rich hazelnut fruit cake

Rich hazelnut fruit cake

If you want, yo u can prepare the cake with almond paste (marzipan) before covering it with ready-made icing. Note

Mince pies

The fruit mix is enough to make a pudding, a cake and a dozen mince pies. Note
microwave Christmas puddings

Microwave christmas puddings

This pudding can be made a week ahead; store, covered, in the fridge, or freeze for up to 2 months. Brandy cream sauce can be made a day ahead; store, covered, in the fridge. Note
sugar-coated peanuts

Sugar-coated peanuts

These nuts are so moreish it will be hard to hand them over; to prevent such a dilemma, double the quantity and the problem is solved! Note
chocolate chestnut cake

Chocolate chestnut cake

This gorgeous layered cake is the perfect balance of sweet and nutty. It's the perfect celebratory cake to serve at Christmas time.