It's the run up to Christmas and we are using all sorts of delicious festive ingredients in our baking. In this weeks Bakery Bits newsletter Vanessa has used orange essence, chestnut flour and cocoa powder to make a delicious dry fruit-free Christmas cake. You can sign up to receive our newsletter and get this, and other delicious recipes, straight into your inbox every week by joining Our Club

Have a wonderful Christmas!

[caption id="attachment_3503" align="alignnone" width="680"]Christmas cake  - 680 blog main Delicious whisky-soaked, dry fruit-free, chestnut, orange and cocoa Christmas cake[/caption]