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Christmas Pudding

I love Christmas Pudding, and I can’t recall a Christmas as a child where it wasn’t a big feature in our house during the festive season. My Nana, my Mam’s mother, used to make puddings for all the family. She used the old traditional  cloth method . These were the darkest, richest, most aromatic, moist  puddings  I have ever had the pleasure …

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Festive Cupcakes

These festive cupcakes are adapted from my basic cupcake recipe. They are so delicious and a nice variation on the must have which is of course, mince pies! I’ve topped these with a clementine buttercream, I have previously topped them with both lemon & vanilla which are equally as nice. Presented in a lovely festive cupcake box, these make a lovely gift …

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