Christmas Pudding Ice Cream
There’s only so many helpings of Christmas pud you can indulge in before just the thought of the fruity sponge makes you feel that little bit too fun. When this starts to happen, it’s time to mash up the Christmas pudding and turn it into ice cream. Yes, ice cream. You’ll need crumbled leftover Christmas pudding, custard, whipped cream and a splash of either brandy, rum, whiskey or Baileys. The simplest recipe, it only takes minutes to make but you will have to wait for it to freeze before you get to enjoy it – there’s always a downside.
For a detailed step-by-step recipe, check out Love Food Hate Waste.
Nutty Toffee Cake
Perfect for using up all of those leftover nuts lying about in bowls all over the house, this delicious nutty toffee cake is a classic tea time treat. Aside from the nuts, you’ll be needing butter, brown sugar, eggs, dates, flour and maple syrup. The cake is relatively easy to make and the whole family can get involved and make it together.
For a detailed step-by-step recipe, check out Rachel Allen’s recipe via the Good Food Channel.
Mince Pie Fridge Cake
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a few too many boxes of mince pies. It’s the food item that everyone brings over when they pop by for a pre-Christmas drink, yet no one ever seems to actually eat them. Not to worry though, they can easily be turned into a tasty mince pie fridge cake by mashing them up and mixing in a few extra ingredients. Grab yourself some chopped dark chocolate, a handful of pecans and the zest of one orange and you’re good to go – this speedy cake doesn’t even require baking.
For a detailed step-by-step recipe, check out Katie Bryson’s recipe via the Good Food Channel.