Celebrity Christmas

All the latest festive news, photos and more from celebrities and the royal family

Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? becomes fastest selling single of 2014

Band Aid 30's charity remake of Do They Know It's Christmas? has become the fastest-selling single of the year after just one day of release.Sir Bob Geldof's song to help...

Salted Pecan Praline Yule Log

Servings: 10Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 10-12 minutesIngredients For the Genoese sponge:20g (¾ oz) Stork, melted85g (3 oz) caster sugar3 medium eggs85g (3 oz) self-raising flour2 tablespoons cocoa powderFor the...

Raisin and Fudge Cupcakes

Servings: 10-12 Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesIngredients115g (4 oz) Flora Buttery115g (4 oz) castor sugar2 eggs, medium115g (4 oz) self-raising flour25g each raisins and chopped fudgeFor the icing:55g...

Chocolate Gingerbread men

Servings: 12 Preparation time: 25 minutesCooking time: 10 minutesIngredients85g (3 oz) Stork packet85g (3 oz) soft brown sugar85g (3 oz) golden syrup200g (7 oz) plain flour, sieved with25g (1 oz)...

Christmas Cranberry Muffins

Prep time: 15 minsMakes 12 portionsOven temperature: 170 Baking time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 300g (10 oz) plain flour175g (6 oz) golden caster sugar½ teaspoon baking powder100g (3 ½ oz) cranberries½...

Winter Wonderland Cake

Serves 12 portions Oven temperature: 160 CBaking time: 75mins Ingredients: 300g packet tropical fruit medley115g (4 oz) dried cranberries85g (3 oz) dried sour cherriesFinely grated rind and juice of 1...

Orange Mince Pies with Variations

Servings: 12Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 15-20 minutesIngredients115g (4 oz) Stork packet225g (8 oz) plain flour, sieved25g (1 oz) caster sugarZest of 1 orange2 tablespoons orange juiceFor the filling:350g (12...

Chocolate Snowman Cupcakes

Prep time: 15 mins Cook: 20 minsServes: 12Skill: easy Ingredients: 115 g (4oz) Flora Buttery115 g (4oz) caster sugar2 eggs, medium115 g (4oz) self-raising flour25 g (1oz) cocoa powder, mixed...

Apple and Pear Crumble Cake

Servings: 12-16Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 40 minutesIngredients150g (5 oz) Stork block225g (8 oz) caster sugarZest of 1 lemon2 medium eggs, beaten2 tablespoons milk225g (8 oz) self-raising flour85g (3 oz)...

Adele will not take part in Band Aid 30

Soul-singer Adele will not be taking part in Band Aid 30, despite speculation that she would join the celebrity line-up which includes One Direction and Chris Martin. Sir Bob Geldof...

Gino D'Acampo would like to see the Queen and Prince Philip on I'm A Celebrity... and he reveals his Christmas menu

The full line-up for I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! has been revealed, and before the ten celeb contestants enter camp when the show kicks off on Sunday...

Fearne Cotton and Myleene Klass don Christmas jumpers for Save the Children

Everyone loves a novelty festive jumper – and even better when it's all for a good cause. From Myleene Klass and Fearne Cotton to Union J and The Saturdays, celebrities...

Peggy Porschen's Christmas jumpers cookies recipe

IngredientsMAKES 25COOKIE DOUGH INGREDIENTS5 tbsp water 210g light brown sugar3 tbsp treacle3 tbsp golden syrup3 tbsp ground ginger 3 tbsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground cloves 250g salted butter, cold...

Prince William takes selfie with schoolgirl

Prince William delighted a schoolgirl when he posed for a selfie with her at The Queen’s Sandringham Estate.Madison Lambe, 12, asked the Prince for a photo but was too stunned...

How the stars celebrated the festive season

When it comes to sharing the magic of Christmas, celebrities are just the same as anyone else.Scroll down and click picture to see how the stars celebrated ChristmasStars including Kim...

Celebrities share retro Christmas photos

With Christmas only a few days away, celebrities have been getting into the festive spirit and sharing their favourite festive childhood photos.Kourtney Kardashian shared an adorable photo on Instagram of...

Paris Jackson to fly home and spend Christmas with family

Paris Jackson, daughter of the late Michael Jackson, has reportedly left her boarding school where she has been recovering in Utah to join her family for the Christmas holidays.The 15-year-old...



follow us on



Suggestions