Chocolate Reindeer Swiss Roll

Give a chocolate swiss roll a festive make over and turn it into a Chocolate Reindeer Swiss Roll, perfect for serving during the Christmas holidays.

Now I appreciate that when you think of Christmas and chocolate Swiss rolls, you tend to think of a chocolate Yule log. Many a time when I was a young girl, I would turn a humble shop bought Swiss roll into an edible tile log, something which my brother and I enjoyed eating. However, instead of this, why not make a Swiss roll into a Chocolate Reindeer , complete with edible antlers and facial features.

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Easy Christmas Bauble Cake

Easy Christmas Bauble Cake

This Easy Christmas Bauble Cake is perfect for the festive season, to sell at a Christmas fayre or for entertaining at home. 

Can I mention the ‘C’ word? Seeing as though the big light switch on has taken place in our town this afternoon, and Santa’s grotto is now open for business, then I suppose Christmas can now be mentioned on my blog. 

It also means that I can share my first festive blog post for 2018.  It is for this very Easy Christmas Bauble Cake which I think looks colourful and fun. Furthermore, it will appeal to kids of all ages over the festive season. 

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Mincemeat Festive Wreath

Mincemeat Festive Wreath

A delicious Mincemeat Festive Wreath made from pizza dough. Filled with mincemeat, apple, stem ginger and flaked almonds, this would be perfect served as breakfast on Christmas Day.

Mincemeat Festive Wreath

This Mincemeat Festive Wreath is actually made from pizza dough, with some spices added to the dough. It is then filled with mincemeat, juicy apple chunks, stem ginger, together with some flaked almonds. Additionally, the filled dough is rolled up and sliced to make pinwheels. Finally, it is placed inside a baking tin to make a wreath shape. 

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Mincemeat Christmas Cake

Mincemeat Christmas Cake

A festive Mincemeat Christmas Cake which is a great alternative to a more traditional fruit cake. A light sponge that still tastes like Christmas cake!
Mincemeat Christmas Cake

This cake is very easy to make and is a great way of using up any jars of mincemeat that you might have lying around, which is how I came to making it myself this week.  Not everyone likes the more traditional Christmas cake, made using lots of dried fruit and candid peel. My Mincemeat Christmas Cake, is a much lighter cake and yet still contains the flavours of a more traditional version and is much quicker to make too.

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Christmas Popcorn Pudding Cakes

Christmas Popcorn Pudding Cakes

These Christmas Popcorn Pudding Cakes are made using just 4 ingredients – perfect for making at Christmas time
christmas popcorn pudding cakes

These Christmas Popcorn Pudding Cakes are SUPER easy to make and take next to no time and they would be perfect for children to make. Not only are they delicious to eat and festive to look at, but I think they could be given as homemade gifts for teachers or grandparents maybe. 

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