon footprint) but nevertheless that's what we had
Chocolate Yule Log

Chocolate Yule Log

I'm also sending this to Alphabakes, the blog challenge I co-host with Ros of The More Than Occasional Baker, as the letter we have chosen this month is X, and we are accepting Xmas bakes
Christmas Spiced Cranberry, Orange and Carrot Bundt Cake

Christmas Spiced Cranberry, Orange and Carrot Bundt Cake

I am entering this cake to Alphabakes challenge hosted by Caroline at Caroline Makes and Ros at The more than occasional baker Baking addict, this month’s theme is “Xmas” and this definitely fits that criteria
Alphabakes roundup - X

Alphabakes roundup - X

Once again we decided to be nice and deliberately choose X as our letter for December, and accept Christmas (Xmas) and otherwise festive entries
Chocolate and Ale Cake

Chocolate and Ale Cake

Whilst not strictly festive, it does have a whiff of ‘chocolate log for grown-ups’ about it and is a great Xmas alternative if you’re not a fruit cake fan
Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Chocolate Chip Biscotti

The letter she chose this month is X and because it's a difficult one,we have decided we will accept Xmas entries