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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

0

(0 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

2.5

(2 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

(2 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

5

(1 rating)

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

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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

4.31818

(11 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

3.75

(1 rating)

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

4.642855

(7 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

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(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

4.15909

(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

3.75

(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

3.75

(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

4.375

(2 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

4.671685

(83 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

4.86111

(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

4.782165

(171 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

5

(1 rating)

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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