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Christmas Cakes and Cottages

This weekend I finally got round to decorating a pair of gingerbread houses – one for us and one for my son – daughter wants to decorate her own 🙂 I don’t make the gingerbread, these are kits from the … Continue reading

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Gingerbread and Marzipan

A good month ago I made my Christmas cake, here in the UK a rich fruit cake is traditionally used for celebrations, be it weddings, Christenings or Christmas. I usually make an 8″ one which takes about four hours to … Continue reading

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Christmas Cakes and Gingerbread

A couple of weeks ago I went on a WI ‘Christmas Dabble Day’, they’re like a craft taster day, there’s usually a choice of three or four crafts and you choose two to do in the morning and one in … Continue reading

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Christmas Icing!

This week end I finally decorated our Christmas cake, I made it a couple of months ago and I’ve been occasionally feeding it with sherry ever since. My sister feeds hers a lot, to the extent that one year she … Continue reading

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Gingerbread House

Christmas would not be complete in our house without a gingerbread house, I’ve been decorating them every year since the children were tots. I have to confess I have never made the gingerbread, I’ve always bought it flat-packed from Ikea!! … Continue reading

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