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.
Everybody's Mother or nana, you can see she her sense of humour in her eyes, love the way she keeps Paul Hollywood in order with a look or a word. The biggest name in British baking, Mary Berry shares her top 10 tips for cake success with BBC Good Food.
This sumptuous Christmas bake is covered in a decadent icing, finished with gingerbread biscuits and dusted with desiccated coconut snow << plus this is the cover recipe for our November Christmas issue