Christmas, Cakes

Boiled Fruit Cake for Christmas

My Christmas Cake for this year is going to be a jazzed up version of my Old Fashioned Boiled Fruit Cake – I’m calling it simply Boiled Fruit Cake for Christmas. You can make this type of fruit cake nearer to Christmas as it does not need to mature like […]


Royal Icing

If you have been following my Christmas cake baking over the last few weeks you will know that I always make a Glacé Fruit Christmas Cake – I love the light crumbly texture and sparkling jewelled fruits. It’s also great if you need an emergency last minute cake. I made […]

Cakes, Christmas

Almond Icing (Marzipan)

I always decorate my glacé fruit Christmas cake as I would a traditional rich fruit Christmas cake with almond icing (or marzipan icing) and royal icing. You can buy some very good ready made marzipan or almond icing but if I have time I like to make my own. My […]