A real treat. Associate food editor, Barney Desmazery, has had this recipe in his family for 100 years
A good glug of ginger wine makes this cake a little different from the norm. It's also lighter than its predecessors, so you can have two pieces!
Soaking the fruit in Guinness really plumps it up and gives a rich, dark pudding without the bitterness of brandy or rum
From freezer to oven, these cheeky Eccles mince pies are perfect mid-afternoon with an equally cheeky glass of mulled wine. It is Christmas after all!
You'll need good, crusty white bread for these instant hangover cures
There's no getting away from it, toasted marshmallows are a messy business - but they're all the better for it!
For a stunning Christmas centrepiece, this cake is perfect. Get the kids to help out making the stars and celebrate in style
The perfect addition to Christmas pudding - though we say why wait until Christmas. Try it with your favourite crumble or pie for something a bit special