Selection of homemade gifts including Turkish delight vodka, toffee sauce and flavoured nuts

Christmas gift ideas

We have everything you need to make and choose the best Christmas gifts this year, including recipes, homemade hampers and the best shop-bought offerings.

Looking for Christmas gift inspiration this year? Why not make some delicious treats or decorations and package them up in a beautiful gift box? Or, build a hamper of homemade and shop-bought goodies. We’ve also got some recommendations for Secret Santa gifts and the best kitchen kit buys. Read on to discover the best festive present ideas, then check out our collection of Christmas gift recipes.

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Christmas gift recipes

Gourmet homemade gifts that foodie friends will love – from fiery chilli vodka to DIY chocolate cupcake kits.

Christmas gift recipes

Christmas projects for kids

Get creative in the kitchen this Christmas and let the kids cook up a little festive merriment of their own, from spiced and iced Christmas trees to snowball truffles.

Christmas projects for kids

Homemade Christmas gift ideas

Save money on Christmas shopping with our 14 edible gift recipes. From gingerbread biscuits to chocolate truffles, these treats are also great for getting kids in the kitchen.

Homemade Christmas gift ideas

31 last-minute Christmas hamper ideas

Have you left present-buying to the last minute this Christmas? Worry not – we have recipe ideas for simple and speedy edible gifts.

31 last-minute Christmas hamper ideas

Christmas sweet recipes

Forget shop-bought bonbons, our homemade treats are the perfect stocking filler for a sweet-toothed recipient.

Christmas sweet recipes

Top 10 DIY Christmas crafts

Make these beautiful homemade festive crafts to decorate your home or give as gifts. From salt dough ornaments to paper snowflakes, our simple ideas make the most of basic household ingredients.

Top 10 DIY Christmas 

How to make a simple gingerbread house

Don’t be daunted, with our step-by-step instructions and downloadable templates you can create an impressive present for a gingerbread lover.

How to make a simple gingerbread house

Best edible gift box ideas

Martini ingredients in a box

Give the gift of a beautiful edible recipe kit this Christmas. From hot chocolate and mulled wine to biscuits, jams and sourdough, these DIY boxes are sure to make a foodie friend happy.

Best edible gift box ideas

How to make a Christmas hamper

Read our top tips for festive hamper success, from adding a professional touch to perfecting your presentation and finding the best festive treats to fill it with.

How to make a Christmas hamper

Christmas chutney recipes

The ideal make-ahead present for a cheese or charcuterie lover, chutney adds the perfect finishing touch to a festive spread.

Christmas chutney recipes

Edible gift recipes

You’ll find a homemade gourmet present to suit every taste with our sweet and savoury selection.

Edible gift recipes

Christmas biscuit recipes

From cookies and gingerbread to shortbread and biscotti, there’s a festive biscuit for everyone.

Christmas biscuit recipes

The best kitchen kit

Visit our review section to find the products you should be buying for food lovers this Christmas.

The best kitchen kit

How to make flavoured spirits

Infuse a neutral white spirit such as gin, vodka or rum with complementary herbs, fruit and spices.

How to make flavoured spirits

Best Secret Santa gifts for foodies

If you need to buy a Secret Santa gift, we’ve got a range of fun ideas for foodies, all under £15.

Best Secret Santa gifts for foodies

Christmas cracker and biscuit recipes

Stack a hamper high with these crunchy treats.

Christmas cracker and biscuits recipes

Video: How to make fudge

Perfect your technique with our video guide to making mouth-watering white chocolate chip fudge.

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Video: How to make fudge