edible gifts

Edible gift recipes

57 Recipes

Homemade gourmet presents for every occasion.

Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

5

(1 rating)

This super-simple slab of swirled dark and white chocolate is studded with chopped mixed nuts and dried fruit - break into chunky shards and pop in a homemade hamper as an edible gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Microwave boozy fudge

3.75

(5 ratings)

Also known as miracle fudge, this indulgent sweet treat is made in minutes in the microwave, and makes for an ideal last-minute edible gift - no sugar thermometer required
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Gingerbread syrup

4.6875

(4 ratings)

This simple syrup makes a lovely homemade gift and adds a festive flavour to drinks and desserts - stir into hot chocolate, warm apple juice or Prosecco, or drizzle over ice cream
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Double ginger cookies

4.642855

(7 ratings)

If you love ginger nuts, you'll love these American-style spiced biscuits with chunks of stem ginger, dipped in dark chocolate
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Spiced meat rub

5

(1 rating)

This quick and simple herb rub can be put into a mill and used to marinade or season meat and vegetables
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Melting middle truffles

4.20283

(53 ratings)

Get these made and in the freezer up to a month ahead, then simply pull them out when you’re ready
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Alice in Wonderland raspberry vodka

5

(1 rating)

Toast the 150 year anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland with this fruity pink spirit - give as a gift or mix into cocktails
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Alice in Wonderland wedding cookies

3.75

(1 rating)

Bake a batch of charming chocolate and vanilla biscuits to celebrate the 150 year anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Cashew caramels

3.75

(1 rating)

These delicious homemade sweets, with toasted cashews and vanilla bean paste, make a great party nibble or edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Crunchy peanut & toffee bonbons

4.375

(2 ratings)

Serve these gorgeous peanut butter and milk chocolate balls as a party buffet sweet treat, or wrap up as an edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Caramel & whisky sauce

4.25

(4 ratings)

This thick and boozy toffee sauce can be put into jars and given as a gift, or serve a dollop with warming desserts
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Turkish delight vodka

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Infused spirits make great homemade gifts, or store yours in the cocktail cabinet for when guests come calling
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Pistachio & cranberry cookies

4.694445

(81 ratings)

These crunchy, fruit & nut biscuits are sure to be a family favourite - make ahead and freeze, or wrap up for the perfect homemade gift...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pineapple chutney

5

(6 ratings)

Give this tangy fruit pickle away as a gift or keep in your cupboard for a colourful household condiment
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Sweet chilli jam

4.76719

(160 ratings)

This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Dried apricot jam

5

(1 rating)

A delicious preserve made from storecupboard dried fruit- serve with hot buttered toast or present as a gift
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Homemade chocolate drops

5

(3 ratings)

Create a sophisticated chocolate box, perfect as a gift for guests at a wedding
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Red onion marmalade

4.453125

(80 ratings)

Soft, sticky onion marmalade - great with pâtés and terrrines or a ploughman's lunch
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Lavender sugar

4.5

(2 ratings)

Great in shortbread, sprinkled over a sponge or stirred into berries, give jars of lavender sugar as gifts or wedding favours
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate truffles

4.333335

(27 ratings)

Chocolate truffles, beautifully wrapped in boxes, will put a smile on anyone's face
  • 4 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Cherry & coconut Florentines

3.346775

(31 ratings)

Cute chewy bites. Make one giant version, then stamp out the star shapes - leaving lots of bits to nibble!
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Chilli vodka

4.57143

(7 ratings)

This fun gift takes just a few minutes to prepare, perfect for adding some kick to a Bloody Mary, or just enjoying over ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

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