Christmas gifts

Christmas gifts recipes

65 Recipes

Gourmet gifts your foodie friends will love.

Bespoke martini kit

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Make a homemade mixologist kit as a Christmas gift with everything needed to mix up the perfect martini - juniper berries, spices and olives to garnish
  • Easy

Gravadlax kit

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With everything they’ll need to cure their own salmon Scandi-style, this homemade Christmas kit will make an inspired gift for any keen cook...
  • Easy

Sourdough starter kit

4

(2 ratings)

For the keen baker, why not give the gift of a sourdough recipe kit? Fill a jar with everything they need and add the final flourishes to make it Christmas ready
  • Easy

Hot chocolate stirrers

5

(1 rating)

We all know a few die hard chocolate fans - make them one of these hot choc stirrers as a gift and they'll never want to use powdered cocoa again...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy

Florentine biscuits

5

(1 rating)

We've given the classic Florentine a chocolate covered biscuity base so they're perfect for dunking. Enjoy yourself or give as a homemade gift...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Panforte

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Enjoy this honeyed Tuscan dessert with candied peel at the end of a meal with sweet wine or coffee, or wrap up and give as a homemade Christmas gift
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Polar bear peppermint creams

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(6 ratings)

We're in love with these cute minty treats that the kids can get involved in making. If you want a more classic cream, coat pieces in melted dark chocolate...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gingerbread syrup

4.75

(5 ratings)

This simple syrup makes a lovely homemade gift and adds a festive flavour to drinks and desserts - stir into hot chocolate, warm apple juice or Prosecco, or drizzle over ice cream
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Quick pickled onions

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These colourful, spiced sweet and sour onions add piquancy to a ploughman’s, or a sharp finish to Mexican food - an ideal edible gift to make ahead and pop in a homemade hamper
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Marinated goat’s cheese

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A refreshing alternative to a full cheeseboard, this zesty thyme and chilli treat can be made ahead and given as a gift - just wrap up and add a box of good-quality crackers and chutney
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

5

(2 ratings)

This super-simple slab of swirled dark and white chocolate is studded with chopped mixed nuts and dried fruit - break into chunky shards and pop in a homemade hamper as an edible gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cocktail truffle selection

3.75

(1 rating)

These homemade chocolates are filled with boozy flavours such as Pisco sour, espresso Martini and Cosmopolitan - an irresistible homemade gift
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Hot chocolate set

5

(1 rating)

Present this chocolate and cinnamon stirrer in a festive mug and give as an edible Christmas gift to be enjoyed during a cosy night in
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Lasagne recipe kit

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Package up a homemade lasagne kit to give as a gift to those who need a culinary confidence boost or keen cooks who need a break from the kitchen
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Gingerbread wreath

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Turn delicately spiced, iced biscuits into an edible Christmas decoration - a gorgeous gift to give to someone special over the festive season
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Snow globe hot chocolate

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(10 ratings)

Marshmallows and strawberry laces transform into a snowman in this cute edible gift idea - a hot chocolate kit in a jam jar - perfect family fun
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Crunchy peanut & toffee bonbons

4.375

(2 ratings)

Serve these gorgeous peanut butter and milk chocolate balls as a party buffet sweet treat, or wrap up as an edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Coconut bauble truffles

4.375

(2 ratings)

Make these colourful truffles from leftover Madeira cake, dried apricots and desiccated coconut - perfect as an edible gift to make with kids
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Snowball dippers

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Make a batch of these to dip in warm milk or hot chocolate for a festive party or gathering, or wrap up and give as Christmas gifts
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Glitz & glam bauble fancies

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Easily turn a classic fruitcake into cute personalised gifts or place markers for Christmas lunch with fondant icing and cocktail
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Cashew caramels

3.75

(1 rating)

These delicious homemade sweets, with toasted cashews and vanilla bean paste, make a great party nibble or edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Christmas tree pops

5

(2 ratings)

Decorate wedges of chocolate sponge with green icing and Smarties to make festive cake pops on sticks - perfect for baking with kids
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Candy cane lollipops

3.75

(1 rating)

These pretty sweet treats take just 15 minutes to make from just three ingredients - perfect as a last-minute edible gift or stocking filler
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

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