Celebrity Christmas

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

  • 21 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...

  • 22 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...

  • 23 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...

  • 24 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...

  • 25 Top ten shopping cities in the world
    We all know about the fashion capitals of the world – London, Paris, New York and Milan – but click on the photograph below to find out the rest of...

  • 26 Top ten Christmas trees in the world
    The world gets brighter at Christmas time, when beautifully decorated Christmas trees complete with millions of twinkling lights pop up in the world's greatest capitals and their most iconic places...

  • 27 Michelle Keegan prepares for first Christmas with fiancé Mark Wright
    Christmas couldn't come soon enough for Michelle Keegan, who has already put her Christmas tree up ahead of her first yuletide season with fiancé Mark Wright.The Coronation Street actress couldn't...

  • 28 Win a fabulous Christmas Feast Hamper from Fortnum & Mason worth £500
    As Christmas approaches, HELLO! Online has teamed up with luxury interior design and property refurbishment specialists Hello of Mayfair to offer you the chance to win a wonderful luxury Christmas...

  • 29 Fruity Christmas cake
    Rich dried fruits, nuts and a dash of brandy go into this delicious, no hassle Christmas cake - a classic, tried-and-tested recipe.Ingredients200g Fairtrade dark soft brown sugar175g unsalted English butter...

  • 30 Gluten-free Christmas cake
    Preparation time – 25 minutesCooking time – 1 hourIngredients125g (4 oz.) glaće pineapple125g (4 oz.) glaće apricots250g (8 oz.) pitted dates125g (4 oz.) mixed coloured glace cherries, left whole125g (4...

  • 31 Mary Berry's classic rich Christmas cake
    This is a wonderful, rich traditional fruit cake and can be made up to three months in advance. Allow plenty of time to ‘feed’ the cake with brandy and let...

  • 32 Mini Christmas cakes with soft silver pearls
    Instead of baking just one large Christmas cake, try these gorgeous mini one-bite cakes. They make a perfect Christmas gift for your friends or family too...Ingredients:175g (6oz) butter or margarine175g...

  • 33 Christmas cake pops
    Makes about 32 cake popsIngredients1 x 450g box vanilla cake mix e.g. Betty Crocker Class Vanilla3 medium eggs180ml Ocean Spray® Chilled Cranberry Original juice drink60ml vegetable oil1 tub vanilla buttercream...

  • 34 Mini Christmas cakes
    Ingredients - Makes 9Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray500g (1lb 2oz) dried fruit10ml (2tsp) Dr. Oetker Natural Sicilian Lemon Extract30ml (2tbsp) orange flavour liqueur75g (3oz) unsalted butter, softened75g (3oz) dark brown...

  • 35 White glace Christmas cake
    Ingredients10oz/275g plain flour8oz/225g butter8oz/225g caster sugar4 eggs4oz/110g Glace cherries4oz/110g Glace Pineapple4oz/110g Glace Apricots4oz/110g Glace Peaches4oz/110g Glace Pears2oz/55g Angelica4oz/110g Ground or chopped almonds2oz/55g Mixed peelFor the icing6 tbs icing sugarA little...

  • 36 Top ten Christmas cake recipes
    Get the oven gloves out and the cake tin ready because we have top ten Christmas cake recipes that will get your baking shoes on – see the photo gallery...

  • 37 Mini Schwartz Christmas cakes
    This traditional holiday recipe is something families all over Britain look forward to. Making these rich, moist and fruity Christmas Cakes in advance creates excitement about the upcoming festive season...

  • 38 Christmas 2013: Secret Santa gift guide
    Struggling to find the perfect Secret Santa present for the office Christmas party? HELLO! Online have searched high and low to find the quirkiest and coolest presents, all under £10.Whether...

  • 39 Christmas gift inspiration from Habitat
    With Christmas just weeks away, Habitat has all the gift ideas you need to give your festive shopping that extra bit of sparkle.From 18 November to 8 December HELLO! readers...

  • 40 Best Christmas Advent calendars
    With Christmas excitement building, HELLO! Online have picked the best Advent calendars.From classic chocolate delicacies and daily treats for pets to home-crafted keepsakes for the whole family, these cool and...



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