Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

The Fatty in the Corner : Apricot Balls

I can't be the only Aussie who grew up treating the Apricot Balls on the platter a bit like the fatty in the corner.  After a long night of boozing with all the pretty, pretty rum balls having been whisked away one by one,  any self-respecting sweet tooth will start to eyeball the apricot balls… Continue reading The Fatty in the Corner : Apricot Balls

Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

It Wouldn’t Be an Aussie Christmas Without ’em : Rum Balls

This year will be our third Christmas in the Northern Hemisphere and the big roast turkey and steaming bowl of brussels sprouts along with all the other trimmings is now a given on our Christmas dinner table.  We would love a proper white Christmas but that hasn't happened yet so we make up for it… Continue reading It Wouldn’t Be an Aussie Christmas Without ’em : Rum Balls

Christmas, Seasonal, Yummy Recipes

Feed It Rum! Your Rich Fruit Cake that is…

This is a follow up to the Rich Fruit Cake recipe I posted here.   Feeding your fruit cake is ridiculously easy, promise! Here's what you'll need: Your Rich Fruit Cake A Skewer 2 or 3 tablespoons of the alcohol you used in your cake (in my case dark rum) in a glass Baking brush for… Continue reading Feed It Rum! Your Rich Fruit Cake that is…