Recipes with brandied fruit

Make & mature Christmas cake  Make on stir-up Sunday - 24th November 13

Make & mature Christmas cake

Make & mature Christmas cake- Prepare this fruit cake in advance and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist

The Classic Christmas Cake   - This is Delia Smith's recipe, the same one I have used for the past 19 years, everyone loves it, unfortunately because of this I have 7 cakes to make this year!!

Classic Christmas Cake

It begins with the aroma of oranges and clove. It begins with selection and remembrance. It begins and ends with gurgles of brandy. Shrivelled fruits who thought they’d never feel plump again swell.

If you prefer a lighter fruit cake at Christmas then these individual muffin-sized cakes will fit the bill perfectly. Made with a simple all-in-one sponge cake mix they are so much quicker to make than a classic fruit cake too! To give the cakes a boozier flavour, soak the dried fruit in 2 tbsp rum or brandy for 1-2 hrs before adding to the sponge mixture. For a more sophisticated decoration replace the glace icing with blanched almonds, pecans, sliced dried apricots and mixed coloured glace…

If you don't fancy making a large Christmas cake you could make these mini Christmas puds instead. They're really simple and delicious too!Get the recipe: Mini Christmas cakes

Sticky pear & ginger cake recipe - Recipes - BBC Good Food

Sticky pear & ginger cake

Sticky ginger pear cake - This is a cross between a sticky toffee pudding and a ginger cake. Serve warm with ice cream or cream as a dessert - sounds perfect for Ross

Lovely Rich Christmas Fruitcake from Hannah Hossack-Lodge this'll look great on Christmas Day.  http://domesticgothess.com/blog/2016/12/02/rich-christmas-fruitcake/

Rich Christmas Fruitcake

Rich Christmas fruitcake packed full of rum soaked fruit. Make in advance and feed regularly with rum, whiskey, brandy/port or sherry

Christmas pudding vodka - I made this a few years back and it was a massive hit.  Now is the time to make it again!

Christmas pudding vodka

How to Make Christmas Pudding Flavoured Vodka. If you leave this recipe to steep for weeks, you'll end up with a gorgeous syrupy amber liquid which is deeply infused in Christmas pudding spices and flavours and deceptively strong.

Easy Homemade Classic Sangria Recipe made with brandy, red wine, orange juice and fresh fruit! It's perfect for summer, or any time of year!

Easy Red Sangria

Easy Homemade Classic Sangria Recipe made with brandy, red wine, orange juice and fresh fruit! It's perfect for summer, or any time of year!

The way I see it, there are two kinds of people who have read the heading of this post. The ones who like fruit cake, and the ones who are about to stop reading now, because they hate fruit cake wi...

Gluten Free Fruit Cake

~Perfect for work!~ A rich, moist gluten free fruit cake, laced with brandy ~ the perfect gluten free Christmas cake or traditional wedding cake.

keep in mind they’ll need to steep for at least a few weeks (with some recipes requiring up to 3 months). Top your chosen ingredients with vodka or brandy and let the flavors infuse the alcohol.

Making Liqueurs: Cranberry, Lavender & More - You can make your own flavored liqueurs using assorted fruits, herbs, citrus peels and flowers (as long as they are edible) and it’s so easy to do too! If you want to prepare them for gift-giving, keep in m

Blueberry Gin. Don't go spending a lot on buying good quality gin as you will be infusing your own flavour with it to improve it....

Don't go spending a lot on buying good quality gin as you will be infusing your own flavour with it to improve it.

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