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Potted Christmas Stilton

Potted Christmas Stilton

The holidays bring back memories of warm gatherings and delicious food. A Potted Christmas Stilton is an easy-to-prepare and classic way to celebrate the good tidings of the year. 


  • 225g / 8oz Stilton cheese
  • 75g / 3oz butter
  • 7.5ml / 2tsp Port wine
  • a pinch of ground mace
  • a little melted butter to run over the top


1 Mash the STILTON with a fork. Beat the butter to a soft cream, then beat in the STILTON, mace and Port

2 Pack the mixture into an attractive jar or serving dish, smooth over the surface and run a little melted butter over the top as seal

3 Keep refrigerated until required. Serve as a dip with fresh bread or crackers.

Serves 4 - 6

Recipe by Steven Wheeler for the Stilton Cheesemakers' Association