Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Christmas baking today


I've been baking today in between blogging and Facebooking! I'm female! What can I tell ya, I multitask!
On the bake list today was a Boiled sultana cake made with mixed fruit, candied peel and glace cherries with Brazil nuts and almonds on top, then glazed with home made plum jam.

Last night I made up some mincemeat and let it soak overnight on some rum, see here for the recipe I used from The Cottage Garden Farmer Blog.

I also made some dough also from the above blog, Click here



I made enough to make up a batch of about 20 mince pies. When I took the photos I had only done a dozen and if any of you can count you will see one is missing, I had to check to make sure they weren't poisonous!

And there was plenty more so I put it into jars for when we need more made.

I also made some muesli bars but used the mixed fruit in these too. Instead of baking in a large try I thought I would see how they would turn out in a muffin tin

They turned out fine


Tomorrow I'll just make some cookies, I couldn't today as I've mislaid the recipe! Also I'll make a trifle for Christmas day dessert.

6 comments:

  1. AYE AYE AYE!!!! You are soooo lucky I'm not closer to you....I'd be over there eating all the goodies!!! (Right along with you,I'm sure!)

    Great job!!!

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  2. Haha! Well there's plenty! Have a great Christmas xx

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  3. Delicious looking food Sue.
    Merry Xmas & all the best for 2010!

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  4. Thanks Denise, and to you too.x

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  5. Everything looks so good!!

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  6. When Joe saw the cake he went..Ohhhhh..oooohhh, ooooaaahhhh! :D The mince pies are really nice!

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