This stunning dessert tastes as heavenly as it looks. A dome of creamy white chocolate mousse sits atop a light sponge base and is topped with an array of summer fruits and a cascading fruit coulis
These festive home-bake macaroons make for a delicious edible gift or even just a warming winter tuck-in. Packed with rich almond flavour and a mixed blend of chocolate icing, friends and family are sure to love them.
Chocolate truffles make the perfect edible gift for Christmas or any special occasion, and this pretty selection is perfect for peanut butter lovers. The rich, nutty truffles are easy to make, then rolled in different coatings for a stunning finish.
These mini mincemeat puffs by Adam Byatt are a quick, easy alternative to mince pies, and are just as delicious and pretty.
A jar of homemade salted caramel sauce makes a gorgeous edible gift and delicious treat for friends and family. The sauce keeps for up to 1 month so can be made ahead, then is ready to be drizzled on ice cream and desserts, mixed into cakes, or just eaten
Try a new twist on a classic Christmas yule log with this white chocolate and pomegranate version that's almost too pretty to eat
For a speedy Christmas treat or last-minute edible gift idea, try these marzipan and chocolate chip cookies, made with just three ingredients!
A beautiful dessert to end a Christmas meal with a bang, this Pavlova is adorned with gorgeous clementine pieces and jewel-like pomegranate seeds. And as if that wasn't enough, a gorgeous syrup made with clementine zest, juice, sugar and white wine is stirred into the whipped cream on top.
Chocolate, fruit and nut are a classic cake combination – and this is a lovely one to bake for Christmas. It only takes 20 minutes to prepare, which is a bonus around the busy festive period. It keeps for up to a month in a cake tin and is also freezable.
This simple cake has just five ingredients and is full of zingy citrus flavours. It's similar to a pineapple upside down cake, so you get the lovely topping of sliced clementines. It's equally nice whether served hot or cold.
Full of festive flavour, cranberries add a zingy burst of flavour to sweet and savoury dishes
Whip up a batch of these eye-catching cupcakes. They pair the spicy heat of stem ginger and the sweetness of clementines which, added with the creaminess of soft cheese, make for a delicious afternoon treat
An excellent festive treat for the whole family at Christmas, these shortbread cookies couldn't be simpler to make. The only tools you'll need are an angel-shaped cookie cutter and something pointy enough to bore two small holes in the centre of each cookie's wings.
Nothing beats a good old fashioned fruit cake, perfect for any time of the year
Give this lusciously frosted, classic Christmas cake pride of place on your table
This pink lady apple cake is a real looker. Use pre skinned hazelnuts if you can find them otherwise follow the instructions to have a go yourself. Prepare the topping while the cake bakes for an hour, then spread over the top and pop back in the oven for 15 minutes.
This moreish, classic festive treat is not only packed with rich, fruity, nutty flavours, but it is also quick to make and has the added bonus of being gluten-free! Add an optional splash of brandy for a luxurious, warming touch.
Macarons can be tricky to master, but this glittering festive version will be well worth the work to delight guests over the festive period. Serve as petit fours or wrap up in a gift box and give to loved ones as an impressive home made gift.
This fun gingerbread recipe by Andrew MacKenzie is a great way to get kids involved in baking.
Vivek Singh infuses these chocolate biscuits with a hint of Indian spice to make an exciting snack that both kids and adults will enjoy making and eating.
This is a really fun (and tasty) way to use up Christmas cake or fruit cake, and it's a lovely one to make with the kids. Use marzipan and food colouring to make the suitably seasonal topping and serve popped on to wooden or plastic sticks.
The ultimate show-off dessert for sharing with friends and family over the festive period. Making your own salted caramel and chocolate curls isn't as tough as you might think – and it's totally worth it. Prepare for everyone to be wowed.
For an interesting twist on a classic crumble, try this American-inspired Brown Betty, with tart cranberries and sweet apples and topped with almond crumbs. Serve it with a generous dollop of double cream
Lauren Gimenez's Christmas cupcakes as sampled by TV chef Lorraine Pascale for 12 Christmas Wishes in the December issue of Tesco Magazine.
An alternative to the classic bread and butter pudding with this dish.
soufflés have a reputation for being tricky but it needn't be so with this easy to follow and delicious recipe
Shaun Rankin’s fun twist on the classic brownie will delight kids and adults alike.
Traditionally made with almonds, this nut-free marzipan recipe is made with semolina and vanilla instead, making it the perfect substitute for those with allergies
Show off your baking skills with this pretty gingerbread Christmas tree
This dainty, pretty Swedish-style gingerbread house is so charming you'll want it to last all season long