Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017

  • 58 Recipes
Mincemeat Oat Bites

Mincemeat Oat Bites

They were enjoyed so much I decided to add a bit more of a Christmas twist to them. Do you like mincemeat at Christmas
Chocolate Fudge Cake

Chocolate Fudge Cake

Can you believe this is the first chocolate fudge cake I've ever made. I've recently realised that there are quite a few 'classic' bakes that I haven't made or featured on this blog and I would like to change that
Sticky Chocolate Fudge Loaf Cake

Sticky Chocolate Fudge Loaf Cake

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and lightly grease a loaf tin. Cream together the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl
Chocolate Cake with mascarpone cream

Chocolate Cake with mascarpone cream

I do like sponge cakes, they are easy, simple and scrumptious. D This one is absolutely worth making, the base is flavoured with coffee and chocolate, which can be your favourite – dark, milk or cherry-flavoured, for en extra twist add vanilla
Stir Up Sunday: Quick and Easy Microwave Mincemeat Christmas Pudding Recipe

Stir Up Sunday: Quick and Easy Microwave Mincemeat Christmas Pudding Recipe

Quick and Easy Microwave Mincemeat Christmas Pudding. I have shared many traditions and customs for this special day it the culinary calendar, which you can read here Stir Up Sunday, Traditions and my Traditional Victorian Christmas Pudding Recipe along with a traditional Dickensian Plum Pudding, so today I would like to offer all my readers a new pudding recipe for something that is quick and easy to make and is also a VERY light and fruity pudding recipe which may appeal to “Christmas Pudding Haters”
Mincemeat Christmas Pudding Cake

Mincemeat Christmas Pudding Cake

When Waitrose got in touch recently asking me if I would like to take part in their Waitrose Christmas Desserts campaign they are running at this festive time of year my answer was immediately yes
christmas blend tea cake bundt

christmas blend tea cake bundt

'but it's CHRISTMAS. a new dictate from the viking allows no cakes until Christmas Day. This last weekend saw the annual christmas fete over in Aby and so I used this excuse to bake something a little christmassy which they could sell to raise well needed funds
Vegan Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray two muffin tins with cooking oil and set aside. In a small bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, spices, and salt
Steamed Chocolate Pudding

Steamed Chocolate Pudding

Suitable dessert for any festivals like Christmas, Easter, Valentines Day. Steamed Chocolate Pudding, this recipe was in my to do list for many years and for this Easter i planned already to make this and today my wish come true
Lemon almond shortbread snowflakes

Lemon almond shortbread snowflakes

I’m not allowed to put the Christmas tree up for another week or two yet, so you better believe I’m sneaking some Christmas spirit in wherever I can… don’t be expecting anything else for the next month
APPLE OATMEAL BARS

APPLE OATMEAL BARS

I immensely wanted to eat nutritious bars that was not so sweet yet tasty. The blend of rolled oat and apple makes this Apple Oatmeal Bars a perfect treat
Apple and mincemeat streusel slice

Apple and mincemeat streusel slice

If you’re anything like me, at the start of December you have all these great plans for all the foods you’re going to make from scratch for Christmas
Leftover Mincemeat Cake

Leftover Mincemeat Cake

I always end up with leftover mincemeat from Christmas. So, as I make my own booze filled creation it is just too good, not to use up
Mincemeat loaf cake...

Mincemeat loaf cake...

If you've run out of time to bake your Christmas cake, or simply not feel like baking it at all, and the sheer thought of baking mince pies gives you shivers - those mincemeat loaves are perfect alternative to both
Mincemeat & apple shortcake slice

Mincemeat & apple shortcake slice

This recipe is based on one my Mum has been making for years, only she makes it in the summer with a filling of strawberry jam and fresh strawberries
Orange and almond mincemeat fingers

Orange and almond mincemeat fingers

Method. 1.  Pre heat oven to 180c/Gas 4/160c (fan). Grease and line a 20cm x 30cm baking tray. 2. Mix the mincemeat and whiskey together and set aside
CHRISTMAS BREAD PUDDING

CHRISTMAS BREAD PUDDING

I made some after our halloween party when we had lots of hotdog rolls left over and it reminded me of christmas pudding so I thought I'd take it a step further and give it a bit more yule tide pimping