For more inspiration on freezer-friendly festive food, including plan-ahead pastry ideas, perfect pies and versatile veg recipes, check out our 10 top tips for making the most of your freezer this Christmas.
A well-stock freezer of ready-to-go Christmas canapés takes the pressure off hosting. Why not try these easy bake-ahead recipes? Guests will love the moreish cheesy interior of this pull-apart brie and garlic bread, while a batch of frozen spinach and ricotta sausage rolls need just 10 mins in a moderate oven to get them piping hot and ready to serve.
Having a last-minute dessert stashed away can save you stress, too. Follow our step-by-step guide on making gin and tonic granita for a refreshing finish to a meal, or make sure you've got all the components for this incredible ice cream tower in the freezer. The showstopping Christmas pud pairs chocolate, salted caramel and Madagascan vanilla scoops with a rich ganache, fresh berries and edible glitter for a jaw-dropping festive finale.