Twelve Days of Christmas

How to Make Dumplings

…and a Horseradish Dumplings version too

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It gets to the depths of winter and I’m always in real need of a good something to cheer me up.  

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12 Days of Christmas 2013

Here’s The Pink Whisk 12 Days of Christmas Baking Recipes round up for 2013!

The winners of the places on the Baking Masterclass have been chosen and everyone has been notified directly – if you want to have a look at who the lucky 12 were then they are displayed on the competition apps just here

Ideas for Decorating your Christmas Cake

Christmas Pud Chocolate Covered Oreos

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Day 12 – Potato Skins – Festive Style!

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Festive Potato Skins are the last recipe in my 12 Days run.  Ideal for feeding hungry children, adding to your buffet table or for using up any Christmas dinner leftovers.  These can be done easily with smaller potatoes too if  you have lots to feed.

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Win Space #12 on TPW Baking Masterclass

For your chance of winning Space #12 on The Pink Whisk Baking Masterclass brought to you in conjunction with WrightsKenwood and Persil Washing Up Liquid on Saturday 8th March 2014 at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire home of Seasoned Courses.

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Day 11 – Meringue Mince Pies

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Meringue topped Mince Pies for Day 11

This idea came from Shirley via facebook and I’m so pleased it did – a great twist on the traditional mince pie!

Ingredients:

1 x batch of Mince Pie Pastry – recipe here

Mincemeat

2 egg whites, large

115g caster sugar

Silver ball sprinkles (optional)

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Win Space #11 on TPW Baking Masterclass

For your chance of winning Space #11 on The Pink Whisk Baking Masterclass brought to you in conjunction with WrightsKenwood and Persil Washing Up Liquid on Saturday 8th March 2014 at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire home of Seasoned Courses.

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Day 10 – Brandy Butter

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Stop, hold on, before you switch off thinking you’re not keen on brandy butter!  I wasn’t either, until I made my own!  Wow what a revelation I can’t believe I’ve been missing out all this time!

Two versions from me, a brandy butter and a Baileys butter too. 

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Win Space #10 on TPW Baking Masterclass

For your chance of winning Space #10 on The Pink Whisk Baking Masterclass brought to you in conjunction with WrightsKenwood and Persil Washing Up Liquid on Saturday 8th March 2014 at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire home of Seasoned Courses.

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Day 9 – Toffee Pecan Roulade

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Who loves a Toffee Pecan Meringue Roulade at Christmas?

This is the perfect dessert to make ahead and store in the freezer.  Just right for whipping out, defrosting and serving up in a flash.

Ingredients:

5 egg whites, large

2 tsps cornflour

225g light muscovado sugar

40g pecans, chopped

 

250ml double cream

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Win Space #9 on TPW Baking Masterclass

For your chance of winning Space #9 on The Pink Whisk Baking Masterclass brought to you in conjunction with WrightsKenwood and Persil Washing Up Liquid on Saturday 8th March 2014 at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire home of Seasoned Courses.

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