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We are a hard working, family of eight. Swimming in the sea when we aren't busy on our small holding. Daddy dragon has to work away a lot, so this blog is to let him keep up with our adventures at home.

Monday, 24 September 2012

Christmas cake

It's that time of year.

Soaking the fruit over night!

Zesting oranges and lemons,

melting in the butter,

and adding the fruit,

and more brandy.

Hours and hours in the oven, the house smells so good.

Now we wait and feed it, and hope I haven't made a major boo boo, because after three months of care... it doesn't bare thinking about.

Here's the recipe I modified from:

Oh and here is my helpful tip... if you do not have/ can't find any skewers to prick your cake, use uncooked spaghetti.

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