Bonfire Night recipes

The Good Food team share their favourite Bonfire Night recipes for a hearty spread that'll keep you warm long after the embers have died down.

Bonfire night

Welsh rarebitGillian Carter - Rarebit toasts

The nostalgic flavours of rarebit toast got Good Food editor, Gillian's vote; 'What better excuse than Bonfire Night to have a back-to-childhood treat. Cheese on toast is my ultimate comfort food, and even better made with overly chewy sourdough.'

Rarebit toasts



Bonfire night baked potatoesBarney Desmazery - Bonfire Night baked potatoes

Barney went for a comforting classic - with a twist. Top your basic spud with a warming and irresistible mix of melting cheese, bacon and herbs to make your hot potato extra special.

Bonfire Night baked potatoes



Self-saucing jaffa puddingSarah Cook - Self-saucing Jaffa pudding

Deputy food editor, Sarah chose her intensely chocolately pud as a must-have on Bonfire Night; 'If I've been freezing my socks off watching the fireworks, this is exactly the sort of thing I want to come inside and warm up with...'

Self-saucing Jaffa pudding


Butternut squash soup with chilli & crème fraîcheCaroline Hire - Butternut squash soup with chilli & crème fraîche

'Pour this soup into mugs for an easy, warming bonfire-side snack, no cutlery needed. It's not too spicy but you can always leave out the chilli and add a pinch of cumin if you want a milder soup.'

Butternut squash soup with chilli & crème fraîche



Mulled apple ciderHannah Williams - Mulled apple juice's editor, Hannah warms herself from the inside out with this alcohol-free comforter; 'clutching hot apple juice in knitted mittens helps me keep the November cold at bay.'

Mulled apple juice


Pulled porkNatalie Hardwick- Maple-mustard pulled pork's web assistant, Natalie finds the best way to please a chilly crowd is to serve up a hunk of slow-cooked meat; 'people always love melt-in-the-mouth pork with a sticky sweet glaze - it's best served with warm bread and plenty of sides.'

Maple-mustard pulled pork


Toffee apple squaresRoxanne Fisher- Toffee apple squares

With an insatiable sweet tooth, sub editor Roxy loves this twist on classic sticky toffee pudding; 'perfect for packing up and eating in front of fireworks, or save until you get home and make it extra special with salted toffee sauce.'

Toffee apple squares



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