Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Christmas recipes from Mission Deli

Spicy Orange, Chocolate &Cranberry Wrap Cake

Preparation time: - 15 minutes.
Cooking time: - 45 minutes in total.

3 Mission Deli Original Wraps
225g (8oz) Chopped bitter chocolate
75g (2¾ oz) Unsalted butter
1 Beaten egg
3 tbsp castor sugar
2 Medium eggs
65g (2 ¼ oz) Castor sugar
284mls (½ pint) Double cream, heated 
Pinch salt
Pinch chilli powder
Finely grated zest 1 large orange
3 tbsp vanilla extract
120g (4oz) Semi dried cranberries

1. Pre heat the oven to 180°C gas 4.
2. Melt the chocolate and unsalted butter together, over a pan of simmering water.
3. In a bowl place the eggs, sugar, vanilla, salt, chilli, orange zest and mix well.
4. Next lay out the 3 wraps, and brush with beaten egg and sprinkle liberally with castor sugar.
5. Lay onto a baking sheet and bake in the pre heated oven until crisp and nicely coloured
6. Once cooked cool. 
7. Reduce the heat in the oven to 160°C gas 3.
8. Next add the warm cream to the melted chocolate and butter, then mix well.
9. Add to the egg mixture and whisk well.
10. Lay one of the cooked wraps in the bottom of a 25cm x 5½ cm, loose bottomed cake tin. The cooked wraps should fit in perfectly.
11. Pour in half the chocolate and egg mixture, then, sprinkle over half the cranberries.
12. Lay on the second wrap and pour in the last of the chocolate and egg mixture, then sprinkle over the rest of the cranberries. Top with the last wrap.
13. Place the tin into the oven and cook for 15 minutes, or until the outside edge is set. 
14. Remove from the oven, cool, then chill well, best overnight.
15. Cut into thick wedges, dust well with plenty of cocoa powder and icing sugar, serve with a dollop of clotted cream
- Serves 6-8 

Warm Christmas Pudding Wraps with Brandy Dipping Custard Sauce

Preparation time:- 15 minutes.
Cooking time:- 15 minutes.

4 Mission Deli Original Wraps
350g (12oz) Christmas pudding
2-3 tbsp Brandy
1 medium egg, beaten
castor sugar
2 x 150g pots ready to eat custard
4 tbsp Brandy
1. Pre heat the oven to 180°C gas 4.
2. Cut the Christmas pudding into 16, 6cm long x 1cm thick sticks, then drizzle
with the brandy.
3. Square off the round edges of the wraps, give them to the kids.
4. Then cut each square into 4 equal pieces.
5. Brush well with beaten egg, and sprinkle with a little castor sugar.
6. Lay each stick onto the edge of one of the quarters of wrap and roll up,
placing the roll on the cut edge.
7. Repeat for the other 15 pieces.
8. Place onto a baking tray and brush with beaten egg and dust with a little
castor sugar.
9. Bake in the pre heated oven for 15-18 minutes, or until well browned.
10. Mix the brandy into the custard to your liking.
11. Serve the rolls with the custard dip warm, not hot.
- Serves 4-6 persons

Wraps are available at most supermarkets, RRP: £1.70. So pick some up on the last Christmas shopping run on Christmas Eve and get creative!

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