Christmas recipes

  • 21 Boozy chocolate roulade with sloe gin and blackberries
    Wow friends and family with this impressive looking chocolate dessert – made with sloe gin and blackberries.Serves 8Prep: 45 minutesCook: 15 minutesCooling: 3-4 hoursIngredients200g (7oz) dark chocolate, broken into pieces5...

  • 22 The best festive canapé recipes for your Christmas gathering
    Browse our brilliant selection of easy but impressive canapé recipes for your festive celebrations — click on photo below for recipes.We've sourced Scandi-inspired mini open sandwiches, rare beef Japanese style...

  • 23 Dan Lepard's ginger and apricot panforte
    An Italian spiced fruit fudge that’s utterly easy to make and keeps well for months if wrapped tightly. It’s deliciously dense and sticky, and usually dredged with icing sugar before...

  • 24 Classic Christmas pudding
    Packed with plump fruits and warming brandy, this Christmas pudding is the perfect festive treat. Serve with thick vanilla custard.Ingredients- 385g Sainsbury's mixed dried fruit- 80g Sainsbury's ready-to-eat dried figs...

  • 25 Top 20 Christmas desserts
    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top...

  • 26 Christmas reindeer biscuits
    Makes: approx. 20 biscuitsIngredientsFor the biscuits100g butter175g caster sugar2 happy eggs2 happy egg yolks50g ground almonds240g plain flourFor the icing120g butter250g icing sugar1-2 tbsp milkFood colouring to suitMethodBiscuitsIn a bowl...

  • 27 Cranberry gingerbread men
    The whole family will love helping to decorate these delicious biscuits.Preparation Time: 30 minutesCooking Time: 10 minutesServes: 10-12 large or 25 small menIngredients200g self-raising flour2 tsp ground ginger1 tsp cinnamon50g...

  • 28 Cranberry pudding
    Rich and fruity, this traditional pud, decorated with syrupy cranberries is a perfect way to round off Christmas dinner.Preparation 20 minsCooking 2-2.5 hoursServings 6-8Ingredients200g fresh cranberries, roughly chopped175g self-raising flour½...

  • 29 Christmas tree biscuits
    Make decorating the tree extra special by baking your own scrumptious festive biscuits to adorn the branches. Each melted sweet looks like a stained glass window to add a little...

  • 30 Spiced chocolate stars
    Makes 44IngredientsDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray190g (7 ½ oz) plain flour75g (3 oz) cocoa powder12.5ml (2 ½ tsp) ground cinnamon2.5ml (½ tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking Powder125g (4 ½ oz) dark...

  • 31 Snowball truffles
    Get crafty with these irresistible, wintery truffles - certain to get you into the festive spirit this season!Preparation 20 minsServings 20Ingredients200g milk chocolate2 tbsp Lyle’s Golden Syrup3 tbsp double cream50g...

  • 32 Cranberry mince pies
    Makes: 20Preparation time: 20 minutes plus chilling timeCooking time: 15-20 minutesIngredientsFor the mincemeat:100g/7oz Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries1 x 400g jar mincemeat25g/1oz chopped almondsFor the pastry:500g/8oz plain flour2 tbsp icing...

  • 33 Tom Kerridge's roast loin of venison
    Ingredients 1 x 600g venison loin trimmed50g butterSalt and Szechuan pepper to tasteMethod 1. In a heavy based pan pour in a little vegetable oil and heat till lightly smoking2...

  • 34 Tom Kerridge's sprout tops, chestnuts and bacon
    Ingredients500g picked and washed sprout tops200g smoked streaky bacon cut into lardons200g vacpac of chestnuts100g butterSalt and pepperMethodIn a large sauté pan, melt the butter and cook the bacon until...

  • 35 Tom Kerridge's mulled cider
    Ingredients2lt good cider150g soft dark brown sugar150ml dark rum10 cardamom rods1 cinnamon stick, broken up3 fresh bay leaves1 vanilla pod4 star anise1 orange peel1tsp whole black peppercornsMethodIn a muslin bag...

  • 36 Tom Kerridge's spiced orange cake with plum sauce and Christmas pudding ice cream
    This is a great alternative for everybody that says they don't like Christmas pudding, but it still tastes like Christmas. You can make the ice cream well in advance so...

  • 37 Tom Kerridge's rye bread sauce
    Ingredients½ loaf rye bread sliced50g butter100ml double cream200ml milk5g ground cinnamon2 star anise2 cloves1tsp coriander seeds½ tsp whole white peppercorns½ tsp fennel seedsMethodLay the slices of rye bread out on...

  • 38 Tom Kerridge cooks HELLO! Online an alternative Christmas menu
    Two Michelin star chef Tom Kerridge wowed HELLO! Online with his favourite alternative Christmas dinner on Wednesday evening — a real treat given that the West Country chef's Buckinghamshire pub...

  • 39 Smoking hot: behind the scenes preparation, tips and recipes for smoked salmon
    Smoked salmon is packed with protein and low in fat – very healthy and a perfect ingredient for a zesty pasta dish, tasty canapés or a delicious toasted bagel with...

  • 40 Adam Gray’s hot turkey and onion tart with Stilton cheese
    Dish type: StarterServes 4Ingredients4 sheets puff pastry400g onion marmalade200g Stilton200g turkey, cooked1 bunch rocket100ml rapeseed oilMethod1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas mark 7. Roll our the puff pastry sheets, cut...



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