My Christmas Cake, pudding and fruit mince tarts all come from the old favourite Women's Weekly book.
Add the flower and mix
Line the cake tin with several sheets of baking paper
Into the oven for 4 hours. I was able to leave John in charge - yes, terrible idea - while I went to the gym
The pudding cloth is dipped in hot water, then spread with plain flour
put the cloth into a bowl, and transfer the mixture.
It needs to boil for 4 hours today, and again 2 hours on Christmas Day. No I am not going out and leaving this one! Must not let it boil dry.
and mini-Xmas puddings. These are made from dark fruit cake, all munched up, sprinkled with a 1/2 cup of brandy and left to soak. Mix in some melted chocolate, and then make them into balls and decorate. Lovely!