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Good Food magazine Christmas recipes

57 Recipes

Recipes from the seasonal issues.

White mulled wine

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(2 ratings)
Lighten up your winter warmer by switching red wine and heavy spices for light cider, vanilla and elderflower cordial
15 minutes
Easy

Sticky date & raisin pudding

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(3 ratings)
Keep everyone happy with this sticky toffee-like steamed basin pudding packed with dried fruit
4 hours
Moderately easy

Brandy butter ice cream

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Throw a fresh spin on a favourite, festive sauce by serving as a sweet and creamy frozen dessert or accompaniment
30 minutes
Moderately easy

Roasted sprouts with chestnuts & bacon

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Try a new approach to traditional winter greens by baking with nuts and lardons - great for a roast with all the trimmings
45 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Melting cheese with poppy & apricot bread wreath

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(1 ratings)
Baked Camembert just got a whole lot better - try home baking a decorative ring and tear off chunks to dunk like fondue
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Iced chestnut ripple cheesecake

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(4 ratings)
With a dark chocolate digestive base and nutty cream cheese topping, this frozen dessert has a winter twist
1 hour and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Pistachio & raspberry pithiviers

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Frangipane and berry individual puff pastry parcels - for a special touch decorate with your guests' initials
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Chestnut stuffing roll

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(6 ratings)
Try a new presentation style - this nutty, bacon-wrapped log is designed to save space in the oven. Serve in thick slices
2 hours
Easy

Christmas turkey with clementine & bay butter

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Using a salt rub on your bird will act like a brine and make it extra succulent - this festive roast is permeated with citrus, thyme and sherry
4 hours and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Boozy chocolate bombes

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(3 ratings)
Showstopping individual coffee sponges with hidden mousse, and a Baileys and white chocolate topping - stunning!
1 hour and 15 minutes
For the keen cook

Cherry & pistachio stuffing

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Try a new flavour combo in sausagemeat stuffing balls - sweet fruit, crunchy nuts and fresh parsley are a perfect match
45 minutes
Easy

Chipolatas wrapped in sage & pancetta

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Update festive favourite trimming pigs-in-blankets by covering sausages in Italian bacon and herb
30 minutes
Easy

Cranberry jewelled mincemeat

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Cooking up batches of this festive, fruity mincemeat will fill your kitchen with the smell of Christmas
25 minutes
Easy

Make & mature Christmas cake

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(18 ratings)
Prepare this fruit cake in advance and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist
2 hours and 35 minutes
Easy

Guinness, treacle & ginger pudding

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Rich, dark and spicy - prepare enough mixture for two basins, one for Christmas day and the other to give as a gift
6 hours and 20 minutes
Easy

Easy mince pies with crunchy crumble tops

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These individual pies with a twist are great for using up storecupboard staples such as nuts and dried fruit, they're budget-friendly too
47 minutes
Easy

Brandy pudding

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This pud is impressive, delicious and makes a great light alternative dessert to a traditional Christmas pudding
3 hours and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Orange & tarragon roast turkey

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Roasting your Christmas turkey with a flavoured butter locks in moisture for a zesty, juicy finish ready to garnish with trimmings
4 hours and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Snowman friends cake decoration

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Icing and decorating a Christmas cake may take time but this sweet snowy scene will be a hit with kids
2 hours
For the keen cook

Christmas pudding cake pops

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These lollipops are a fantastic festive treat for kids and make an impressive centrepiece too
2 hours and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Christmas pudding trifle

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

Mini gingerbread houses

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Everyone can decorate their own gingerbread house this Christmas, with Sarah Cook's cute mini versions
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Christmas buns

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Paul Hollywood's fruit rolls can be made ahead then heated up before adding a glossy glaze and citrus icing
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Apricot & marzipan twist

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Paul Hollywood's almond and apricot 'couronne' is crammed with fruit and nuts and is a great alternative to stollen
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

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