Buttered toast bread sauce

Christmas sauce recipes

28 Recipes

Must-have accompaniments for festive feasts.

Buttered toast bread sauce

5

(1 rating)

Reinvent the traditional bread sauce by toasting your bread until golden, then add double cream, nutmeg and cloves - we guarantee this will be your new festive favourite
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Persian cranberry sauce

5

(1 rating)

Middle Eastern flavours of pomegranate molasses and orange zest bring a new dimension to traditional cranberry sauce, with a thick and chunky texture
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky Port gravy

4.166665

(3 ratings)

This full-flavoured, festive gravy can be made in advance - our secret ingredients of soy sauce and dried mushrooms add a deep hit of 'umami', or savouriness, to complement a roast
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy

Gingerbread syrup

4.6875

(4 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

Easy turkey gravy

0

(0 ratings)

This simple gravy compliments delicately flavoured turkey meat and is quick enough to make at the last minute
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry & marmalade sauce

3.75

(1 rating)

A homemade cranberry sauce with little flecks of peel from the marmalade for lovely bursts of citrus - easy to make in just 15 minutes
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Port & cranberry sauce with juniper

0

(0 ratings)

Ten minutes and four ingredients are all you need to whip up a homemade accompaniment for roast dinners, cheese and meat
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy bread & shallot sauce

0

(0 ratings)

This hearty roast dinner accompaniment is flavoured with cloves, bay leaves and nutmeg- great with chicken or turkey and smothered in gravy
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Really simple cranberry sauce

4.89844

(32 ratings)

Making your own sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days ahead. Plus, this one uses only three ingredients
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

English mustard sauce

3.75

(1 rating)

A creamy accompaniment to roast meats, fish or salads, this tangy sauce contains shallots, bay leaves and white wine
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Shallot & red wine sauce

4.42857

(56 ratings)

This classic French sauce from Gordon Ramsay is just perfect with a rib-eye steak
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Buttery shallot bread sauce

4.5

(2 ratings)

This bread sauce has flavour layered up from the very start ,with almost-melting shallots, herbs and spices
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bread & walnut sauce

5

(1 rating)

Inspired by Turkish walnut sauce recipe called tarator, this flavoursome sauce has the taste of Christmas
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

French bread sauce

5

(1 rating)

Double cream gives this traditional bread sauce an extra touch of Christmassy indulgence
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Chilli cranberry sauce

5

(1 rating)

A tiny hint of chilli lifts this cranberry sauce to a whole new tastebud-tingling level
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salted caramel sauce

4.75

(5 ratings)

Add a little salt to your caramel sauce before pouring liberally on sponge puddings, ice cream and any sweet treat you fancy
  • 7 mins
  • Easy

All in-one bread sauce

0

(0 ratings)

Christmas isn't complete without creamy bread sauce and this recipe is super-easy to make
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butterscotch sauce

4

(2 ratings)

Whip up this quick toffee sauce to accompany the pudding of your choice - sticky, sweet and sumptuous
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Clementine custard

4.583335

(3 ratings)

This take on a traditional accompaniment has zesty citrus flavours and you can make it ahead to save time
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Caramelised cranberry relish

5

(1 rating)

Homemade cranberry sauce with port is the little finishing touch to set off a festive dinner - it goes well with cheese and ham too
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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