Hi guys...........nothing says christmas quite like..well plum cake!But this year,i just couldnt procure the ingrds for the cake..so the next best thing are the cookies,brandied cookies with a red wine glaze.Perfect for getting into the spirit of christmas!If you dont want the glaze ...thats fine the cookies taste good(they just loose that little extra something)....The brandy however definately needs to go in..no compromises on this.Lets get baking.....
1.2 cups flour
2.1 tsp baking powder
3.1 tsp ground cinnamon
4.grated zest of one orange
5.3/4 cup of brown sugar
6.1/2 cup butter
7.1/2 cup of brandy
9.2 cups of chopped bry fruit(i had walnuts,almonds,cashewnuts,raisins,dried apricots and musk melon seeds)...you add what you have..just make sure that you have 2 cups.
10.1 cup tooti frooti in red and green.
4.On a buttered baking tray drop spoonfulls of the mixture..........preheat your oven at 180degC.........then after your tray is ready...in they go for 20 mins..they'll get a very light golden..just check that the bottom is firm...(the cookies bottom....what did you think?).
5.After the cookies come out of the oven,cool them on a wire rack...they are ready to be attacked OR you can complete them by putting a red wine glaze.