Fruit and Nut Log

By Dixie Elliott

William Meppem
William Meppem
Christmas Log recipe brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Makes 1 loaf

200g dark chocolate

125g butter

1½ cups crumbled Christmas cake

150g glacé cherries

½ cup pistachio kernels, roughly chopped

1 Grease and line a bar pan 25cm x 7.5cm x 4.5cm deep with baking paper. Put chocolate and butter into a heat-proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Take care that the base of the bowl does not touch the water. Stir occasionally, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat 
and cool slightly.

2 Add crumbled cake, cherries and pistachios. Stir until combined. Spoon into prepared pan and smooth top. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate 
for 4 hours or until set. Remove from pan and cut into thin slices. Serve with coffee.


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