Delia smith brandy butter recipes

Traditional Christmas Cake

Traditional Christmas Cake

I’ve made Delia Smith’s Classic Christmas Cake this year as I wanted something very homely, something that you grew up with, traditional
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

Previously, I've followed Delia Smith's mincemeat recipe that involved slow cooking the mincemeat. Delia suggests wrapping the outside of the cake in brown paper and the like, I don't bother
Delia's Classic Christmas Cake

Delia's Classic Christmas Cake

I just couldn't be without Delia Smiths Complete Cookery Course book. 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 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
Christmas Cakes done!

Christmas Cakes done!

I did however stick to Delia Smith's Classic Christmas cake as it's served me so well over the last few years
Mince Pie Cake

Mince Pie Cake

My friend Beth made this delicious Chocolate & Chestnut Yule Log using a Delia Smith recipe. Last year at Christmas I made Mince Pie Cupcakes with Brandy Buttercream and a Butterscotch Drizzle, and they were absolutely delicious (if I do say so myself
The Home-Made Mince Pie Recipe

The Home-Made Mince Pie Recipe

The original recipe comes from Delia Smith and as with everything, we adapt it to our own needs. Mix all the ingredients except the brandy in a large container that can go in the oven
Amaretto Christmas cake for Stir Up Sunday

Amaretto Christmas cake for Stir Up Sunday

But if you’d like to make your own icing, I can recommend Delia Smith’s recipe. With just over four weeks to go until the big day, it’s also the perfect time to bake the Christmas cake, giving sufficient time for ‘feeding’ with your alcohol of choice – be it rum, brandy, whisky or, in my case, amaretto