Brandy butter delia recipes

Traditional Christmas Cake

Traditional Christmas Cake

Feeding it once a week will ensure a very rich, brandy soaked fruit cake. In a separate large bowl cream together the butter and sugar until you have a soft and creamy mixture
Cheatin’ Christmas… Don’t panic!

Cheatin’ Christmas… Don’t panic!

However I can absolutely assure you that there are not that many ready-prepared Xmas goodies that can’t be improved and given a home-made look by a splash of cream, a knob of butter, a dash of brandy and an ultra-confident assurance that yes, of course it’s all homemade, when your mother expresses surprise at the fact you’ve actually made bread sauce rather than elbow your way to the front of the queue in M&S
Food: My favourite Christmas pudding

Food: My favourite Christmas pudding

Serve with lovely brandy butter and wear your stretchiest trousers. In a measuring jug measure out your brandy and then mix in the eggs and give it a thorough stir
Mince Pies and finishing touches

Mince Pies and finishing touches

To serve we have them with either brandy butter, Cornish clotted cream or some slithers of Stilton cheese - obviously not all together unless you're Andrew who does like to pile everything on top of them
Traditional Christmas Cake

Traditional Christmas Cake

Just let the fruit sit in the brandy for as long as you can Author. In a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar together until combined
Gluten free Christmas cooking

Gluten free Christmas cooking

I like to make everything a month or so in advance so I can feed my cake with brandy. Add to a two pint buttered pudding basin
Delia's Classic Christmas Cake

Delia's Classic Christmas Cake

All you do is weigh out the dried fruit and mixed peel, place it in a mixing bowl and mix in the brandy as evenly and thoroughly as possible
Delia's Fallen Chocolate Soufflé with Prunes

Delia's Fallen Chocolate Soufflé with Prunes

We have a meagre choice of brandy and port for those rare occasions. Break the chocolate into squares and place them with the butter into a bowl fitted over a saucepan containing some barely simmering water (making sure the bowl doesn't touch the water)
Delia’s Classic Christmas Cake

Delia’s Classic Christmas Cake

Almond, Bake, Brandy, Cake, Cherries, Christmas, Currants, Delia Smith, Dried fruit, Egg, Flour, Fondant icing, Lemon, Marzipan, Mixed peel, Mixed Spice, Nutmeg, Orange, Raisins, Sugar, Sultanas, Treacle
Delia’s last minute Christmas Pudding

Delia’s last minute Christmas Pudding

By using ready made mincemeat you can choose the type of pudding you want as I found not only the traditional mincemeat in my local supermarkets but also a cranberry one and one with added brandy
Christmas Cakes done!

Christmas Cakes done!

I Chose a lovely cherry liqueur as it needed using up, brandy and other such drinks with a high alcohol content work well