Stollens should not just be made and enjoyed at Christmas time, especially when I found marzipan and dried cranberries in the cupboard that needed liberating. Any dried fruit and nuts can be used I just happened to have dried cranberries and added grated Orange zest for added flavour.Continue reading “Cranberry Stollen”
The contrast between the chocolate cookie and the white sugar coating is simply stunning, Crinkle cookies look a lot harder to make then they look. These cookies are so very simple to make you can whip up a batch in no time at all.
This recipe will make about 14 cookies (depending on how big you like them).Continue reading “Crinkle Cookies”
These make an amazing alternative to mince pies this time of year. Although if you are like me and you can’t eat enough mince pies – these make a fantastic addition to your mince pie feasting! Continue reading “Mince Pie Cookies”
I love mince pies and all things Christmassy. I have combined two of our family favourites to create these mince pie brownies. Continue reading “Mince Pie Brownies.”
If there is only one cake you bake make it your Christmas cake, there is something so special about preparing the cake, the smell while it is cooking, feeding the cake brandy every week, decorating and eating a homemade Christmas cake – YUMMY!!Continue reading “Christmas Cake”
If you have any marzipan left over after marzipaning your cake can I suggest marzipan scones. They are so good that I buy extra just to make them. Continue reading “Marzipan Scones”
This makes a lovely centre piece or nibble platter for any party. At other times of the year you can use your other cookie cutters to create a cookie wreath. Continue reading “Christmas Cookie Wreath”
If you get fed up with mince pies why not try my mince pie scones??
This recipe will make 6 x 65mm scones or 4 x 75mm scones Continue reading “Mince Pie Scones”
I always like to have a Yule log for Christmas, it’s a good option for those who don’t like fruit cake or marzipan. They are easy to make and will keep for a few days in an air tight tin. Continue reading “Yule Log”
At Christmas time there is so much to do and most of it needs to be done at the last minute on the day.
If you don’t have time to make your own Swiss roll, don’t panic, just keep a couple of your favourite swiss rolls in the cupboard on standby and within 30mins you can rustle up a Yule log! Continue reading “Yule Log (ready made swiss roll)”