Get your mittens out and get ahead of your Christmas baking with these beautiful, festive recipes.
Rich, chocolaty and gooey, this super quick chocolate fondant is a great Christmas dessert. Whip up the cake batter in 10 minutes, then freeze. These delicious puddings can be baked from frozen and don’t need to be defrosted.
A super easy idea for an edible Christmas gift, these marzipan logs are delicious and really quick to make, too.
Gooey, oozy baked brie is a cheese lover’s dream - here paired with an impressive homemade bread. Serve up this easy baked brie recipe as part of a Boxing Day spread or for any special occasion
Make Christmas Eve extra-special with these snowball-shaped treats. A twist on mince pies and sherry, Santa will love these sweets… and so will Mum and Dad.
Sweet and sticky Medjool dates give these Austrian Christmas biscuits a makeover with a toffee-like consistency
Mince pie brownies, yes you read that right! Nutty, fruity and chocolatey, you won’t be able to get enough of this festive traybake.
Get the kids in the festive spirit with these DIY (decorate it yourself) biscuits! Transform ready-made gingerbread men into reindeer, then decorate with icing and glacé cherries for a red noses.
Cheesecake, but not as you know it. This savoury twist on the classic has a gluten-free breadcrumb base, fragrant cream cheese filling and is topped with a vibrant medley of beets and shallots for a gorgeous free-from main.
Advocaat is a sort of Dutch eggnog, and, used in recipes like this one for fluffy cupcakes, lends a boozy, Christmassy richness to proceedings. With buttercream icing piped over the top, these little cakes will make an irresistible addition to your festive menus.
This chicken and mushroom pie is made festive with a tangy cranberry topping; it makes a great addition to the Boxing Day table, or serve it up as part of a festive buffet – it’s bound to go down a storm
his decadent vegan dessert is completely gluten-free and dairy-free, yet you'd never guess.
Try this mouthwatering tart for an unusual way to use sprouts and crumbly Wensleydale cheese.
Sweet and airy meringue, zesty citrus and cranberry and crumbly pastry make this magnificent meringue pie the perfect festive baking recipe to impress friends and family
This showstopping Christmas pudding is made even more impressive by the fact that it is gluten-free! Packed full of fruity, zesty flavours with the crunch of pecans and the luxurious hit of brandy, this dessert is sure be a blazing hit.
The base of this gorgeous cheesecake is made from fig rolls, and the jelly topping from citrus, cinnamon and dessert wine: desserts don't get more festive than this.
This vegan meringues recipe gives crisp, chewy meringue, topped with passion fruit, kiwi, oranges and pineapple – the perfect post-dinner sweet treat
Sit back and relax with a slice of this spectacular s’mores layer cake, topped with crispy little meringues and a decadent drizzle of dark chocolate. Heaven!
The impressive gluten-free fruitcake is elegant, delicious, and easy to prepare
Full of candied fruit and spices, mincemeat makes anything taste Christmassy
These vegetarian individual cheesy parcels are a main course that is sure to impress guests. Creamy camembert and flavoursome portabellos, along with porcini mushrooms for depth make this a perfect hearty dinner.
A perfect pairing of buttery croissant and fluffy muffin combines two fantastic breakfast treats in one. Serve warm with a dusting of icing sugar to truly enjoy the cruffin experience.
Garlic bread just got tastier!
These mince pies are ultra fruity and fresh, crammed with deliciously juicy clementines and cranberries.
Upgrade your sausage roll recipe this season with the addition of softened leeks, zesty cranberry sauce and crunchy nigella seeds
Bite-sized, starring two fry-up favourites and puffed up like mini toad-in-the-holes, these delicious popovers are sure to fly off your breakfast table
It wouldn’t be Christmas without mince pies, so this year why not try giving a classic mince pie recipe a fresh spin with a crumbly, buttery Viennese whirl topping.
These dark and dramatic mince pies are inspired by that vintage classic the Black Forest gateau: they make a thoughtful and very tasty gift.
A super easy twist on classic mince pies, these Christmas pop tarts make the perfect sweet treat to share over the festive season. Made simply with ready rolled pastry and a jar of mincemeat, you can have these little parcels baked and ready in no time.
If you're struggling to think of the perfect party food for your next celebration, try these delicious pastry straws, filled with tasty tahini (or peanut butter, if you prefer) and sweet honey
Earthy and buttery chestnuts take this incredible Christmas dessert to the next level
This rich and fruity Christmas pudding tastes just as rich and indulgent as the original, yet it’s completely dairy- and egg-free, so suitable for vegans
This nutty-based and gluten-free vegan vegetable tart recipe, with a fragrant pesto, is sure to be a Sunday lunch crowd pleaser.
With all the lovely Christmassy flavours of the original minus the gluten, these lebkuchen are a festive treat suitable for everyone