Christmas baking recipes

Warming spices, boozy sponges and plenty of sweet, dried fruit. These Christmas baking ideas span traditional recipes from across the globe.

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Slice-and-bake Christmas cookies

Christmas biscuits

Slice-and-bake Christmas cookies

These lightly spiced cookies can be made in advance, then kept in the fridge for...

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Vanilla fudge

Christmas baking recipes

Vanilla fudge

Sometimes it’s lovely to make your own Christmas presents. Why not give our easy vanilla...

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Vegan chocolate truffles

Christmas baking recipes

Vegan chocolate truffles

Everyone will love scoffing these dairy-free treats at Christmas time. Our homemade vegan Christmas truffles...

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Green tea and peppermint creams

Christmas baking recipes

Green tea and peppermint creams

We’ve given these classic Christmas sweets a posh upgrade with the addition of green tea....

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Homemade Christmas shortbread

Christmas baking recipes

Homemade Christmas shortbread

If you fancy making your own homemade gifts this Christmas, these spiced orange Christmas biscuits...

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Jewelled mince pies with tahini pastry

Mince pie recipes

Jewelled mince pies with tahini pastry

Add a Middle Eastern twist to your mince pies with this recipe. We’ve added pomegranate,...

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Eccles pie star wreath

Christmas baking recipes

Eccles pie star wreath

Few aromas are as festive as freshly baked mince pies and this eccles cake-style star wreath...

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Whisky mac marzipan stollen

Christmas baking recipes

Whisky mac marzipan stollen

This stunning stollen centrepiece has a cocktail-inspired whisky mac marzipan centre. Just the kind of...

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Gingerbread house kit

Christmas baking recipes

Gingerbread house kit

Use our gingerbread house kit to make your own festive creation or package everything up...

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Rum butter mincemeat and pecan crumble slices

Christmas baking recipes

Rum butter mincemeat and pecan crumble slices

Rum butter, mincemeat and a classic crumble topping combine in this too-good-to-say-no-to traybake. It makes...

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Spiced rum butter mincemeat cake

Christmas baking recipes

Spiced rum butter mincemeat cake

Make our spiced rum butter mincemeat first to fill your mince pies, then use up...

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Cheese and mushroom piroshki

Christmas baking recipes

Cheese and mushroom piroshki

Piroshki – small pies made from yeasted dough – are a traditional Christmas food in Russia. They’re...

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Christmas gingerbread men

Christmas baking recipes

Christmas gingerbread men

We’ve taken inspiration from our favourite Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker, to create these happy gingerbread...

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Brandy butter shortbread

Christmas baking recipes

Brandy butter shortbread

Thane Prince’s Christmas shortbread recipe is a brilliant way to use up leftover brandy butter....

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Aladdin tipsy cake

Bundt cake recipes

Aladdin tipsy cake

”This recipe takes its name from the well-known Arabic folk tale and essentially makes new...

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Gluten-free frangipane mince pies

Christmas baking recipes

Gluten-free frangipane mince pies

This recipe is by the co-founders of the incredible Pearl and Groove bakery, Serena and...

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Mince pies

Mince pie recipes

Mince pies

Debbie Major’s ultimate mince pies see buttery apple mincemeat encased in a slightly citrusy shortcrust...

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Chocolate Christmas cake

Festive desserts

Chocolate Christmas cake

This glorious cake is a boozy showstopper – strictly for adults only. Slice through the...

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Dove biscuits

Christmas baking recipes

Dove biscuits

Decorate the Christmas tree with these gorgeous spiced dove biscuits flavoured with orange, ginger and...

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Eggnog layer cake

Christmas baking recipes

Eggnog layer cake

Decadent and devilishly boozy, this Christmassy, show-stopping layer cake is strictly adults only. Slice through...

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Fennel taralli biscuits

Christmas gift recipes

Fennel taralli biscuits

Fennel seeds and white wine is used to create these savoury biscuits. Serve sprinkled with...

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Whisky, fig and ginger Christmas cake

Christmas cake recipes

Whisky, fig and ginger Christmas cake

“This cake is on the lighter side, but bursting with boozy soaked fruit (whisky is...

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Cardamom and prune bread

Cardamom and prune bread

“The flavours here are Christmassy, like an English afternoon tea bread or malt loaf, great...

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Richard Bertinet’s Christmas stollen

Richard Bertinet’s Christmas stollen

Richard Bertinet’s Christmas stollen recipe is perfect for the holiday season. Full of dried fruits,...

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