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Dairy-free Christmas recipes

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Celebrate the festive season on a dairy-free diet. From Christmas centrepieces and sides, to drinks and desserts, these recipes are all free from dairy.

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  • Vegan eggnog in glasses

    Vegan eggnog

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Nothing says Christmas like eggnog! Our vegan version uses dates, cashews and apricots, plus almond milk and brandy to reinvent this classic festive tipple

  • Sticky toffee pear pudding 2016

    Sticky toffee pear pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 ratings

    A lighter version of sticky toffee pudding, rich with dates and spices, and the juicy texture of poached pears, this vegan dessert is sure to please a crowd

  • A serving dish with mushroom & chestnut rotolo

    Mushroom & chestnut rotolo

    A star rating of 3.1 out of 5.9 ratings

    Serve this vegan bake for a dinner party, or on Christmas Day. The honeycomb effect of rolled lasagne sheets looks fab and the crispy sage is so festive

  • A roasted stuffed cauliflower on a plate

    Roasted stuffed cauliflower

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    Need an alternative to nut roast for veggies and vegans on Christmas Day? Try this festive and filling cauliflower roast stuffed with kale and chestnuts

  • A serving plate with vegan mince pies

    Vegan mince pies

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Bake vegan mince pies for a Christmas party, with a cherry and hazelnut filling that everyone will love. We have a great tip for making flaky pastry as well

  • Chocolate, orange & hazelnut cake

    Chocolate, orange & hazelnut cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    You'd never guess that this spectacular dessert is dairy-free, decorated with a zesty ganache using orange juice instead of cream

  • Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup in a bowl

    Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.24 ratings

    Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Truffle oil adds a bit of luxury, or leave it out for a simple supper on a winter's night

  • Vegan Christmas cake served on baking parchment

    Vegan Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 ratings

    Substitute eggs for chia seeds in this vegan take on a traditional Christmas cake. The coconut oil adds a great background flavour and keeps the cake moist

  • One-pan pigs-in-blanket beans served in a dish

    One-pan pigs-in-blanket beans

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Remember baked beans with mini sausages? Make Tom's pigs-in-blankets with beans – it's great as a festive side dish during the Christmas period

  • A plate serving beetroot & red onion tarte tatin

    Beetroot & red onion tarte tatin

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.49 ratings

    Try this vegan tart for a show-stopping centrepiece. The bold red of beetroot against the vibrant green salad also makes it ideal for a meat-free celebration.

  • Vegan gingerbread people

    Vegan gingerbread cookies

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.17 ratings

    Switch the butter for coconut oil, eggs for chia and use chickpea water in royal icing to make these easy, totally vegan Christmas gingerbread biscuits

  • All-purpose Christmas punch in a jug and glasses

    Non-alcoholic Christmas punch

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Create this super-versatile Christmas punch for any festive gathering. It will hold well throughout the afternoon and evening, and is just as delicious with alcohol as without!

  • Vegan Christmas pudding served on a small plate

    Vegan Christmas pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make this vegan Christmas pudding as part of a festive feast, packed with dried figs, raisins, sultanas and a tot of rum. Serve warm with vegan ice cream

  • Vegan pigs in blankets with cranberry sauce

    Vegan pigs in blankets

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Wrap vegan sausages in dairy-free puff pastry to make these easy pigs in blankets. A great side dish at Christmas, they're also perfect for parties and buffets

  • Spiced carrot, coconut & date pudding on a cake stand

    Spiced carrot, coconut & date pudding

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Love the drama of lighting a Christmas pudding? Spoon over a little triple sec or rum to this carrot, coconut and date pudding. If not, try our snowy topping

  • A plate serving a vegan Christmas wreath

    Vegan Christmas wreath

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Bake our vegan Christmas wreath with spinach, pine nuts and tofu as a centrepiece for a meat-free Christmas Day. Adorn with festive cranberries and dill

  • Stuffed festive porchetta

    Stuffed porchetta

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This classic Italian dish of rolled pork belly is stuffed with a deliciously herby, fruity stuffing and has crisp and crunchy crackling

  • A silver serving bowl with vegan tiffin slices

    Vegan tiffin

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make our vegan tiffin squares as a festive treat, packed with Christmas ingredients like ginger nuts, dried cranberries and pistachios. They're great for a party.

  • Baked vegan cheesecake with raspberries & clementine served on a cake stand

    Baked vegan cheesecake with raspberries & clementine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy a baked cheesecake made with cashews for a vegan take on a classic dessert. With clementines, raspberries and pistachios, it's perfect for Christmas

  • 3 plates serving parsnip gnocchi, garnished with walnut crumbs

    Parsnip gnocchi

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.18 ratings

    Take parsnips to another level by turning them into gnocchi with a crunchy walnut crumb. This moreish dish is vegan, healthy and delicious

  • Vegan Christmas pinwheel biscuits on a wire tray

    Vegan Christmas pinwheel biscuits

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Get the kids helping out in the kitchen with these colourful vegan pinwheel biscuits. They'll prove a big hit at Christmas and children's parties

  • Toasted bread sauce served in a small dish

    Toasted bread sauce

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a vegan version of bread sauce for the Christmas dinner table. Make it ahead, if you like, to save on time - store in the fridge for up to two days

  • Hasselback parsnips with orange & maple syrup served on a black plate

    Hasselback parsnips with orange & maple syrup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make parsnips really special for the Christmas dinner table. Sliced hasselback style, they're flavoured with orange, red wine vinegar and maple syrup

  • Aubergine & chickpea bites on a serving platter

    Aubergine & chickpea bites

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt

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