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Good Food magazine Christmas recipes

57 Recipes

Recipes from the seasonal issues.

White mulled wine

3.5

(2 ratings)

Lighten up your winter warmer by switching red wine and heavy spices for light cider, vanilla and elderflower cordial
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Sticky date & raisin pudding

5

(3 ratings)

Keep everyone happy with this sticky toffee-like steamed basin pudding packed with dried fruit
  • 4 hours
  • More effort

Brandy butter ice cream

3

(2 ratings)

Throw a fresh spin on a favourite, festive sauce by serving as a sweet and creamy frozen dessert or accompaniment
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

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

Pistachio & raspberry pithiviers

0

(0 ratings)

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

Chestnut stuffing roll

5

(8 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

Boozy chocolate bombes

4.35

(5 ratings)

Showstopping individual coffee sponges with hidden mousse, and a Baileys and white chocolate topping - stunning!
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Cherry & pistachio stuffing

4

(4 ratings)

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

Cranberry jewelled mincemeat

4.857145

(7 ratings)

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

Make & mature Christmas cake

4.79878

(41 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 mins
  • Easy

Guinness, treacle & ginger pudding

5

(5 ratings)

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 mins
  • Easy

Brandy pudding

4

(1 rating)

This pud is impressive, delicious and makes a great light alternative dessert to a traditional Christmas pudding
  • 3 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Orange & tarragon roast turkey

5

(1 rating)

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 mins
  • More effort

Snowman friends cake decoration

5

(3 ratings)

Icing and decorating a Christmas cake may take time but this sweet snowy scene will be a hit with kids
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge

Christmas pudding cake pops

4.363635

(11 ratings)

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

Mini gingerbread houses

4

(12 ratings)

Everyone can decorate their own gingerbread house this Christmas, with Sarah Cook's cute mini versions
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort

Christmas buns

5

(10 ratings)

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

Apricot & marzipan twist

4.57143

(7 ratings)

Paul Hollywood's almond and apricot 'couronne' is crammed with fruit and nuts and is a great alternative to stollen
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

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