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What are you all baking for Christmas?

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WUME Sun 21-Dec-14 22:38:34

<<nosey emotion>>

I may steal ideas as I only have mincepies to do. grin

SantasBassoon Sun 21-Dec-14 22:39:43

Sausage rolls and mince pies.

Lazymummy2014 Sun 21-Dec-14 22:43:11

Christmas fruit and nut biscotti! Really easy, looks and tastes great. I've made a big batch to give as gifts. Recipe is on the bbc website - Google Christmas biscotti. Yum!

FixItUpChappie Sun 21-Dec-14 22:46:31

for dessert-like items.....

-blueberry muffins (for Christmas morning)
-mini cheesecakes
-sugar cookies (with the kids)
-Apple oval (needs to be made Christmas Day for Christmas Eve dessert - it's kind of an Apple cinnamon roll type thing)

juneybean Sun 21-Dec-14 22:55:46

Thinking about a rum truffle torte

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 21-Dec-14 23:21:41

No mince pies (I can cook them but they never work at Christmas)

Cupcakes with pale blue icing and The Snowman cases#Fairy cakes in The Snowman cases with snowflake sprinkles

Chocolate cornflake cakes (OK , not cooked grin )

Chocolate brownies

Apple pies

White chocolate cookies (Martha Stewart recipe)

o0 Sun 21-Dec-14 23:24:58


<sugar coma>

There will be more baking but I haven't decided what else yet. DC's want to make jam tarts for Santa so that's easy enough.

cakewitch Sun 21-Dec-14 23:27:09

Ooohhhh... A raised pork and apricot pie, sausage rolls, smoked salmon and asparagus quiche, and a chocolate salted caramel cheesecake.

ChippingInLovesChristmasLights Sun 21-Dec-14 23:28:33


Mwah haha ha ha hasaa ha ha ha.

I'm buying.

happybunny2014 Sun 21-Dec-14 23:28:36

I planned on making
Peppermint creams (not baking exactly but yummy)
Gingerbread biscuits
Choc n orange cupcakes
DM's bday cake (Probably chocolate sponge cake with vanilla frosting)

ChippingInLovesChristmasLights Sun 21-Dec-14 23:29:29

They all sound lovely though and I'm envious if those with the energy for baking, anytime, let alone at Christmas!

UniS Sun 21-Dec-14 23:29:59

Marzipan swiss roll.
Apple and almond cake.
Mince pies.

And bread like normal.

bloomingheather Sun 21-Dec-14 23:40:11

Nigella's Christmas rocky road and chocolate Coconut truffles. Coconut truffles are always a hit!

TheFairyCaravan Sun 21-Dec-14 23:45:46

Mince pies
Jam tarts
Christmas cake
Chocolate fudge cake for DS2s 18th on 24th
A mincemeat cake for the soldiers who are on guard duty on Christmas Day. (We live on an Army base).

Dapplegrey Sun 21-Dec-14 23:46:06

Yule log.

canutesauntie Mon 22-Dec-14 00:06:15

Christmas Tree shaped welsh cakes as a hostess thank you for my sister and salted almond brittle for my mum. Birthday cake for New Years Eve.

workatemylife Mon 22-Dec-14 00:09:12

oooh yum!

so far :
yule log
gingerbread and gingerbread house
German advent cookies
cinnamon buns for Christmas day
mince pies
toffee puddings
Christmas pudding
Christmas cake
Christmas biscotti. - like the post above
peppermint creams

hmm -I know we have a house full but I may have gone overboard!!!! grin

canutesauntie Mon 22-Dec-14 00:13:26

And now ( thanks for the link LazyMummy) probably Christmas Biscotti as well

FoodPorn Mon 22-Dec-14 00:17:22

Lebkuchen, chocolate log, sticky gingerbread, mince and apple pies, chocolate dipped peanut brittle, pavlova, krantz cake!! <smug>

LookImStuckInTheChimney Mon 22-Dec-14 00:18:27

Gingerbread star tree towers here!

That's if I can be arsed find the time before Christmas Day!

MsVanRein Mon 22-Dec-14 00:23:24

I am doing:

Orange and dark choc shortbread
Tiramisu cake
Red velvet cupcakes for my sister who's a nurse to bring to work Christmas day
Chocolate cake for a birthday
White choc and strawberry cake for another birthday

Also need suggestions for something fabulous and impressive that can be made 23rd or 24th and will keep until 27th.

happybubblebrain Mon 22-Dec-14 00:27:55

Tonight I spent 3 hgurs in the kitchen baking for a party tomorrow. I made:

Millionaires shortbread
Mince pies
Gingerbread biscuits
Caramelised onion and cheese tartlets
Tomato and brocolli quiche

I have lots of salads etc to throw together tomorrow but most of it is ready.

BiscuitMillionaire Mon 22-Dec-14 00:33:22

gingerbread stars with clementine icing, on tree
Nigella's Christmas morning muffins
Yule log

Cherrychocolate Mon 22-Dec-14 00:35:27

Shortbread stars for Santa........that's it! Oh and the kids want to make a sleigh out of mini rolls, choc fingers, Jaffa cakes, skittles and candy canes (but that doesn't count, as no baking involved, just lots and lots of mess!)
I have no idea how to make this btw, just going with the flow.......

Mouthfulofquiz Mon 22-Dec-14 00:44:49

I'm doing some mincemeat and marzipan puff pastry things. Mainly as a vehicle for getting marzipan into my gob.

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