Christmas Cooking Ideas
- Chocolate Snowballs
-200g dark chocolate, chopped -100g unsalted butter, chopped -3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar -3 eggs, lightly beaten -1 tsp vanilla extract -1 1/2 cups (225g) plain ﬂour -2 tbs cocoa powder -1/2 tsp baking powder -1 cup (150g) icing sugar
Preheat the oven to 175°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
Step 2 Place the dark chocolate and chopped butter in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water over low heat (make sure the bowl doesn't touch the water). Stir mixture until melted and smooth, then remove the bowl ...view middle of the document...
Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly. Step 3 Using an electric mixer, beat eggs and sugar until light and ﬂuffy. Add chocolate mixture. Beat to combine. Fold in ﬂours. Step 4 Pour half the mixture into prepared pan. Sprinkle with raspberries and white chocolate bits. Pour over remaining mixture. Bake for 35 minutes or until just ﬁrm to touch (see note). Allow to cool completely in pan. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until ﬁrm. Step 5 Lift brownie from pan. Cut into squares. Dust with icing sugar. Pack into boxes.
Christmas Cheese Cake
200g packet digestive biscuits 85g unsalted butter, melted 500g cream cheese 100ml Dairy Farmers Thickened Cream 3 eggs 200g caster sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste* 300g Dairy Farmers Sour Cream 150g Dairy Farmers Traditional Natural Yogurt 300g frozen cranberries 2 tbs port 1 tsp arrowroot 8 small rosemary sprigs dusted with icing sugar, to garnish
Step1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Step 2 Process biscuits to ﬁne crumbs in a food processor. Add butter and whiz to combine. Press evenly into the base...