Bakes & cakes

Try our best ever bakes, including homemade bread, cakes, puddings and pies. Our triple-tested recipes range from super easy to showstopper.
Top 10 Christmas brownie recipes

Top 10 Christmas brownie recipes

From mince pie to mulled wine flavours, our gooey brownies are a festive baking essential.
Christmas biscuit recipes

Christmas biscuit recipes

Spend time in the kitchen with the kids baking these cute cookies, gingerbread and iced biscuits.
10 freezable Christmas baking recipes

10 freezable Christmas baking recipes

Get ahead for the party season with these fabulous freezable cakes, puddings, biscuits and pastries.
Top 10 best ever mince pie recipes

Top 10 best ever mince pie recipes

Christmas would not be complete without mince pies – try our traditional versions or flavour twists.
How to make next level Yule log

How to make next level Yule log

Create the chocolate dessert of dreams with festive spices, brandy butter cream and truffle coating.

Top festive cakes and puddings

Christmas tree-shaped cake topped with meringues and biscuits Recipe

White forest Christmas tree traybake

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Chocolate & marmalade steamed pudding served on a plate with marmalade cream Recipe

Chocolate & marmalade steamed pudding with marmalade cream

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Pair chocolate and marmalade for a dessert made in heaven. The cream –...
Salted caramel Christmas cake served on a cake stand Recipe

Salted caramel Christmas cake

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Try a modern twist on a traditional Christmas cake with this salted caramel...
Chocolate log decorated with holly Recipe

Yummy chocolate log

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A Christmas treat the kids will enjoy helping to make, with an unusual minty...
Feeding a Christmas cake with alcohol Recipe

Make & mature Christmas cake

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Bake this festive fruit cake in advance of Christmas and feed it regularly with...
Winter wonderland cake on a cake stand Recipe

Winter wonderland cake

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A great Christmas bake for kids over the holidays. You can use a buttercream to...
7-cup Christmas pudding Recipe

Easy Christmas pudding

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A classic light, spiced Christmas pudding - so simple you don't even need...
A white chocolate, orange & cranberry Christmas cake on a golden cake stand Recipe

White chocolate, orange & cranberry Christmas cake

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Try sponge instead of fruit cake this Christmas. Our white chocolate cake is a...

Top 5 edible gifts

A selection of spiced cookie wheels Recipe

Spiced cookie wheels

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Chocolate stirrers with different toppings Recipe

Chocolate stirrers

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Get the kids in the kitchen making these chocolate stirrers that you pop into...
Snowflake pretzels in a gift box Recipe

Snowflake pretzels

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Treat family and friends to these gorgeous white-chocolate-coated pretzel...
Christmas rocky road served on a platter Recipe

Christmas rocky road

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Adapt this festive rocky road however you like. It’s great for using up...
A selection of elf & santa cupcakes served on two plates Recipe

Elf & Santa cupcakes

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Get the kids involved in making these cute elf and Santa cupcakes with our...
Keep a close eye on how much baking powder you add while baking. Particularly, when adding too much, you’ll find yourself with something that rises and falls quickly, and will dry out the cake.
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