What’s not to love about a fresh chocolate truffle? Make sure when you’re making these that you do remember to gift them and not just keep them for yourself!
We’ve flavoured ours with Grand Marnier which was lurking at the back of the drinks cupboard, but feel free to add your own flavouring – whisky, brandy, rum, Bailey’s – whatever you have to hand.
A rich and indulgent Pickle for the Christmas pantry. With dried vine fruits, cranberries and figs, some fresh pear for sweetness and dark muscovado sugar that gives this a lovely depth of flavour. Serve with cold meats and cheeses at Christmas time.
These are delicious for breakfast as well as during the day. (Make the batter the night before and chill, ready to use in the morning.) If you don’t have a Madeleine tray, use a shallow muffin tray. Success lies in a gentle folding technique, to capture the air that has been introduced.