Christmas Cake

If you only make one cake a year, it has to be a Christmas Cake. It is the perfect activity to do with the family and a homemade Christmas Cake can’t be beaten. Don’t be put off thinking they are complicated, it’s true there are a lot of steps but follow them one at a …

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Mincemeat Plait

I recently held a festive event where I demonstrated a mincemeat plait. Its my version of the traditional mince pie and a great quick go to recipe I use loads. Once you’ve learnt the technique of the plait it can be used for loads of different versions and is particularly nice with a winter spiced …

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Christmas Naked Cake

There is always something very special about a Christmas wedding and this cake fitted the day perfectly at Burley Manor, a rustic venue deep in the New Forest. The couple chose a naked cake dressed with Christmas colours, red roses and deep green foliage to tie in with the pine and holly used to decorate …

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