Christmas Cake

  • 1 Fruity Christmas cake
    Rich dried fruits, nuts and a dash of brandy go into this delicious, no hassle Christmas cake - a classic, tried-and-tested recipe.Ingredients200g Fairtrade dark soft brown sugar175g unsalted English butter...

  • 2 Gluten-free Christmas cake
    Preparation time – 25 minutesCooking time – 1 hourIngredients125g (4 oz.) glaće pineapple125g (4 oz.) glaće apricots250g (8 oz.) pitted dates125g (4 oz.) mixed coloured glace cherries, left whole125g (4...

  • 3 Mary Berry's classic rich Christmas cake
    This is a wonderful, rich traditional fruit cake and can be made up to three months in advance. Allow plenty of time to ‘feed’ the cake with brandy and let...

  • 4 Mini Schwartz Christmas cakes
    This traditional holiday recipe is something families all over Britain look forward to. Making these rich, moist and fruity Christmas Cakes in advance creates excitement about the upcoming festive season...

  • 5 Mini Christmas cakes with soft silver pearls
    Instead of baking just one large Christmas cake, try these gorgeous mini one-bite cakes. They make a perfect Christmas gift for your friends or family too...Ingredients:175g (6oz) butter or margarine175g...

  • 6 Christmas cake pops
    Makes about 32 cake popsIngredients1 x 450g box vanilla cake mix e.g. Betty Crocker Class Vanilla3 medium eggs180ml Ocean Spray® Chilled Cranberry Original juice drink60ml vegetable oil1 tub vanilla buttercream...

  • 7 Mini Christmas cakes
    Ingredients - Makes 9Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray500g (1lb 2oz) dried fruit10ml (2tsp) Dr. Oetker Natural Sicilian Lemon Extract30ml (2tbsp) orange flavour liqueur75g (3oz) unsalted butter, softened75g (3oz) dark brown...

  • 8 White glace Christmas cake
    Ingredients10oz/275g plain flour8oz/225g butter8oz/225g caster sugar4 eggs4oz/110g Glace cherries4oz/110g Glace Pineapple4oz/110g Glace Apricots4oz/110g Glace Peaches4oz/110g Glace Pears2oz/55g Angelica4oz/110g Ground or chopped almonds2oz/55g Mixed peelFor the icing6 tbs icing sugarA little...

  • 9 Top ten Christmas cake recipes
    Get the oven gloves out and the cake tin ready because we have top ten Christmas cake recipes that will get your baking shoes on – see the photo gallery...

  • 10 Be a star baker this Christmas with Eric Lanlard's patissier tricks and tips
    Like many holiday lovers, Christmas is Eric Lanlard's favourite time of year. But, for the famous French patissier it's the anticipation of filling the house with the nostalgic, festive smells...

  • 11 Delia wishes us all a Happy Christmas
    Delia has been lending a helping hand in our kitchens for many years and has always helped with a stress free Christmas (no solution to the domestics yet though!). In...



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