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Christmas 2017: Three desserts recipes that will add extra sweetness to celebration

Learn how to prepare authentic plum pudding, chocolate mousse and Tuscan panforte on this Christmas.

Shalu Singh Shalu Singh
New Delhi Updated on: December 24, 2017 7:53 IST
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Here are few delectable Christmas desserts recipes

Christmas is round the corner and we can't keep calm. With market all decked up and shopping done, we are only left with preparing Christmas cuisines and cocktails. This season is especially known for baking cookies, cakes and delectable desserts because that's where the real charm of Christmas lies. It's obvious that you want to treat your kids and guests with some fancy desserts whose smell can linger in their hearts for a long time. But, if you haven't decided the menu, then here we are to ease your confusion. Check out the list of three desserts you can prepare for your family and friends, this Christmas season.

Chocolate Mousse

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For preparing chocolate mousse which is loved by kids, you need to soak gelatine in chilled water for at least 5 minutes. Then warm it on low heat for a minute till the granules melt. Take whipped cream, dessert topping chocolate, gelatine and mix them well in a bowl. Pour the mixture in glasses and refrigerate it for 30 minutes. It is ready to be served.


Tuscan Panforte

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Panforte is a traditional Italian chewy dessert that contains fruits and nuts. For this you need to pre-heat oven to 160 degrees Celsius. Grease pan with butter and roast almonds and hazelnut separately. Mix raisin, black currant, date. In a sauce pan, mix honey and maple/corn syrup and boil it. Take a bowl, add roasted nuts and other ingredients together and pour the boiled syrup and mix well. Once the whole mass comes together, bake it for 15 minutes. After it cools down, cut it into pieces and serve. 

Christmas Plum Pudding

Plum pudding is a staple at all dinner tables across the world on Christmas. For this you need ingredients like orange rind, lemon rind, nutmeg powder, bread crumbs, spice powder, etc. Soak all dry fruits in rum. Whip the butter and sugar and add eggs one by one. Mix dry ingredients with creamed butter. Now pre heat oven to 180 degree and then bake the batter for 40-45 mins. Serve with vanilla or rum sauce when warm.

Merry Christmas!

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