Christmas dessert recipes
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Rocky road cheesecake pudding
We've blended two tempting sweet treats – rocky road and cheesecake – to create this irresistible make-ahead dessert.
Enjoy a festive crumble made with apples, cranberries and mixed spice. Serve warm with cream or custard for the ultimate comfort dessert
Christmas chocolate cake
Make a festive version of chocolate cake for an alternative Christmas dessert – the sponge and buttercream are spiced with warming ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg
Classic sherry trifle
Christmas celebrations are not complete without a classic trifle. This stunning dessert recipe features layers of madeira sponge, fruit jelly, custard and cream
Festive cherry & raspberry tart
Treat guests to this stunning tart for a Christmas dessert. Set in a pastry case and using frozen cherries and raspberries for ease, it brings plenty of festive cheer
Festive dessert board
Mix up your festive dessert course with an all-in-one sweet feast to share, with peppermint tiffin, gingerbread-spice doughnuts, mini meringues and more
Transform your usual Christmas pavlova with the addition of clementines, pistachios, mint and dark chocolate, plus a mincemeat and rum-infused cream filling
Panettone cherry ice cream bombe with chocolate sauce
Wow family and friends with this panettone-based dessert filled with cherry ice cream and topped with warm chocolate sauce – it's a feast for the senses
White forest meringue roulade
Try this ultimate make-ahead dessert for Christmas: meringue, white chocolate, cream and cherries are combined to make a luscious centrepiece
Next level yule log
Transform the yule log into a magical Christmas dessert using festive spices, a brandy butter filling and chocolate truffle icing for extra indulgence
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.
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Try something different for dessert with this clanger – it's like a giant steamed pudding or stuffed roly-poly. Here, ours is filled with spiced apples
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.
Next level Christmas pudding
Update the traditional Christmas pud to include more of what you love - cherries, almonds and figs are a feature of this pudding and make it super special
White forest Christmas tree traybake
Get ahead at Christmas with this showstopping cake boasting white chocolate, cherries and festive spice. You can bake the sponges, meringues and biscuits the day before assembling
Next level sherry trifle
Make the most important elements of this trifle from scratch with a few shortcuts for the simpler parts. It’s a great dessert for a special occasion
Chocolate hazelnut yule log with meringue mushrooms
Challenge budding little MasterChefs to create this chocolate hazelnut yule log decorated with meringue mushrooms. It's a perfect Christmas centrepiece.
Easy almond mince pie puffs
Make a Christmas staple with some homemade mince pies made with puff pastry. Serve for breakfast, or enjoy hot with vanilla ice cream for dessert
Christmas pudding ice cream bombe
Wow dinner guests with this stunning gluten free ice cream bombe for dessert. It's a great way to use up leftover Christmas pudding – and it's surprisingly easy to make!
Lemon meringue mince pies
Top mince pies with lemon meringue for an extra-special twist on a Christmas classic. With homemade pastry, one thing is guaranteed: they won't last long!
Boozy baked caramelised bananas
Use up your bananas and transform them into our boozy baked caramelised dessert with the help of rum, maple syrup and pecans
Sweet grazing wreath
Create a dessert centrepiece without spending hours in the kitchen. This sweet grazing wreath is great fun at Christmas, but is perfect for any party
Sweet fruited focaccia
Combine pillowy focaccia with the spiced fruit flavours of a tea loaf to create this tear & share bake, perfect with a Christmas Day cuppa
Chocolate orange baked cheesecake
Make a dessert that's the talk of the Christmas table with this creamy, rich chocolate orange cheesecake