Tag: Christmas Cake

Cakes, Christmas

Mini Festive Fruit Cakes

I found this recipe for Mini Festive Fruit Cakes on the Marks & Spencer website. In the UK, we do love a rich fruit cake at Christmas, especially one with marzipan and icing. However, a large cake can often be too much for small households. These mini cakes provide a great alternative that can be […]

Cakes, Christmas

Boozy Christmas Cake

 Rich and fruity with lots of booze. Perfect for Christmas, or at anytime at all. I saw a lovely recipe on Delia Smith’s wesbite for a Creole Christmas Cake. It was a rich, fruity cake, with lots of different alcohols in it.  I couldn’t fathom why it was ‘Creole’, but I was certainly intrigued by how […]

Cakes, Christmas

Dundee Cake For Christmas

This year instead of the traditional iced Christmas Cake I have decided to make Dundee Cake.  It is still a rich fruit cake, but instead of using marzipan and royal icing to cover it there is just a layer of blanched almonds laid in circles on the top. This is a traditional cake too and […]