So this is the first of a series of 12 posts which I’m calling –
12 tips for a gorgeous, no fuss, foodie Christmas
And here, to kick us off, is tip #1 –
Tip #1 – Christmas cake doesn’t need to mature for weeks to taste gorgeous.
You may remember that I told you about the catering business I ran with my lovely husband before we moved to Dubai. We created all sorts of goodies in our ‘at home’ kitchen, but our biggest volume of creations by a long, long, long, long way was our Christmas cakes – our ‘well fed’ Christmas cakes.
It’s another of my Nan’s recipes and this has to be our most treasured family classic. My Christmas cake journey began when I was a small child learning to bake with my Nan in her kitchen and 30 something years later it’s still my favourite Christmas cake….