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Festive dessert recipes

49 Recipes

Sweet treats for the Christmas season, including puddings, pies, trifle and cheesecake.

Iced chestnut ripple cheesecake

4.75

(4 ratings)

With a dark chocolate digestive base and nutty cream cheese topping, this frozen dessert has a winter twist
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Bûche de Noël

4.826925

(13 ratings)

Paul Hollywood's sumptuous chocolate, raspberry and cream sponge falls somewhere between a Yule log and Swiss roll. Add a drop of Drambuie for a cheeky adult twist
  • 1 hour and 11 mins
  • More effort

Christmas pudding trifle

5

(3 ratings)

Use leftover Christmas pudding to rustle up this speedy and sumptuously creamy trifle with Grand Marnier-steeped oranges
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Christmas mess

5

(4 ratings)

Take the classic summer Eton mess combo of cream and meringue and give it a festive twist with frozen mixed berries, cinnamon and blackcurrant liqueur
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Christmas spiced friands

5

(2 ratings)

These light cakes may just be the perfect pudding after an enormous Christmas dinner
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry meringue roulade

5

(3 ratings)

Work on your meringue skills to roll up this sensational dessert with tangy fruit, toasted almonds and vanilla cream filling
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

'Panforte' pies

4.375

(2 ratings)

The traditional Italian dessert is turned into a pretty hand-held nutty pie with chocolate and figs, plus an orange liqueur cream topping
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Nutty chocolate crunch

4.708335

(18 ratings)

Turn all those nuts, biscuits and chocolate from Christmas into these delicious tiffin bites, great for gifts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Baileys banana trifles

4.666665

(18 ratings)

A quick and impressive make-ahead dessert with Baileys for grown-ups, or use extra toffee sauce for kids
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Black Forest trifle

4.46739

(23 ratings)

James Martin's indulgent trifle won't keep you in the kitchen for long but will impress guests at your next get-together...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Christmas stollen pudding

5

(3 ratings)

Good Food reader Marion Biles shares her recipe for this creamy and luxurious pud using leftover stollen
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Panettone pudding

4.56923

(65 ratings)

This is a posh version of bread and butter pudding, rich with cream and vanilla - great for using up any excess Christmas panettone
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate mint loaf cake

4.583335

(6 ratings)

Bring some contemporary glamour to your table with this layered sponge flavoured with After Eight icing and peppermint
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

Glam trifle slice

4.857145

(7 ratings)

Everyone's favourite layered dessert gets a smart makeover - custard, raspberry, jelly and cream in a neat terrine
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Sticky orange & marsala pudding

4.88889

(9 ratings)

This syrupy twist on Christmas pud takes no time to prepare and can be steamed or made in the microwave.
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Raspberry & coconut trifle cake

4.75

(4 ratings)

This towering beauty will make the perfect sweet centrepiece for a buffet, or a lighter option if you’re not into Christmas pudding
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Stollen wreath cake

5

(1 rating)

The sweet German fruit and marzipan loaf recipe is adapted into a gorgeous wreath cake with decorative fondant holly icing and almond marzipan
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Gooey toffee puddings

0

(0 ratings)

Indulgent yet wonderfully light, these individual caramel sponges are baked with a sticky toffee sauce - keep in the freezer for a last-minute pud
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

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