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Edible gift recipes

54 Recipes

Homemade gourmet presents for every occasion, from sweets, biscuits, jams and chutneys, to homemade booze and cooking kits.

Marshmallows

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Learn how to make fluffy vanilla marshmallows, perfect for a homemade gift, sandwiching in a s'more, or popping into a mug of hot chocolate...
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Rocky road

4

(8 ratings)

An easy chocolate fridge cake with biscuits, marshmallows and nuts that's quick to prepare and great for bake sales and afternoon tea breaks...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Florentine biscuits

5

(5 ratings)

We've given the classic Florentine a chocolate covered biscuity base so they're perfect for dunking. Enjoy yourself or give as a homemade gift...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Vanilla egg-free marshmallows

5

(1 rating)

These bouncy vanilla marshmallow treats make a great homemade gift and they contain just five ingredients. Perfect for a sweet afternoon pick-me-up
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Hot chocolate stirrers

4.75

(4 ratings)

We all know a few die hard chocolate fans - make them one of these hot choc stirrers as a gift and they'll never want to use powdered cocoa again...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy

Compound gin

0

(0 ratings)

Using just a few ingredients, you can create your own bespoke blend of compound gin - equally perfect for presents or your own drinks cabinet
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salted fruit ’n’ nut bark

5

(2 ratings)

This super-simple slab of swirled dark and white chocolate is studded with chopped mixed nuts and dried fruit - break into chunky shards and pop in a homemade hamper as an edible gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Microwave boozy fudge

4.4

(15 ratings)

Also known as miracle fudge, this indulgent sweet treat is made in minutes in the microwave, and makes for an ideal last-minute edible gift – no sugar thermometer required...
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Elderflower gin

3.5

(2 ratings)

Add a touch of summer to a classic tipple with this delicious elderflower-infused gin. Great for a summer gathering, served with tonic water and lots of ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Double ginger cookies

4.81818

(11 ratings)

If you love ginger nuts, you'll love these American-style spiced biscuits with chunks of stem ginger, dipped in dark chocolate
  • 32 mins
  • Easy

Spiced meat rub

5

(1 rating)

This quick and simple herb rub can be put into a mill and used to marinade or season meat and vegetables
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Melting middle truffles

4.18182

(55 ratings)

Get these made and in the freezer up to a month ahead, then simply pull them out when you’re ready
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Homemade raspberry vodka

5

(1 rating)

Learn how to infuse your own flavoured spirit to give as a homemade gift or mix into cocktails
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Alice in Wonderland wedding cookies

4

(1 rating)

Bake a batch of charming chocolate and vanilla biscuits to celebrate the 150 year anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Cashew caramels

4

(1 rating)

These delicious homemade sweets, with toasted cashews and vanilla bean paste, make a great party nibble or edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Crunchy peanut & toffee bonbons

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Serve these gorgeous peanut butter and milk chocolate balls as a party buffet sweet treat, or wrap up as an edible gift
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

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

Turkish delight vodka

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Infused spirits make great homemade gifts, or store yours in the cocktail cabinet for when guests come calling
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Pistachio & cranberry cookies

4.707865

(89 ratings)

These crunchy, fruit & nut biscuits are sure to be a family favourite - make ahead and freeze, or wrap up for the perfect homemade gift...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pineapple chutney

4.88889

(9 ratings)

Give this tangy fruit pickle away as a gift or keep in your cupboard for a colourful household condiment
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Sweet chilli jam

4.80663

(181 ratings)

This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Dried apricot jam

4.5

(2 ratings)

A delicious preserve made from storecupboard dried fruit- serve with hot buttered toast or present as a gift
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Homemade chocolate drops

5

(3 ratings)

Create a sophisticated chocolate box, perfect as a gift for guests at a wedding
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

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