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Christmas! Well, December... close enough. Any excuse to bake things really. If I was a shopping centre, this would be 3 months too late.

I love mince pies. They're just great, can't get much better than that really. Turns out you can. Turn mince pies into macarons, and its a dreamy spiced fruity delight to stuff in your mouth. Why stop at 4? eat the whole batch, thats really Christmasey!

Mince Pie Macarons

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These are amazing, a punch in the face of to die for cherry brandy flavour in a silky meringue buttercream base. The cake itself is a work in progress, I think I overmixed this batch so it was a bit tough so I'll try again (oh shucks do I have to? any excuse for more cake)

Cherry Brandy Cupcakes

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