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Christmas sauce recipes

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Christmas dinner isn't complete without all the trimmings. Try our easy cranberry sauce, bread sauce and gravy recipes to top off your feast

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  • A bowl serving sloe gin cranberry sauce

    Sloe gin cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    No festive meal is complete without cranberry sauce. Try this version, which includes sloe gin for a modern twist on the classic Christmas relish

  • Turkey & chestnut gravy in a gravy boat

    Turkey & chestnut gravy

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make this rich turkey and chestnut gravy to accompany your Christmas dinner. If you use goose fat or butter, it can be made ahead, chilled and frozen

  • Cranberry & sweet chilli jam served in a jar

    Cranberry & sweet chilli jam

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Add some spice to your Christmas dinner with this cross between a chutney, chilli jam and cranberry sauce. The amount of chilli you use will determine how hot the jam is

  • Extra creamy bread sauce served in a pan

    Extra creamy bread sauce

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.2 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

  • Sticky Port gravy

    Sticky Port gravy

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 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

  • Bread sauce in pot with spoon

    Bread sauce

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.42 ratings

    Our traditional bread sauce recipe is the perfect creamy accompaniment to your roast dinner. This easy bread sauce is sure to be a Christmas favourite

  • Mulled cranberry & apple sauce served in a ramekin

    Mulled cranberry & apple sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this spiced cranberry sauce up to four days ahead for a stress-free Christmas. It's delicious spooned over turkey or ham

  • Buttered toast bread sauce

    Buttered toast bread sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Persian cranberry sauce

    Persian cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Make-ahead madeira gravy served in a gravy boat

    Make-ahead madeira gravy

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve this vegetarian gravy as is, or use it as a base for a turkey gravy. If you don’t have any madeira, swap it out for the same quantity of dry sherry

  • A jug of gravy being poured over a plate of roast turkey and all the trimmings

    Easy gravy

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Wild mushroom sauce in a small bowl

    Wild mushroom sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy this wild mushroom sauce with a dish such as Tom Kerridge's pork and chestnut wellington. Its boozy creaminess is like a big, warming hug

  • A small bowl serving sourdough bread sauce

    Sourdough bread sauce

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Try a sourdough twist on classic bread sauce. Serve with your Sunday roast or to impress friends and family at Christmas. Can be made up to two days ahead

  • Really simple cranberry sauce

    Really simple cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.56 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

  • Gingerbread syrup

    Gingerbread syrup

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.14 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

  • Clementine & Port spiced cranberry sauce

    Clementine & Port spiced cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Complete your Christmas dinner with this punchy cranberry sauce, made extra special with clementines, cinnamon and a touch of Port

  • Healthy gravy served in a gravy jug

    Healthy gravy

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve this healthy, low-fat gravy with Sunday lunch, bangers and mash, or even with turkey on Christmas Day. It can be frozen, too, if you want to make it ahead

  • Chunky ciabatta bread sauce with clotted cream

    Chunky ciabatta bread sauce with clotted cream

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Leave the crusts on the bread for ease and less waste, then add clotted cream for a luxuriously rich sauce to spoon onto your Christmas dinner

  • Easy turkey gravy

    Easy turkey gravy

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Cranberry & marmalade sauce

    Cranberry & marmalade sauce

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Port & cranberry sauce with juniper

    Port & cranberry sauce with juniper

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Creamy bread & shallot sauce

    Creamy bread & shallot sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • English mustard sauce

    English mustard sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Spooning shallot and red wine sauce on a steak

    Shallot & red wine sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.94 ratings

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

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