Mulled Beef Christmas Dinner

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Yesterday, my Mum and I put up and decorated the magnificent Maitland Family Christmas Tree! It’s a lot of fun, very exciting but also damn exhausting, which is why I prepared a dinner worthy of The Three Kings to reward us after!

The Mulled Beef is effectively Roast Beef but with a 24 hour marinade based on- you guessed it- mulled wine! The flavours permeate and complement the beef beautifully and make an unforgettably festive gravy to accompany the dish. The marinade keeps it a fairly straight-forward dish to put together. For anyone struggling to think of something new to cook 25th December that moves away from the traditional turkey, but still has overtones of Christmas with every bite then this is certainly a recipe for you to consider!

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Santa and His Sleigh

Look at this lovely decorative treat my Mum made!

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A Kit-kat base, candy cane runners and round minty chocs for the sides all strung together while a chocolate Santa rides inside delivering chocolate coins to all the boys and girls…

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With a little help from his elves, of course.

A perfectly festive display!