Royal icing or frosting is a type of dessert icing which dries to a hard, glossy finish. It will be solid white when dry, unless it is coloured. This simple icing can be used for cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and a range of other baked goods.
Melomakarona are olive oil cookies, bathed in honey syrup, with walnuts and cinnamon, which traditionally, are made during the holiday season of Christmas and New Year.
Two recipes for Kourabiedes: the classic ones, which are Greek shortbread cookies and Phoinikota, which are the Cypriot ones, filled with dates, nuts and spices.
Almond paste is made from ground almonds and sugar, typically 50-55%, with a small amount of cooking oil, beaten eggs, heavy cream or corn syrup added to bind the two ingredients. It is similar to marzipan but marzipan contains more sugar than almond paste, and often contains additional ingredients such as food preserves and food…
Christopsomo, which translates as “Christ’s Bread”- pron. Christopsomo also named kouloúra tou Christoú (round bread of Christ), is usually a round loaf often made with the same ingredients as Easter bread. Raisins, nuts, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg are just a few of the taste treats found in this traditional sweet loaf.
A time-tested traditional Christmas cake recipe which is filled with homemade fruit preserve, as well as nuts, raisins brandy and treacle.
This is the traditional English Christmas cake recipe. I have never made this recipe until today. It was given to me by a friend of mine, who makes it every year. English Traditional Christmas cake Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 4 hours Ingredients: 9 oz plain flour ½ level teaspoon salt 1…