Category Archives: Christmas

Chocolate Brazil Nut Cookies

Another great treat at Christmas are these chocolate brazil nut cookies which have a lovely crisp outer shell and a gooey centre. Ingredients 125g unsalted butter, softened 225g light soft brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract1 medium egg 25g cocoa … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Biscuits and cookies, Christmas | Leave a comment

Stem Ginger Macaroons

Courtesy of the Guardian, some more Christmas treats. These cookies are for true ginger lovers and are a great gluten free treat to have at Christmas. Stem ginger macaroon ingredients 200g ground almonds 100g caster sugar 2 medium egg whites … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Biscuits and cookies, Christmas | 1 Comment

Cranberry Christmas Mince Tarts

This year I decided to embark on my very first ever batch of Christmas Mince Pies. I decided to go for a star studded approach by using Nigel Slater’s short crust pastry recipe with Nigella Lawson’s Cranberry Fruit Mince. Family … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Jams and jellies, Preserves | Leave a comment

Christmas treats

Every Christmas I use Sam’s Grandmothers Christmas Cake recipe which I will need to clear permission to upload. The year before last I made Nigella’s little Christmas puddings and there is always a pavlova.

Posted in Christmas, Pavlova | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment