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Feeding a Christmas cake

(5 Posts)
lanternlady Tue 29-Nov-16 19:24:34

Just wanted some advice please

How much brandy do you feed your cakes and for how long ?

Is it a case of just keep topping up till your ready to ice or should I be careful ?

I've fed it 3 times )generous measures )now and don't want to ruin it


Ginmakesitallok Tue 29-Nov-16 19:26:00

I'm doing a tablespoon of brandy every 10 days or so. No feeding for the week before icing.

MoreBushThanMoss Tue 29-Nov-16 19:28:24

I pour it a single whisky once a week or so ... And then a double for myself grin

lanternlady Tue 29-Nov-16 20:31:21

Brilliant !

Thanks so much . I think I've been over feeding so won't put any more in , will keep for myself now smile

Toddlerteaplease Tue 29-Nov-16 20:32:09

I over fed mine a couple of years ago and it turned into alcoholic mush

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