The Christmas Cart Blog UK

  1. Fun and Free Christmas Activities for the Whole Family

    Fun and Free Christmas Activities for the Whole Family

    Christmas is a time for family and friends. And so it is important that you make an effort to plan plenty of fun Christmas activities that focus on get everyone involved and celebrating together. The most popular Christmas activities likely involve visiting Santa to share your wish list or carefully drafting a letter with the same intent, or both (just...
  2. Christmas Décor Trends 2019

    Christmas Décor Trends 2019

    Welcome to our review of Christmas décor trends for 2019 where we look at the current home décor and styling trends to gain an understanding of how these looks are likely to be interpreted in Christmas décor for the coming season. We will share with you our findings from our hunt for fresh new ideas at all the home and...
  3. DIY Christmas Chandelier Inspiration

    DIY Christmas Chandelier Inspiration

    With such a simple colour palette, it's easy to create beautiful DIY pieces for a Christmas Sparkle theme. A little red, a touch of silver, plenty of glitter and sparkle and voila! For inspiration, here's how we created a Christmas Sparkle DIY Chandelier and Tree Topper.   Make a Christmas Sparkle DIY Chandelier What you'll need: 38cm metal hanger ribbon...
  4. 12 Days of Delicious Christmas Baking

    12 Days of Delicious Christmas Baking

    Everyone knows how the song goes; ‘on the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me’… baked goods, baked goods and more yummy baked goods!! Who doesn’t love Christmas baking? Invite your family and friends around and get creative. Bake, decorate, fill your home with the amazing smells of Christmas treats and create beautiful memories. Day 1...
  5. Holiday Christmas Cordials

    Holiday Christmas Cordials

    These Holiday Cherry Cordails are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth this Christmas. Discovering the fruit and liquid cherry surprise hidden inside is like opening your gifts on Christmas morning!   Ingredients: 280g Maraschino Cherries 2 tbsp softened Butter 1 tsp liquid glucose 1 tbsp liquid from Mariaschino Cherry 1/2 tsp Invertase 1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar 340g Semi Sweet...
  6. Irish Cream Mince Pies

    Irish Cream Mince Pies

    Everyone has their favourite Christmas treats and they are often a mix of traditional and contemporary delights. This delicious recipe for Irish Cream Fruit Mince Pies gives a modern twist to an old favourite. The only question is, which do you prefer? Of course, you don't have to choose just one, there's no reason that you can't have both!  ...
  7. Peanut Butter Pretzel Rocky Road

    Peanut Butter Pretzel Rocky Road

    If rocky road wasn't already amazing enough as it is, this peanut butter pretzel rocky road is next level! It has all the things you love about rocky road with the added crunch and saltiness of pretzels. Mmmmm!   Serves: 24 serves Prep: 25 minutes Cook: 3 minutes   Ingredients: 3 x 200g blocks milk chocolate, chopped 3 x 200g...
  8. Quick Chocolate Panaforte

    Quick Chocolate Panaforte

    Christmas is a time for giving. So bake up a batch of this quick Chocolate panforte and pass it around! Serves: 40 serves Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 1/2 cup (175g) honey 50g unsalted butter 300g good-quality fruit mince 1 2/3 cups (250g) plain flour, sifted 1 cup (100g) cocoa powder 1 tsp...
  9. Seven Interesting Facts (You Probably Didn’t Know) About Christmas

    Seven Interesting Facts (You Probably Didn’t Know) About Christmas

    More than two billion people around the world consider Christmas to be the most important holiday of the year. But do they all know the facts and figures of this merry celebration? Here’s some interesting Christmas facts that might surprise you (and they’re sure to make great for great conversation topics at your countless festive functions in the coming weeks...

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