Last minute Christmas recipes

In a panic because you’re just not ready for Christmas? We’ve got some great last minute Christmas recipes for you to pull together before the shops shut! Try our easy gravy, speedy sausage rolls or smart salmon starter…

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Reindeer cupcakes

Christmas baking recipes

Reindeer cupcakes

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

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Simple cheese straws

Canapé recipes

Simple cheese straws

This scrumptious cheese straw recipe makes the perfect nibble for your Christmas cocktail party and...

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Caramel clementines

Festive desserts

Caramel clementines

Boozy caramel is drizzled over clementines for an easy but seriously good pud. Serve with...

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Smoked salmon, fennel and clementine salad

Christmas starter recipes

Smoked salmon, fennel and clementine salad

The refreshing flavours of clementine and fennel cut through the salty richness of the smoked...

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Marsala glögg (Christmas punch)

Christmas cocktail recipes

Marsala glögg (Christmas punch)

Is this the best Christmas punch? So quick to make, this 5-minute recipe really does...

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Quick mincemeat

Mince pie recipes

Quick mincemeat

Left it to the last minute? Homemade mincemeat has never been so easy, try this...

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Mulled pear cider

Christmas cocktail recipes

Mulled pear cider

This mulled cider recipe made with perry (pear cider) is a fruity, devilishly drinkable alternative...

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Gillian’s orange brandy butter

Last minute Christmas recipes

Gillian’s orange brandy butter

This recipe for a gorgeous orange brandy butter comes from the mother of delicious. food...

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Almond milk eggnog

Christmas cocktail recipes

Almond milk eggnog

When you want to whip something up quickly for last minute guests, this almond milk...

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Warm cheese and onion cups

Canapé recipes

Warm cheese and onion cups

A vegetarian canapé recipe that’s quick to make and is bound to go down a...

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Cheese and chutney sausage rolls

Sausage roll recipes

Cheese and chutney sausage rolls

Make these cheese and chutney sausage rolls, with a grating of mature cheddar and any...

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Easy turkey gravy

Last minute Christmas recipes

Easy turkey gravy

This delicious (and easy) turkey gravy recipe is simple to make and will go perfectly...

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Smoked salmon with beetroot parsnip rösti

Smoked salmon recipes

Smoked salmon with beetroot parsnip rösti

Breakfast, lunch or dinner – this quick recipe is delicious at any time of the...

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Baked heritage carrots

Carrot recipes

Baked heritage carrots

Jason Atherton’s simple yet impressive carrot side dish recipe is perfect served alongside a roast.

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Beetroot and goat’s cheese cups

Vegetarian Christmas canapé recipes

Beetroot and goat’s cheese cups

These great-tasting, no-cook canapés are quick to assemble at the last minute, suitable for veggies...

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Olive oil roast potatoes

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Olive oil roast potatoes

We’ve used olive oil in this roast potato recipe so they’re suitable for everyone –...

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Beetroot and smoked salmon tart with horseradish

Last minute Christmas recipes

Beetroot and smoked salmon tart with horseradish

This is a quick and healthy recipe with a great combination of smoked salmon, beetroot...

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Chocolate French toast

Mother's Day brunch recipes

Chocolate French toast

This irresistible twist on French toast is so easy to prepare it’s perfect for a...

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Clementine cocktail

Last minute Christmas recipes

Clementine cocktail

Enjoy this festive clementine cocktail recipe with canapés on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s...

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Roast potatoes with herb salt

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Roast potatoes with herb salt

The herb salt adds a touch of luxury to this roast potato recipe.

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Roasted potato and black pepper cakes

Last minute Christmas recipes

Roasted potato and black pepper cakes

This impressive potato side dish recipe is simple to make and will make a lovely...

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Brussel sprouts and bacon recipe

Last minute Christmas recipes

Brussel sprouts and bacon recipe

This brussel sprouts and bacon recipe is a must on any Christmas table. The crispy...

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Sprouts with lemon parsley crumbs

Brussels sprouts recipes

Sprouts with lemon parsley crumbs

Crunchy lemony crumbs add extra flavour to a traditional sprout recipe. Freeze ahead to have...

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Christmas pancakes

Christmas breakfast recipes

Christmas pancakes

Use up leftover Christmas pudding in this pancake recipe served with brandy butter. These make...

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