Explore our selection of Christmas sweets recipes that are the perfect addition to your holiday season.
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.
Show off your baking skills with this Italian classic made of sweet bread and enriched with dried fruit.
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.
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.
his decadent vegan dessert is completely gluten-free and dairy-free, yet you'd never guess.
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 mince pies are ultra fruity and fresh, crammed with deliciously juicy clementines and cranberries.
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.
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
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’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
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.
The best presents are often the ones you make - why not try these simple, Italian snow-like treats
This dairy and egg-free chocolate cake is the perfect vegan recipe for an indulgent treat or for serving up for a special occasion.
A scrumptious dark chocolate cake using seasonal apples and a mixture of spices.
Keep the kids busy in the kitchen over the holidays by baking a batch of these easy Christmas biscuits. Cut out a range of festive shapes from the spiced orange dough and get creative decorating with pretty coloured icing.
These sweet little shortbread biscuits are such a simple bake - they're great for parties and double up as a foodie Christmas gift, too
A fruity twist on the classic vanilla baked cheesecake, made with maple syrup, crunchy digestives and topped with a juicy berry compote
These mini carrot cakes are the perfect bite-size treat that won’t max you out on the calories. Deliciously moist cake topped with moreish lemon and cream cheese icing, they’re guaranteed to be a hit with everyone.
It wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies and we've got the perfect recipe so you can bake your own at home.