Delia smith almond slices recipes

Dundee Cake

Dundee Cake

(Adapted from a recipe by DeliaSmith). Almonds. Grab those whole almonds from earlier. This cake is packed with juicy fruit and citrus zest not to mention the crunch of the almonds on top
Really Lemony Lemon Sponge Birthday Cake

Really Lemony Lemon Sponge Birthday Cake

As for the recipe, I have set it out below as there are a couple of little baking variations to Delia's original recipe and if you want a REALLY lemony lemon sponge, you might want to follow along
Homemade Mincemeat

Homemade Mincemeat

This recipe is based on DeliaSmiths recipe from Complete Cookery. There is method 1- which is to put all the ingredients together in a large bowl, leave for 24 hours, stirring occasionally and then put into sterilised jars or method 2 (which is recommended by DeliaSmith) when you do method 1 but in addition you bake at a low heat in the oven for 2-3 hours so that the fat from the suet covers the fruit and helps to make it keep for much longer – at least 12 months. 50g / 2oz flaked almonds. / 2oz flaked almonds
Gluten Free Christmas Cake with Amaretto Soaked Fruit

Gluten Free Christmas Cake with Amaretto Soaked Fruit

I couldn’t just invent a recipe out of thin air so turned to DeliaSmith. I adore the flavours of rich almonds, so it seemed fitting to include amaretto in the recipe instead of Delia’s suggestion of brandy
Homemade Mincemeat (Gluten Free)

Homemade Mincemeat (Gluten Free)

Then, after looking around for a good and fairly easy recipe, good old Delia came up trumps – so thought we would share it
Christmas Mincemeat

Christmas Mincemeat

Personally, I prefer the second method - this is the method DeliaSmith recommends and I'm sure she knows a thing or two about a mince pie
Gluten free Christmas cooking

Gluten free Christmas cooking

Previously, I've followed DeliaSmith's mincemeat recipe that involved slow cooking the mincemeat. Delia suggests wrapping the outside of the cake in brown paper and the like, I don't bother
Apricot Mousse

Apricot Mousse

The original source probably DeliaSmith but having looked through Mum’s copies of her cookbooks, I can’t locate it