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Ice Cream Christmas Pudding

Ice Cream Christmas Pudding

Ice Cream is basically frozen custard and this ice cream christmas cake recipe is a perfect Christmas dessert for hot December Holidays. Give it a try, it is unlike anything you have had before. What you need 50g raisins 25g sultanas 50g dried cranberries or cherries...

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