The weekend

It was always going to be a kitchen orientated one. Yesterday was the first of the family Christmas lunches. Eldest son and family came. This meant two very excitable little boys, 3 and 4, and a much calmer one aged 13. We forewent traditional turkey for salmon. It was lovely to have them here, but I always fall asleep after a few hours with the tiny terrors!

Today I made three Christmas cakes; these are currently in the freezer awaiting decoration next week. A traditional Christmas cake would have been made weeks ago and fed regularly with brandy but I make a much lighter apple fruit cake. I used the same mixture to make a few fruit apple buns.

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A coffee and a chocolate orange were decorated for Husband to take to his photography club social evening tomorrow. I also made a lemon crunch cake for a friend, a couple of others which are now also in the freezer as are the little fairy cakes.

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Tomorrow evening is also the date for the Slimming World Christmas party. Each member takes a dish or two. My contribution is spiced potatoes and mini SW-style quiches.

 

 

 

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