November 27, 2019
Gingerbread and mascarpone Christmas cake
For the Cake
For the Frosting
For the Sugared Cranberries + Rosemary Trees
Mix water and sugar is a pot on the stove. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer, stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heart and dip rosemary. Set aside on a plate lined with parchment paper for 15 mins. Add cranberries into the mixture in pot. Cover with a clean dishtowel and let sit for 10 minutes. Remove the cranberries (save syrup) set aside with rosemary and wait until dry 15mins+.
Once dry time is completed roll in a bowl of granulated sugar and leave to set for 10 mins.
Add 1/3 of the dried ingredients and 1/3 of the buttermilk and continue until everything is all mixed together.
Evenly distribute between the 3 cake tins. Bake for 14-16 minutes. Let the cake cool in the pans for 10mins.
Create a swirl on the top of the cake with a small spoon and apple the sugared rosemary trees and cranberries.
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Finally ... fancy a Christmas tipple? This one can be made with or without alcohol for a cocktail or mocktail option!
Cocktail Option (with Alcohol)
We hope you enjoy trying out some of these fun recipes!!
Cathy & Chloe
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