Christmas dessert ideas

Christmas desserts

Bûche de Noël: yule log

Ingredients: 4 large eggs, separated 2/3 cups of sugar, divided 2 tablespoons of water 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/2 cup of ground almonds 1/2 cup of sifted cake flour 3 tablespoons of cocoa 1/2 teaspoon of cream of tartar Dash of salt 2-3 tablespoons of confectioners’ sugar Chocolate buttercream frosting 1/2 cup of chopped […]

Christmas desserts

Gingerbread men

Ingredients: Melted butter for greasing 125g of butter at room temperature 100g/1/2 cup of firmly packed brown sugar 125ml/1/2 cup of golden syrup 1 egg, separated 375g/2 1/2 cups of plain flour 1 tbsp of ground ginger 1 tsp of mixed spice 1 tsp of bicarbonate of soda Plain flour for dusting 150g/1 cup of […]

christmas desserts

English Christmas fruit cake

Ingredients: 1lb 2oz/525g of currants 8oz/225g of golden raisins/sultanas 8oz /225g of raisins 4oz /110g of finely chopped mixed candied peel 6oz /165 of halved glace cherries 10oz/300g of all purpose/plain flour A pinch salt ½ level tsp of mixed spice ½ level tsp of ground cinnamon ½ level tsp of freshly ground nutmeg 2½ […]

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