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Christmas chocolate recipes

Treat yourself to something sweet for Christmas. Our indulgent chocolate recipes include chocolate bark, truffles, biscuits, and desserts such as yule logs and mince pie brownies.

21 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Combine two favourites in this clever mash-up of brownies and mince pies. These sweet treats will prove a big hit throughout the festive season

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pop these homemade Christmas truffles in a pretty box if you want to give them as a gift. Kids will love giving them to family and friends

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this cross between dense chocolate cake, rich chocolate ice cream and Christmas tiffin. Best of all, it can be sliced straight from the freezer

50 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A twist on the classic Christmas pudding, our cherry version is served with silky dark chocolate, a rich brandy sauce and a dollop of double cream

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
177 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Use storecupboard ingredients to make these moreish chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits. They make the perfect partner to a coffee as an afternoon treat

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids involved in making some tasty Christmas treats like our fabulously festive chocolate bark. Great to give as a gift as well

25 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Roll balls of dough in icing sugar to give these chocolate biscuits their ‘crackle’ effect. They make perfect presents for kids to make at Christmas time

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Think brownies aren’t fancy enough for a Christmas party? How about a mulled wine version served under a chocolate dome for a fun and festive dessert

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
13 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya shares a brand-new bake that takes all the best festive flavours such as dried fruit and spice and puts them in a delicious, easy-slice cake

55 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

We've blended two tempting sweet treats – rocky road and cheesecake – to create this irresistible make-ahead dessert, perfect for festive entertaining

50 mins
More effort
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Hosting a party? Try this slow-cooker hot chocolate for an easy way to serve a crowd. You could also add your favourite liqueur to each mug

3 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids in the kitchen making these chocolate stirrers that you pop into hot milk for a DIY hot chocolate. Experiment with your own flavour combinations

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake a festive take on classic brownies. Using red wine and spices like cinnamon and ginger lifts the flavour and fills the home with the aromas of Christmas

25 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Treat your Christmas party guests to a salted caramel yule log, or bûche de Noël, decorated with redcurrants. It makes a great centrepiece dessert

50 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Wrap these decorative chocolates in cellophane and pack in boxes to give as gifts or simply bring out after dinner to wow your guests

35 mins
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13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this ultimate make-ahead dessert for Christmas: meringue, white chocolate, cream and cherries are combined to make a luscious centrepiece

1 hr
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Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Chocolate truffles, amaretti biscuits and a few edible Christmas flourishes make these festive brownies an extra-special dessert no one could resist

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Try sponge instead of fruit cake this Christmas. Our white chocolate cake is a crowd-pleaser and you can buy the meringue decorations, or bake them yourself

3 hrs and 5 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Take a hot mug of cocoa to the heights of luxury with this super decadent recipe that combines double cream and whole milk with three types of chocolate

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

You'd never guess that this spectacular dessert is dairy-free, decorated with a zesty ganache using orange juice instead of cream

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This fabulous gluten-free cake has a festive spiced cream and dulce de leche filling - drizzle with white chocolate for an extra-special end to a Christmas dinner party

1 hr and 10 mins
A challenge
Gluten-free
14 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Ferrero Rocher chocolates make an indulgent finishing touch to these fudgy chocolate brownie squares studded with chopped nuts

1 hr
Easy
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