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Berry-Delicious Shortcakes

Berry-Delicious Shortcakes

Our Traditional Shortbread Rounds are good on their own but pair them with berries and cream, and they're delicious! Here are a couple of ways to make simple and beautiful desserts in minutes. Blackberry Shortcake with Lemon Curd Cream In a bowl, blend together 200 mls sour cream with ½ jar Phillippa's Lemon Curd. Cover a Phillippa's Traditional Shortbread Round with the lemon curd cream; decorate with 1-2 punnets of Blackberries or Raspberries; and refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours. This allows the base to soften. Dust with icing sugar and cut into wedges for serving.  Blueberry Shortcake with Orange Cream  Whip 200 mls cream; add...

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Phillippa's VIP Christmas Shopping Night

Phillippa's VIP Christmas Shopping Night

Join renowned bakery founder Phillippa Grogan for a special VIP Christmas shopping evening at her Armadale store on Wednesday 4th December from 5pm to 7pm.Enjoy nibbles and a glass of Bress sparkling wine (and meet the wine maker) while shopping Phillippa’s delicious Christmas treats with a 10% discount store wide. Phillippa will launch her limited edition Buckingham Palace recipe Fruit Mince Pies, Christmas Stollen and Gingerbread cookie dough - a favourite with the kids. She will be available to sign copies of her cookbook, Phillippa’s Home Baking, and one lucky guest will win a signed copy to take home.This is...

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Christmas Cake Decorating Ideas

Christmas Cake Decorating Ideas

Many people are happy with a bit of boozy cream or custard with their Christmas Cake but add a few simple ingredients and your guests will be wanting more! Decorate and make our Christmas Cake your own. Try these simple cake decorating ideas: Toss good glacé cherries in warmed apricot jam and pile on top of your cake. Roll out fondant icing and cut into shapes (stars, snowballs, snowflakes, holly). Brush your cake with warmed apricot jam before laying your shapes over the top. Find a stencil and dust with icing sugar, and decorate with holly. Make a luxurious Almond...

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Almond Brandy Butter Icing

Almond Brandy Butter Icing

Add a touch of Christmas to your cake with Almond Brandy Butter Icing. Ingredients 125g soft unsalted butter 500g icing sugar 80g ground blanched almonds 2-3 tablespoons of brandy Method Cream together butter, icing sugar, blanched almonds and brandy. Whip until very light and fluffy. Cover the top of your Phillippa’s Christmas Cake, patting the icing with a wide knife to give a rough textured finish. Any left over can be used to sandwich Phillippa’s Shortbread.

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