Turkey crown with slice cut

Christmas recipes

48 Recipes

Make a stunning dinner for a crowd, delicious party canapés for every diet, festive desserts and much more with our best ever Christmas recipes.

Easy turkey crown

5

(1 rating)

Serve a traditional roast turkey for Christmas without the fuss. Use the sticky glaze you'd get on a ham to add flavour and golden colour to a turkey crown...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Make & mature Christmas cake

4.713415

(164 ratings)

Bake this festive fruit cake in advance of Christmas and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Roast chestnuts

4

(1 rating)

Make a batch of roast chestnuts for a festive Christmas treat to share with guests. Try our easy method and make the most of these seasonal bites
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas punch

0

(0 ratings)

Treat your guests to a Christmas punch. It's a blend of prosecco, sloe gin, Jägermeister and apple juice, together with festive clementine and ginger...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Unbelievably easy mince pies

4.52784

(449 ratings)

No rolling required! Press the raw, crumbly pastry directly into your tin for a short, biscuity finish. Our easiest mince pie recipe and great fun to make with kids
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Two-tray Christmas dinner

3

(1 rating)

Make a fuss-free Christmas dinner with this two-tray method that includes stuffing, veg and the turkey. It's ideal if you have a small oven, and saves on the washing-up...
  • 4 hours
  • Easy

Christmas rocky road

4

(1 rating)

Adapt this festive rocky road however you like. It’s great for using up leftover Christmas sweets and biscuits, and you can get kids involved in making them, too...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Turkey crown kiev

0

(0 ratings)

Apply the flavours of a chicken kiev – garlic, parsley and butter – to a succulent turkey crown, and you'll be in for a treat. It's a great Christmas main...
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Spiced ginger-glazed ham

0

(0 ratings)

Treat guests over for Christmas to a Boxing Day ham. You don’t need a long shopping list – this easy, sweetly spiced version uses just five ingredients...
  • 3 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Ultimate roast potatoes

4.82822

(163 ratings)

This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Glazed gammon

4.857145

(7 ratings)

Add a sticky honey and mustard glaze to gammon for a delicious sweetness that contrasts with the saltiness of the meat. It's great for a celebration supper...
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Mulled wine

3.714285

(7 ratings)

Make perfectly spiced mulled wine at Christmas. Use a good quality red wine like an unoaked tempranillo and give it a twist with a dash of sloe gin
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Next level yule log

5

(1 rating)

Transform the yule log into a magical Christmas dessert using festive spices, a brandy butter filling and chocolate truffle icing for extra indulgence
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Baked cheese bread flower

4.666665

(3 ratings)

This fabulous cheesy pull-apart sharing bread is perfect for the party season. No one can resist melty camembert and golden dough balls
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Porcini-rubbed rib of beef

5

(1 rating)

This rib of beef is a real showstopper and packed with umami flavour, but it's so easy to make too. Rub in the porcini powder and salt 24 hours before cooking and let it do the hard work for you...
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

No-stress gravy

5

(2 ratings)

Take the stress out of Christmas dinner prep with our easy five-ingredient gravy. Prep it on the day or make ahead and keep in the freezer until needed
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Roast turkey breast

5

(3 ratings)

Cooking for a smaller crowd this Christmas? Try this roast turkey breast as an easy alternative to cooking a whole turkey for your festive dinner
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Extra creamy bread sauce

0

(0 ratings)

Go for a stale baguette or sourdough over a sliced white loaf to make this creamy bread sauce. It makes an ideal accompaniment at Christmas or a Sunday lunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker gammon in cola

4.105265

(19 ratings)

Fill your kitchen with the smell of Christmas with this slow cooked gammon. The cola adds a sweet treacly flavour to balance the saltiness of the ham.
  • 6 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Vegan nut roast

3.30769

(13 ratings)

Combine root vegetables with mushrooms, grains, hazelnuts and fresh herbs to make this stunning vegan centrepiece. Top with parsnip crisps for added crunch
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian stuffing

5

(1 rating)

Make Christmas veggie-friendly with this recipe for vegetarian stuffing
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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