Get your mittens out and get ahead of your Christmas baking with these beautiful, festive recipes.
Jamie says: "A last-minute pud is always a great thing to have at Christmastime, so I’ve created one that uses storecupboard ingredients. Blind bake some shortcrust pastry and fill with peanut frangipane and raspberry jam – it's a winner every time."
A super easy idea for an edible Christmas gift, these marzipan logs are delicious and really quick to make, too.
Slice into this beautiful Christmas dessert to discover the spongey, cream centre that's hidden beneath lashings of rich chocolate icing. The flaky chocolate bark topping makes this traditional yule log even more deliciously special
A twist on the classic tarte tatin, this pud is a real crowd pleaser – and will fill your kitchen with festive spice aromas before guests arrive – or serve to family and enjoy the leftovers! Using easy rough puff pastry and super-convenient tinned pears, this dessert is one to try.
Everyone loves a Christmassy biscuit and it would be hard to find a more fun, festive bake than these oh-so-cute Christmas trees. The biscuit is flavoured with delicate spices and vanilla and topped with icing, sweets and treats. Let the fun begin!
Sugar, spice and all things very nice are the secret ingredients in these deliciously festive doughnuts that take just 20 minutes to make from scratch. Mop up the cranberry dipping sauce with the doughnuts while they’re still soft and warm.
These easy Christmas biscuits are a great family-friendly bake. Cut out a range of festive shapes from the spiced orange dough and get creative decorating with pretty coloured icing.
For an easy Christmas baking idea, try this spiced Christmas tree butter shortbread
Indulge your sweet tooth this Christmas with this brown butter, cranberry and macadamia blondies recipe
Treat the family to an indulgent Christmas brunch with this buttery chocolate orange brioche recipe
Get in the festive spirit and bake this striking upside-down cake. It uses seasonal clementines and warming cinnamon to create a wonderful sweet treat that is lovely with a cuppa or makes a great dessert served with a dollop of yogurt.
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
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.
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.
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
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 impressive gluten-free fruitcake is elegant, delicious, and easy to prepare
Full of candied fruit and spices, mincemeat makes anything taste Christmassy
It’s hard to believe that these crisp, dainty meringues are completely egg-free, but this clever vegan meringue kisses recipe uses aquafaba (the water from a tin of chickpeas) to create perfect fluffy meringues that everyone can enjoy
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.
Try this mouthwatering tart for an unusual way to use sprouts and crumbly Wensleydale cheese.
This nutty-based and gluten-free vegan vegetable tart recipe, with a fragrant pesto, is sure to be a Sunday lunch crowd pleaser.
Upgrade your sausage roll recipe this season with the addition of softened leeks, zesty cranberry sauce and crunchy nigella seeds
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.
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
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
Garlic bread just got tastier!
A festive bake that everyone can enjoy, these vegan scones are gluten-free and dairy-free. We love them served with a dollop of fruity compote and creamy coconut yogurt on the side.
With all the lovely Christmassy flavours of the original minus the gluten, these lebkuchen are a festive treat suitable for everyone
Mince pies are a must-have at Christmas, and this simple vegan mince pie recipe means everyone can enjoy them this festive season
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.
Making the ultimate Christmas baking staple is easy with this simple recipe