Monday, 1 December 2014

Monday Bake - Coconut and Jam Puddings

I had such a busy end to November, with nights out, working in Telford two days last week and just living life, December has creeped up on me.  In previous years I have given some thought to the December christmas posts I will do on here and looked for some recipes.  So over a bowl of homemade pumpkin soup at lunchtime, I was looking through magazines and books for some bakes for the next three weeks.  

Yesterday I made individual coconut and jam puddings - the recipe was in the November issue of the Asda magazine and you can find it here.  At first I thought these were not really christmassy and a bit of a cheat putting them in my December bakes, but with their red tops, sitting on a christmas plate I think they are!  Also not everybody likes christmas pudding or trifle - so perhaps this could be an alternative pudding on Christmas day.  The coconut sponge is very light and I served them with vanilla icecream.  I didn't bother with the extra jam sauce.

In other news I have been joining my granny square blanket, it is so cosy snuggled under it while I crochet away. I hope to do a Thursday Makes post before the end of the year - which will be my first one this year.....oh actually I might manage two Thursday Makes posts as I have knitted little hats for the Innocent Smoothies Big Knit - go me!

Thanks for visiting,

Today's top three Christmas songs (Smooth Xmas is back! I couldn't find it last year on my kitchen radio but I found it today!):  

1. Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
2. Christmas in Hollis - Run DMC
3. Happy Xmas (War is Over) - John Lennon

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