Chocolate Apricot Sandwich Biscuits, or cookies, are lovely light biscuits sandwiched together with apricot jam and chocolate. Then they are dipped in chocolate
Recipes that are usually associated with Christmas
Black Bun – Scottish Hogmanay Cake is a lovely rich fruit cake encased in pastry. It’s enjoyed at Hogmanay and has a rich and fruity as well as spicy texture.
Mushroom, cheese, potato puff pastries are perfect for the Christmas holidays. So full of flavour they are a great party food, served warm, or even cold. Enjoy
Danish Style Butter Cookies, a sweet, crumbly and melt-in-the-mouth treat. They are so rich and buttery and go so well with tea or coffee. Great as gifts too.
Mini(Individual) Christmas Cakes are small cakes, perfect for one person. Ideal as gifts, and with some lovely brown butter icing they are so easy to make too.
Frangipane Mince PIes are a lovely variant on the more traditional version. With an almond paste top with rich pastry and sweet mincemeat. Great for Christmas.
Mincemeat Loaf Cake – Easy Baking is exactly that. A fruity cake with a wonderful flavour from the lightly spiced mincemeat with glacé cherries and sultanas.
Ricciarelli – Italian Almond Cookies are especially popular at Christmas. Originating in Tuscany they have are chewy and have a great almond & orange flavour.
Mincemeat is a perennial favourite ingredient at Christmas. So these Christmas Flapjacks – Quick & Easy are a great oat-filled alternative to mince pies.
Dutch Spiced Breakfast Bread is a quick bread that is full of warming spices and sweet molasses and honey. It is perfect with butter, at almost any time of day