Christmas

Mince Pies- Three Ways

Mince pies have to be my favourite festive food to come out at Christmas. They’re so easy to make and go down a treat. I love their versatility and that is exactly what this blog post shows. This post has 3 different ways to make your mince pies this Christmas- Traditionally with a close pastry top or with a frangipane topping or, with a streusel crumble. Whether you prefer the traditional closed pie or want to try something a little different this year- give this a read! There is plenty of room to get creative, impress a crowd, and get in the festive mood!

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Walnut and Maple Streusel Cake

I’m back to the bundt tin! Yes, after the last time I used it I was so satisfied with the results I wanted to give it another go. The complete opposite of my last post, this cake is full of sugar and butter, but, is cake really cake without all the calories? Who cares anyway, a little treat on the weekend never hurt anyone! I also wanted to do something which sort of incorporated my recent holiday in Austria/Germany, so I found a streusel cake! This bake is a delicious mix of maple, cinnamon and nutty crumble. Continue reading “Walnut and Maple Streusel Cake”

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Apple Crumble Cake

It’s Autumn! The clocks go back tomorrow, the leaves outside are orange, and the weather is beginning to become chilly. My favorite Autumnal flavor and dessert will always be Apple Crumble. The combination of fruity apple with spices topped with warm custard is simply delicious. This week we’re taking a step away from the cupcakes cases and icing bag, onto a traditionally baked cake! Continue reading “Apple Crumble Cake”