Mix dried fruit, nuts, cranberries and maple syrup on Stir-up Sunday for this crowd-pleasing Christmas cake that improves as it keeps (easy fruit desserts maple syrup)
This cake is so rich, damp, treacly and heady, it doesn& even need the traditional alcohol in it. And it& gluten- and dairy-free!
It& the perfect chocolatey treat for Christmas - and you can make it in advance of the big day. Try Phil Vickery& delicious chocolate orange and meringue roulade.
Winter Pudding Bombe: This take on a traditional English pudding asks for ice cream and can easily be made a few days prior to your Christmas feast.