Christmas Log

  • Time:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Serves:
    1 christmas log


Christmas log is traditionally done during Christmas period by many Maltese families.  It is an easy non baking recipe with a mixture of nuts, biscuit and condensed milk and covered with milk chocolate.


300 grams plain biscuit ( morning coffee or digestive biscuits)
200 grams roasted almonds
100 grams walnuts
100 grams hazelnuts
1 can sweetened condensed milk (400 grams)
2 tablespoons whiskey
50 grams candied cherries (optional)
2 tablespoon butter
150 grams milk chocolate

Crush the biscuits, and chop the roasted nuts ( do nut crush the nuts) and chop the cherries.  Mix the nuts and the biscuits in a large bowl.

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Add the melted butter , brandy and the condensed milk to the mixture.  Use a wooden spoon to combine the ingredients together, and then use your hands to press all the ingredients together and shape the mixture into an elongated form of about 24cm x 9cm x 5cm.

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Store in the fridge overnight or at least 4 hours.  When the log is firm and ready, get the log out of the fridge, and melt the chocolate.  Use a food brush to cover the log.  Use a fork to make some line to give texture to the Christmas log.

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Let the chocolate dry and you can serve immediately or store in a cool place.

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