Snowmen Brownie Pops – Christmas Gifts

Snowmen Brownie Pops - soft gooey brownies covered in white chocolate. Have fun & decorate with coloured fondant, glittery sweets & sparkles for a cute edible Christmas gift!

Snowmen Brownie Pops – soft gooey brownies covered in white chocolate. Have fun & decorate with coloured fondant, glittery sweets & sparkles for a cute edible Christmas gift! For me, a big part of Christmas is the giving of homemade edible gifts. Luckily I’ve been able to get ahead with making various chutneys, chilli sauce …Continue Reading…

Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice - Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping.

Mincemeat Streusel Slice – Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping. Although I love Christmas baking during the build up to the festive season, things can become a bit hectic. This …Continue Reading…

Courgette Brownies

These Courgette Brownies are super moist, delicious & decadent - no one will ever guess there's zucchini in these brownies!

You would never know these delicious decadent brownies have courgettes in them and so far, friends and family haven’t had a clue what either of the secret ingredients are: the courgettes to add an extra moistness (essential in a brownie); the espresso powder to enhance the chocolate flavour, giving an extra chocolatey taste with no …Continue Reading…

Sweet Chilli Jam

Plenty of chillies? Make this delicious Sweet Chilli Jam. Perfect with cheese & homemade bread & makes a great edible gift!

Plenty of chillies? Make this delicious Sweet Chilli Jam. Perfect with cheese & homemade bread & makes a great edible gift! Sweet Chilli Jam is quick and easy to make and delicious with cheese and homemade bread. Divine with a baked Camembert and slices of French crusty pain. Warm through with a little rice vinegar …Continue Reading…

Black Forest Pudding

Black Forest Pudding is the perfect Christmas pudding alternative, liqueur soaked cherries top this steamed chocolate pudding - delicious!

Black Forest Pudding is the perfect Christmas pudding alternative, liqueur soaked cherries top this steamed chocolate pudding – delicious! Don’t you find there’s usually someone at the dinner table who doesn’t like traditional Christmas pudding ? Part of my preparations each year is the challenge to serve Christmas pudding and a tasty alternative rather than …Continue Reading…

Mini Stollen Loaves

Delicious Mini Stollen make a fab alternative to Christmas cake & are delicious to eat whilst they are still warm when the marzipan oozes out of the middle.

Delicious Mini Stollen make a fab alternative to Christmas cake & are perfect for gifting too ! One of my favourite Christmas treats is Stollen, not least because it includes two of my most-liked Christmas ingredients, dried fruit and marzipan. Stollen always appeared at our house when I was growing up, even though for a …Continue Reading…

Olive, Tomato and Herb Christmas Tree Bread

https://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com |Olive, Tomato and Herb Christmas Tree Bread | Sarah James

I had so much fun with the Sweet and Spicy Christmas Tree Bread I thought I would try a savoury version. You can play around with the decorations and use your favourite toppings. The olive oil and rosemary oil in the bread really compliment the olives and tomatoes. We love this bread served warm with …Continue Reading…