Christmas Recipes and Cooking
Dec11

Christmas Recipes and Cooking

Many of these Christmas recipes are ones my mother cooked for our family at Christmas, that I learnt to cook as a child and that my kids cook now too. One of my favourite part of Chistmas as a child was the huge collection of sweets, like White Christmas and Rum Balls, we made, so I have added many of these to the list. All of these recipes are in our submitted recipes section of Aussie Cooking. The perfect cooks Christmas present:...

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White Christmas
Dec09

White Christmas

Print White Christmas Ingredients 1 cup of powdered milk 1 cup of icing sugar 1 cup of rice bubbles 1 cup of coconut 1 cup of mixed dried fruit 250 grams copha Instructions Combine in a bowl: 1 cup of powdered milk, 1 cup of icing sugar, 1 cup of rice bubbles, 1 cup of coconut and 1 cup of mixed dried fruit. Melt 250grams copha and mix with the dry ingredients. Press into a small slab tin and allow to set. Cut into fingers. 3.2.2885...

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Brandy Sauce
Dec09

Brandy Sauce

Print Brandy Sauce Ingredients 30g butter 1 tablespoon plain flour ½ cup milk 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon sweet sherry 1 tablespoon brandy ¼ cream Instructions Melt butter in a small saucepan, add flour and cook for a few minutes. Gradually add milk , stirring continuously until boiling. Remove from heat and stir in sherry, brandy sugar and cream. Reheat but do not let it boil. Makes about 1 cup. 3.2.2885...

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Traditional Christmas Pudding
Dec08

Traditional Christmas Pudding

Print Traditional Christmas Pudding A recipe from my mum and possibly her mum. Ingredients 85g Almonds 750g Raisins 750g Mixed Dried Fruit 250g Dates 6 eggs 6 tablespoons Brandy 500g butter 250g plain flour 2 tsp Mixed Spice 1 Tsp Nutmeg 250g Sugar 250g White breadcrumbs 1 cup milk castor sugar Instructions Blanch and skin almonds, then chop fruit and mix all fruit and almonds. Cut butter into small pieces and rub into the sifted...

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Small Date Pudding
Dec08

Small Date Pudding

Print Small Date Pudding Ingredients 1 cup chopped dates 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda 1 cup self raising flour Instructions Place dates, milk, butter and sugar into a saucepan. Bring to the boil, stiring constantly while frothing, add sifted flour. Mix well, cover and steam for 1½ hours. 3.2.2885...

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