Sloe gin cranberry sauce in a white bowl

Christmas sauce recipes

38 Recipes

Must-have accompaniments for festive feasts.

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

Umami gravy

5

(1 rating)

This gravy packs a real punch, and goes perfectly with roast beef for Sunday lunch. Make a big batch and freeze leftovers ready for the next roast
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Chilli cranberry sauce

5

(3 ratings)

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

Salted caramel sauce

4.76923

(13 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

3.8

(5 ratings)

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

Clementine custard

4.666665

(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

Luxury bread & onion sauce

0

(0 ratings)

This thick white sauce makes the perfect accompaniment to roast chicken or turkey- flavour with cloves, bay and anise
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Caramel & whisky sauce

4.25

(4 ratings)

This thick and boozy toffee sauce can be put into jars and given as a gift, or serve a dollop with warming desserts
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Simple chocolate sauce

3

(4 ratings)

Follow our step-by-step guide to melting chocolate, add cream, sugar and a glug of almond liqueur if you like
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

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