Very Christmassy Biscuits

very christmassy biscuits

Print Very Christmassy Biscuits Author: Vanessa Gibson   A very Christmassy and very tasty treat that’s great for wrapping up as gifts this festive season. I can guarantee you’ll have very happy recipients! The idea came from a gorgeous little book I have called “trEATs” by April Carter – it’s simply divine! Ingredients 150g butter, chopped… 

Read More »

Christmas Pudding Balls

christmas pudding balls

Print Christmas Pudding Balls Author: Vanessa Gibson   These little balls have been one of my favourite Christmas treats for a few years now. They are so easy to make, look gorgeous & make a perfect little gift! This batch came from a failed “Herman the German” cake that I made into a Christmas cake, but… 

Read More »

Chocolate Christmas Clusters (gluten-free & dairy-free)

If you love Christmas treats but are conscious of the calories, this recipe is for you!  Or perhaps you love to give goodies to friends but someone is gluten-free and dairy-free – look no further!  These are super easy, absolutely delicious and are perfect for the health-conscious this Christmas.  Enjoy! Ingredients 1/3 cup cocoa powder… 

Read More »

Spiced Choc-Cherry Brownies

These delicious brownies are just Christmas through and through, with the added spice and fresh cherries!  Very decadent – perfect for a gift!  They’re pretty amazing 🙂 Ingredients250g dark chocolate150g butter1/2 cup brown sugar3 eggs, lightly beaten3/4 cup plain flour (can use gluten-free)1/3 cup cocoa1 teaspoon mixed spice15 fresh cherries, halved and pitted MethodPreheat oven… 

Read More »

Chocolate Fruit Mince Bites

This recipe came about because I’d made some Shortbread Biscuits but unfortunately had a few breakages, so they couldn’t be gifted.  I checked out my Christmas supplies in the pantry and using some of the staples I always stock up on at this time of year, came up with these delicious treats!  They are delicious and… 

Read More »

Beetroot Relish

beetroot relish

Print Beetroot Relish Author: Vanessa Gibson   Ingredients Ingredients 800g fresh beetroot, peeled and grated 1 medium red onion, chopped 2 large green apples, peeled, cored and chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1¾ cups red wine vinegar 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt Instructions Combine beetroot, onion, apple, garlic, vinegar, sugar and salt in a… 

Read More »