Mary Berry's Victorian Christmas cake recipe: not a fan of the dark, dense Christmas cakes covered in icing? Mary Berry's Victorian version is lighter in texture and gorgeously decorated with nuts and dried fruits.
Date and apple squares recipe. Fruit recipes from Cookipedia. Another recipe from Mum's scribbled cookery notes. Her original notes used self-raising flour but she later changed it to plain flour as she thought it was 'nicer'.