Christmas planning

Prepare your ideal Christmas menu with our festive recipes, plus top tips for getting ahead for parties and entertaining.
Easiest ever Christmas dinner

Easiest ever Christmas dinner

Follow our step-by-step guide for a stress-free festive menu that's still packed with indulgence.
Homemade gift ideas

Homemade gift ideas

Biscuits, truffles and sweet treats galore – make our simple Christmas gifts.
Christmas buffet recipes

Christmas buffet recipes

We have bite-sized recipes to inspire your festive spread and impress your guests.
How to make a Christmas hamper

How to make a Christmas hamper

Pack a personalised hamper with our handy guide to everything you’ll need to buy.
10 freezable Christmas baking recipes

10 freezable Christmas baking recipes

Make the most of your freezer in the run up to Christmas by baking these desserts ahead of time.

Top Christmas desserts

Rocky road cheesecake pudding with sparklers in the top Recipe

Rocky road cheesecake pudding


(12 ratings)

White forest meringue roulade served on a plate and in slices Recipe

White forest meringue roulade


(5 ratings)

Try this ultimate make-ahead dessert for Christmas: meringue, white chocolate,...
Irish cream tiramisu served in a baking dish Recipe

Irish cream tiramisu


(18 ratings)

You can make this no-cook tiramisu ahead to save on time when hosting a party...
Layered fruit trifle in a glass bowl Recipe

Classic trifle


(16 ratings)

Christmas celebrations are not complete without a trifle and this recipe is...
Coconut custard tart topped with roasted pineapple Recipe

Coconut custard tart with roasted pineapple


(0 ratings)

This custard tart has a tropical twist with sunny Caribbean flavours. Bake it...

Top 5 Christmas sides

A collection of wild mushroom Yorkshire puddings Recipe

Wild mushroom Yorkshire puddings


(0 ratings)

Apricot & hazelnut stuffing Recipe

Apricot & hazelnut stuffing


(28 ratings)

Fantasic as part of the meal - so much more than just a stuffing for the turkey
Triple pigs in blankets presented in a baking dish Recipe

Triple pigs in blankets


(2 ratings)

Pack in three times the flavour with these triple pigs in blankets. You can...
Golden goose fat potatoes & parsnips on a serving platter with baked lemons and a jug of gravy Recipe

Golden goose fat potatoes & parsnips


(1 rating)

Roast your potatoes and parsnips in goose fat this Christmas for the ultimate...
Streaky stuffing parcels Recipe

Streaky stuffing parcels


(1 rating)

Sage and onion stuffing balls wrapped in bacon makes a great alternative to...
Start by printing out your recipes and working out what you can prepare before Christmas Day. The final push should be all about cooking or reheating, not peeling and chopping.
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