Recipes from Rachel Allen Christmas Bake
Episode 1Rachel makes the ultimate Christmas cake, then teaches one of her cookery school students’ children how to make fun festive jam cookie sandwiches.
Rachel meets the maestro of Italian cooking, Gennaro Contaldo, who shares some Italian festive tradition and bakes a traditional Tuscan Christmas pudding, zuccotto di Panettone.
Rachel also shows how to make the most of your leftover Christmas pudding with a divine recipe for St. Stephen’s Day muffins.
Festive jam cookie sandwiches
St. Stephen’s Day muffins
Episode 2Rachel shows how to make a fun gingerbread house and gingerbread people which will impress all your Christmas guests! Then Rachel teaches one of her cookery school students’ children how to make mince pies.
Rachel visits the Queen of Christmas Cakes, Fiona Cairns, and learns the secrets behind her original and stunning designs.
Rachel finishes with deliciously sticky and fragrant cinnamon pecan buns, the perfect Christmas treat.
Gingerbread house and people
Cinnamon pecan buns