Pineapple & ginger Pavlova

Gluten-free Christmas recipes

51 Recipes

There's no need to miss out with these gluten-free recipes.

Caramel chocolate log

3.75

(1 rating)

This fabulous gluten-free cake has a festive spiced cream and dulce de leche filling - drizzle with white chocolate for an extra-special end to a Christmas dinner party
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • A challenge

Pineapple & ginger Pavlova

5

(3 ratings)

Pile whipped cream and charred pineapple on a meringue base to create a stunning dinner party dessert which you can make ahead
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Chestnuts in Cointreau & orange syrup

0

(0 ratings)

These chestnuts in scented syrup are delicious spooned over ice cream or whipped cream and mascarpone for a seasonal treat
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicory cups with prawns & mango

5

(1 rating)

Juicy prawns pair beautifully with sweet mango and crunchy leaves in this simple canapé, finished with lemon juice and coriander
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Sprouts with crispy prosciutto

0

(0 ratings)

Dress simply steamed or boiled Brussels sprouts with butter, lemon and crispy prosciutto for a gluten-free side dish for a festive dinner
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry & marmalade sauce

3.75

(1 rating)

A homemade cranberry sauce with little flecks of peel from the marmalade for lovely bursts of citrus - easy to make in just 15 minutes
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Funky fudge

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Don't stick to standard flavours for homemade fudge - try these combinations of sweet with salty and zesty with fiery black pepper
  • 50 mins
  • A challenge

Sunday morning baked eggs

3.125

(2 ratings)

These creamy, indulgent eggs are baked in individual ramekins with cream, cheese and tarragon - perfect for a lazy weekend brunch
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry, maple & pecan pudding

4.5

(4 ratings)

Dairy-free, wheat-free and gluten-free - this Christmas pudding is moist and has a real zing. A less rich, more refreshing way to round off Christmas dinner
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingered rich fruit cake

5

(5 ratings)

This traditional cake has been jazzed up with lots of ginger - you'd never know it's gluten-free and dairy-free. Perfect for weddings and Christmas
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Flourless chocolate & pear cake

4.685485

(62 ratings)

A light, but luscious cake made with hazelnuts - serve a slice for dessert with a dollop of crème fraîche
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Crumble-topped mince pies

4

(9 ratings)

Gluten and egg-free diets are catered for with these crunchy mince pies. The perfect addition to a cup of tea or glass of mulled wine
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

4

(5 ratings)

Edd Kimber creates a version of these German spiced cookies- they're chewy, crisp and similar to an almond macaroon
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Smoked salmon & avocado terrines

4.729165

(36 ratings)

A light, elegant make-ahead starter to ease you into the Christmas Day blow-out, or to kick off a dinner party menu
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Mulled red cabbage with clementines

0

(0 ratings)

Skip the red wine and mull your veg with mixed spice, brown sugar and an orange studded with cloves
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Herby fondant potatoes

0

(0 ratings)

Trim your spuds, fry whole, then simmer with stock, rosemary, thyme and lemon to create a perfectly tender side dish
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chestnut truffle cake

4.285715

(7 ratings)

This rich, gluten-free cake makes a perfect dinner-party dessert
  • 24 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Really simple cranberry sauce

4.89844

(32 ratings)

Making your own sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days ahead. Plus, this one uses only three ingredients
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crumble-topped mince pies

4

(9 ratings)

Gluten and egg-free diets are catered for with these crunchy mince pies. The perfect addition to a cup of tea or glass of mulled wine
  • 45 mins
  • More effort

Sweet potato stackers

4.363635

(11 ratings)

For an added kick to these canapes, try swapping the lemon juice for a teaspoon of mustard in the mayo
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

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