• The nation's top 5 Christmas desserts

    Christmas pudding is the nation's favourite festive dessert, according to a new poll. But, more surprisingly, the traditional Christmas dessert – famous for typically rounding off family lunches across the country on 25 December – is actually only a favourite of one third of the nation. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR CHRISTMAS DESSERT RECIPES The next most popular sweet treat is a chocolate Yule log, according to the survey of 1,000 members of the British public, with the younger among us preferring the chocolate Yule log over Christmas pudding. Mince pies – which can be eaten at any time of day, hot