Easy Christmas recipes
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Try this lighter version of a classic Christmas fruitcake, bursting with festive spice and juicy fruit. Decorate with candied fruit and glacé cherries
Easy turkey crown
Serve a traditional roast turkey for Christmas without the fuss. Use the sticky glaze you'd get on a ham to add flavour and golden colour to a turkey crown
Gingerbread mince pies
Combine two very traditional Christmas bakes - gingerbread and mince pies - to create a brilliant modern classic. Top with mini gingerbread people.
Chocolate truffle & honeycomb torte
Try this easy no-bake dessert which uses just five ingredients. As well as looking great as a centrepiece, it‘s easy to carry to a gathering.
Easy mulled wine
Get that festive feeling with this smooth mulled wine made with figs, sliced clementine and spices. Great for a Christmas party or just to cosy up with
No-cook meringue Christmas tree
Make a simplified version of our magical meringue Christmas tree, using shop-bought meringues assembled in a tree shape, then decorated with white chocolate
Crispy skin roasties
Try skin-on roasties – not only do they dramatically cut down the prep time, but it makes them more filling and gives them a deeper baked potato flavour
Easy Christmas pudding
A classic light, spiced Christmas pudding - so simple you don't even need any kitchen scales
Stuffing pigs in blankets
Transform stuffing into a new version of pigs in blankets to save oven space. You’ll also need to buy fewer sausages, as this makes good use of just a few
Unbelievably easy mince pies
No rolling required! Press the raw, crumbly pastry directly into your tin for a short, biscuity finish. Our easiest mince pie recipe and great fun to make with kids
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
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Combine bananas and custard with tiramisu in this sharing trifle, ideal for a celebration. You could also make individual trifles for a party, if you like.
No-bake PB&J cheesecake squares
Try these peanut butter and jam cheesecake squares. We’ve chosen a fruit topping, but you could opt for chocolate – turning it into a giant peanut butter cup.
Chocolate robins' nests
Prep these festive chocolate robins' nests in less than 30 minutes. Made with cornflakes, they‘re ideal for getting younger children involved in the kitchen.
Quick roast Christmas chicken & sticky veg
Enjoy an energy- and cost-efficient festive lunch – we’ve used a few tricks to cut down on the oven cooking time, but the result is still a succulent chicken
Make a batch of roast chestnuts for a festive Christmas treat to share with guests. Try our easy method and make the most of these seasonal bites
3-in-1 brown-buttered winter vegetables
Save yourself time and washing-up on Christmas Day by cooking carrots, leeks and Brussels sprouts together along with butter and sage for a perfect side dish
Really easy cinnamon rolls
Use ready-made croissant dough to make these easy cinnamon rolls. We’ve topped the rolls with a thick caramel, but you could use a thin white icing instead
Get in the seasonal spirit with this stunning snowman cake. It will be a hit with the whole family and kids will love getting involved with the decorating
Classic everyday fruitcake
Use citrus juice to soak the fruit - instead of alcohol - in this lighter, family-friendly fruitcake. It can also work as an easy Christmas cake.
Boiling the potatoes for longer, then smashing them, makes for more surface area, meaning golden brown beauties and extra crispy bits everyone will love!
Sticky spiced red cabbage
This colourful dish will complement any festive main course. Toss any leftovers with a drizzle of olive oil and serve with cold cuts, pâté or cheese
Cheese & rosemary biscuits
These savoury biscuits are deliciously cheesy, and are so easy to make. They make a lovely gift. Leave out the rosemary, if you prefer
Sautéed salted red cabbage with cranberries
Salt the red cabbage overnight to soften – this way, it will only need cooking for a fraction of the time. It still retains all the flavour and texture