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I've been using the Ultimate Christmas Pudding recipe for the last couple of years and was wondering if I could it into individual Christmas puddings to give as gifts using smaller pudding basins and cooking for a shorter time. Would this work?
I am planning on making Christmas puddings and I am going to use Nigella's Ultimate Christmas Pudding recipe but I am planning on making individual ones to give as gifts. Please can you tell me what the steaming times would be for 1/4 pint and 1/2 pint pudding basins. Many thanks, Lawz.
I would like to make Nigella's Ultimate Christmas Pudding. How do I reduce the ingredients? I would like to make one pudding for 8 and one for 4 people. Thank you for your help Liz
Posted by Kayles. Answered on 16th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer
I would love to do Nigella's Incredibly Easy Chocolate Fruit Cake at Christmas and decorate it with sugarpaste. I know marzipan is the best option under the sugarpaste but as I don't like marzipan would you recommend anything else? Could I use ganache? If yes how long would it last? Thanks.
Posted by lorrainebollard. Answered on 15th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer
I'm making Nigella's Christmas Cake and we don't have plain flour where I live. Can I use all-purpose or something else in the recipe? Thanks!
Posted by trishs8. Answered on 14th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer
Hi. My sister in law bought me a 5-inch loose bottom cake tin and I was looking for Christmas cake recipes to fit the tin. The smallest I can find is 6-inch round or 5-inch square. Please can you help? Many thanks Ange F
Posted by Angela Fisher. Answered on 13th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer
Can you me if you've to make this early and "feed" it to keep it moist like a traditional Christmas fruit cake? If not, how long would an iced one stay fresh for in an airtight tin? Thanks!
Posted by Kiwichan1. Answered on 12th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer
I have fresh berries, strawberries, that I soak in liquor months ahead for a Christmas fruit cake. How could I substitute use of dry fruits soaked in brandy with fresh fruits? Would they have to be peeled before soaking and do I soak as I would dry fruits?
Posted by villothe. Answered on 11th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer
I'm not fond of the traditional Xmas fruit cake and my prayers were answered when I found this chocolate alternative. However raisins, prunes, sultanas make my son ill, he just can't bear the sight of them the poor thing. Is it ok to substitue them for other dried fruits eg. mango, pineapple, apricot etc? Thanks.
Posted by alcontreras. Answered on 10th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer
Will the Breakfast Bars freeze well? I can't wait to make them. Thanks!
Posted by laurarice26. Answered on 9th Nov 2014 at 12.00Read The Answer