For What The Silent Night Means: Deep Preparation, Respect, Sweet Love and Traditions – All in a Mirinda Slice

“Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.” Steve Maraboli

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Linzer Rings, Ischler Hearts, Vanilla Crescent, Walnut Horseshoe Biscuit

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” Norman Vincent Peale

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Zserbo (Gerbaud) Slice, Bishopbread, Filled Walnut Cookie, White Chocolate Dipped Oreo

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” Roy L. Smith

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“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness.”  Bob Hope

My Sister’s Miranda Slice

Ingredients
For the sponge base:
7 eggs
6 tbsp flour
7 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp cocoa powder
12 g baking powder
100 ml oil
For the filling:
200 g butter
200 g icing sugar
300 g drained cottage cheese mixed with zest of 1 unwaxed lemon
For the glaze:
70-80 g corn flour mixed with 3 tbsp sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
700 ml fizzy orange juice and 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

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Mirinda Slice, Pastry Layer Making for Gerbaud Slice

Method
Make a sponge from the base ingredients (all-in-one method) and bake in a lined, deep square tin. Let it cool. To prepare the filling whisk the ingredients until light, fluffy and lay on top of the base. Cook all the glaze ingredients and when it is almost cool pour on the top of the Mirinda slice. Let it set in the fridge.

“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.” Agnes M. Pahro

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Chocolate-Coconut Truffle

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” Calvin Coolidge

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