Christmas Cake Icing, Almond Paste Recipe, and Finished “Christmas Candle Cakes”

Finished “Christmas Candle Cakes”   This is a companion piece to the blog I posted in December called “Mum’s Christmas Cake Recipe”, and is also linked to the blogs “Christmas Cake Recipe (CT’s)”, and “Christmas Cake Recipe (Uncle Charlie’s)”. Here I am describing how to make the Almond Paste (marzipan) and apply the royal icing, […]

Life and a Box of Chocolates

Another funny thing happened on Christmas Day….. I have so far been lucky enough to have been under an illusion that all forms of chocolate are palatable – some are wonderful and some are not so great, but when you need chocolate they are still edible (like Cherry Ripes for example). This Christmas that illusion […]