The research goes on to say that if you indulge with cake AND a glass of wine or beer with it, then you’re most likely in no shape to drive.
And given that the legal drink-driving limit it higher in the UK than Australia, it’s even more hazardous for Aussies.
Other boozy foods to watch out for include mince pies, red wine gravy and cranberry and port sauce - all dangerous if you have enough of them! Here’s the full list:
The Boozy Christmas Foods Watch List
Bloody Mary prawn cocktail – 0.34 units
Chicken liver parfait with brandy – 0.1 units
Glazed carrots – 0.1 units
“Drunken” brussel sprouts – 1.5 units
Red wine gravy – 1.9 units
Cranberry and port sauce – 0.3 units
Christmas cake with brandy butter – 1.15 units
Christmas fruit cake – 0.33 units
Traditional mince pies – 0.14 units
Chocolate truffles – 0.04 units