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Christmas recipes

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


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  • Sausage, sage and onion stuffing on board

    Sausage, sage & onion stuffing

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.70 ratings

    A slice of our classic sausage, sage and onion stuffing is a must-have for Christmas dinner. It's also great as a side with your Sunday roast

  • Mushroom rice stuffing on plate

    Easy vegetarian stuffing

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Our easy, vegetarian stuffing is full of rich flavours and is the ideal side dish for a Sunday roast or Christmas dinner.

  • Honey-roasted carrots

    Honey-roasted carrots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    This simple vegetable side dish is prepared quickly, then slow-roasted in the oven for a sweet and sticky caramelised finish

  • Roast Parmesan parsnips

    Roast Parmesan parsnips

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    For a twist on a favourite side dish, coat parsnips in corn and grated Italian cheese to ensure a tasty, crunchy finish

  • Christmas brownies

    Christmas brownies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Sliced beef wellington on a wooden board

    Beef wellington

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.237 ratings

    Gordon Ramsay's version of the classic steak dish – a showstopping centrepiece on a special occasion

  • Sliced nut roast with a jug of tomato sauce

    Nut roast

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.250 ratings

    Bake a satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese to go with all the classic roast dinner trimmings.

  • Golden panettone pudding in an oval dish

    Panettone pudding

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.97 ratings

    This is a posh version of bread and butter pudding, rich with cream and vanilla – great for using up any excess Christmas panettone

  • Gingerbread man

    Gingerbread man

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.95 ratings

    Even the smallest hands can help make these gingerbread men – perfect for Christmas. You can use raisins, sultanas or Smarties to decorate

  • Parmesan-roasted potatoes

    Parmesan-roasted potatoes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.53 ratings

    These are a great addition to Christmas dinner, and perfect for Boxing Day bubble and squeak... if you have any left over

  • Really simple cranberry sauce

    Really simple cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.55 ratings

    Making your own cranberry sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days in advance. Plus, this one calls for only three ingredients

  • Chestnut, spinach & blue cheese en croûte

    Chestnut, spinach & blue cheese en croûte

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.49 ratings

    This vegetarian main course is packed with festive flavours and wrapped in flaky butter pastry - a real Christmas treat

  • Black Forest trifle

    Black Forest trifle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.42 ratings

    James Martin's indulgent trifle won't keep you in the kitchen for long but will impress guests at your next get-together

  • Apricot & hazelnut stuffing

    Apricot & hazelnut stuffing

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.29 ratings

    Fantastic as part of your Christmas lunch – so much more than just a stuffing for the turkey

  • Mulled gin served in two glasses

    Mulled gin

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Infuse apple juice with festive spices to make this Christmassy gin cocktail

  • Christmas tree-shaped cake topped with meringues and biscuits

    White forest Christmas tree traybake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Get ahead at Christmas with this showstopping cake boasting white chocolate, cherries and festive spice. You can bake the sponges, meringues and biscuits the day before assembling

  • Wild mushroom & madeira gravy

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this gravy in the lead-up to Christmas to save you time on the big day. It can be frozen for up to three months

  • Cheesy sprout gratin served in a baking dish

    Cheesy sprout gratin

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Wondering how to make winning sprouts for your Christmas menu? Try our cheesy sprout gratin and you'll convert anyone who previously snubbed this festive veg

  • Herb-buttered baby carrots served in a dish

    Herb-buttered baby carrots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make the herby mustard butter a few days ahead, then microwave your carrots on the day for a speedy vegetarian side. It's the perfect dish for Christmas dinner or a Sunday roast

  • Sage & onion Yorkshire puddings served in a dish

    Sage & onion Yorkshire puddings

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Add sage and onion to Yorkshire pudding batter for a delicious side dish to go with a Sunday roast or your Christmas dinner

  • A selection of elf & santa cupcakes served on two plates

    Elf & Santa cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Get the kids involved in making these cute elf and Santa cupcakes with our template for the chimney-style paper cases

  • Easy Christmas turkey

    Easy Christmas turkey

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    The turkey is cooked high and fast like a chicken, giving it extra crispy skin. It needs longer to rest so the meat can relax and stay succulent

  • Festive stuffed chicken served on a plate with potatoes and salad

    Festive stuffed chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Use leftover ingredients from Christmas including Boursin cheese, cranberry jelly and stuffing in this festive dish. Ideal for casual entertaining

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