Make-ahead Christmas menu

From freezable roast potatoes to our get-ahead gravy, this make-ahead Christmas menu means you can spend less time cooking and more time with friends and family over the holidays.

Make-ahead Christmas menu

Apart from the turkey which, let’s face it, has to be cooked on the day, every dish on this menu can be made in advance to save you any last-minute hassle.

make ahead menu

Nibbles and starters
Cheese straws
Salmon terrine  (we have the individual versions too)
Ham hock terrine
Potted crab

The main event
Clementine, thyme and bay roast turkey
Freeze-ahead roast potatoes
Freeze-ahead pigs in blankets
Freezable braised red cabbage
Get-ahead gravy

The pudding
Make-ahead Baileys tiramisu
OR
Panettone vin santo berries and zabaglione trifle

Check out the rest of our complete Christmas menus, here:

Classic Christmas menu
Last-minute Christmas menu
Vegan Christmas menu
Vegetarian Christmas menu
Christmas menu for two people

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