Christmas is a great time to get creative when making treats either with or for the kids. And that includes the big kids too! Check out the links for some great ideas.
I made this chocolate house using gingerbread moulds. Put the pieces together with melted chocolate and decorate with sweets. Super easy but always gets an amazing response when given as a gift. The perfect gift for any chocolate lover!
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Everyone loves gingerbread at Christmas time! From gingerbread cookie decorations for the tree, to gingerbread houses to sit as a centrepiece on the table. Why not try something different this year and whip up a batch of these Gingerbread Cupcakes.
Everyone in my house LOVES this delicious granola with its Christmassy colours of green from the pistachios and red from the cranberries. Hints of orange and scents of cinnamon really stir up festive feelings and your home will smell divine while it’s baking!
These mini Christmas Puddings are easy and a great option for Christmas parties or to pack in the picnic basket for Carol by Candlelight events.
Gingerbread always makes me think of Christmas. The sweet aroma, crunchy texture and gentle warmth when eaten cannot easily be replaced by any other food. The flavours meld so well with cream cheese; it makes this modern take on cheesecake work so beautifully. Very Festive!
I made these Santa treats for Christmas last year and they were a real hit, I’ll make them again this year. In reality strawberries in the punnet are all different sizes so they don’t turn out looking perfect but I like that they are all unique and a little drunken 🙂
I made this fruit centrepiece for Christmas a couple of years ago. Use cookie cutters to cut the fruit, and then toothpicks or cut skewers to pin the fruit to a polystyrene ball covered by a lettuce leaf!
Perfect for party season entertaining, this prawn dish is easy to put together but looks spectacular. What says Summer more than prawns and mangoes. Summer on a spoon – yum!
It’s always nice to have some little snacks available for the kids after school or to have for lunch box fillers. This ginger bread is low in sugar and because you have made it with your own hands you know what is in it.