North Pole Christmas cake

Ingredients

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 1/2 butternut squash, skinny half
  • 50g of redcurrants

Oils & Vinegars

  • 30ml of vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar

Spices & Dried Herbs

  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Store Cupboard

  • 1/2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 140g of plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 10g of cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence, or extract
  • 150g of caster sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tbsp of red food colouring
  • 100g of white chocolate, melted
  • 50g of icing sugar, sifted, plus extra for dusting
  • 40g of icing sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • 180g of dark chocolate, melted
  • 3 pretzels
  • 15g of chocolate chips
  • 1 candy cane

Dairy

  • 125ml of buttermilk
  • 120g of unsalted butter, softened
  • 250g of low fat cream cheese
  • 50g of unsalted butter, very soft
  • 150g of butter

Speciality Ingredients

  • 9 marshmallows
  • 1 fruit winders, red