Christmas gift ideas

From steals for under £20, to the best advent calendars and bottles of booze available in 2020, find all the gifts for the foodie in your life here. Whether you want to splash out on homewares, or treat the kids – we’ve got the guide to help.

PLUS our edible homemade Christmas gifts are great for budget pressies this year. Whether it’s chutney, kimchi, or macaroons – you’ll find all the inspiration you need here.

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Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

This moreish rocky road uses Terry’s Chocolate Orange wedges as decoration for an extra chunky...

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Reindeer cupcakes

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Reindeer cupcakes

Get the kids into the festive spirit with a spot of Christmas baking – they’ll...

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Chocolate orange cake with Cointreau drizzle

Chocolate orange recipes

Chocolate orange cake with Cointreau drizzle

Looking for a twist on the traditional Christmas cake. Step forward this chocolate orange cake...

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Grapefruit and ginger vodka

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Grapefruit and ginger vodka

Who doesn’t love an edible homemade Christmas gift? And what better gift to give than...

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Honey and pine nut nougat

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Honey and pine nut nougat

Get creative this Christmas with these charming honey and pine nut nougat pieces – they...

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Mint chocolate coins

Christmas chocolate recipes

Mint chocolate coins

Georgina Hayden’s mint chocolate coins make a charming sweet treat and are perfect for slipping...

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Vegan chocolate truffles

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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

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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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Christmas cranberry jam

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Christmas cranberry jam

A simple festive preserve with a tangy flavour, this spiced cranberry jam makes a lovely...

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Christmas truffles

Christmas chocolate recipes

Christmas truffles

Christmas truffles make a wonderful edible gift to give to friends and family. Who wouldn’t...

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Chai marshmallows

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Chai marshmallows

Serve these fluffy marshmallows, flavoured with chai and cinnamon, as a dessert canapé or wrap some...

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Dove biscuits

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Dove biscuits

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

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Raspberry gin and tonic syrup

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Raspberry gin and tonic syrup

Pour this raspberry, gin and tonic syrup into glass bottles and give as a gorgeous...

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Mini florentines

Mini dessert recipes

Mini florentines

Nuts, stem ginger, mixed peel and dried sour cherries are bound together with chocolate, to...

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Panforte

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Panforte

Fruit, nuts and sweet spice make this traditional Italian dessert a festive alternative to Christmas...

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Salted caramel whisky sauce

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Salted caramel whisky sauce

Drizzled over cakes, poured over ice cream or secretly eaten off the spoon – this...

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Peppermint creams for Christmas gifts

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Peppermint creams for Christmas gifts

Looking for the best peppermint creams for Christmas? You’ll never look at After Eights the...

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Tiffin truffles

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Tiffin truffles

Give the gift of chocolate  with these incredibly moreish tiffin truffles, made with shortbread biscuits...

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Bûche de Noël (Yule log)

Festive desserts

Bûche de Noël (Yule log)

Richard Bertinet indulges in this showstopper dessert after a French-style meal, on Christmas Eve. It’s...

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Sweet chilli jam

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Sweet chilli jam

Our sweet chilli jam makes a gorgeous gift for people who love sweet and spicy...

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Soft amaretti

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Soft amaretti

If you can bring yourself to give them away, these easy amaretti biscuits make a...

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Gingerbread street

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Gingerbread street

Impress your guests with Mima Sinclair’s stunning Christmas centrepiece, or go the extra mile and...

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Edible star wreath

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Edible star wreath

Mima Sinclair’s festive wreath can used for both decoration and eating purposes. This stunning gingerbread...

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Honey-roast nuts

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Honey-roast nuts

Ready in a flash and great as a homemade gift, this honey-roast nut recipe is...