While checking some videos, the idea of Stollen Bites – Stollenkonfekt caught my attention. Stollen, a popular fruited bread in Germany and Austria. Particularly during Christmas. It features a roll of marzipan inside and is incredibly delicious. The concept of bite-sized treats inspired by this bread is excellent. Such treats are also widely enjoyed in […]
Tag: Christmas baking
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 is a perennial favourite ingredient at Christmas. So these Christmas Flapjacks – Quick & Easy are a great oat-filled alternative to mince pies.
Ecclefechan Tarts, full of dried fruits and walnuts in a sugar and butter sauce are a perfect alternative to mince pies at Christmas. Ideal at any time too.
These Christmas Cake Cupcakes are filled with those dried fruit so loved at Christmas. Almond cream cheese frosting top the cakes. Perfect for snacking on.
As another recipe for Christmas I decided to make some chocolate truffle fudge. To give this simple confection a little added texture and flavour I included some sweetened dried cranberries and some roughly chopped hazelnuts. Then I sprinkled a little desiccated coconut over the top as well. This is a very easy, and quick, recipe […]
Continuing with recipes for Christmas, today I have Vánočka which is a Czech Christmas Bread. The Czechs, in common with many people in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrate Christmas on 24th December and this bread is served for breakfast in many homes. It is a traditional bread made with an enriched dough and flavoured with […]
As Christmas approached, with some rapidity, minds turn evermore to what needs to be baked. Mince pies are always fairly close to the top of the list. Of course they are readily available in the UK in all the supermarkets. In fact it is claimed that 300 million are eaten in the UK over Christmas […]
One of my Youtube subscribers asked me if I had ever made Panforte. The simple answer was no. In fact I hadn’t really heard of Panforte so I looked it up and watched a few videos. Panforte is a type of dense, chewy, cake which is made with nuts, normally almonds and candied peel. There […]
Perfect for Christmas, sausage rolls are so easy to make. They can be frozen to be reheated when needed. These will be come a firm favourite