For more seasonal cakes and desserts, explore our Christmas baking recipes. Our Christmas cake recipes collection is also full of inspiration for sponge cakes and traditional moist fruitcakes. Looking to dazzle a crowd? Look no further than these trifle recipes, from boozy and sherry soaked fingers to more adventurous and indulgent flavour pairings.

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  • One pumpkin & pecan cheesecake pie

    Pumpkin & pecan cheesecake pie

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    Indulge in our cheesecake pie with homemade pastry, a pumpkin filling and pecan topping. It's a perfect dessert for autumn

  • Mini bundt cakes on a plate dipped in chocolate and dusted with icing sugar

    Mini bundt cakes

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    Make these marbled sponges in less than an hour – they're an effortless bake but will impress your friends and family

  • Three Paris-Brest on separate plates, being dusted with icing sugar


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    Indulge in the regal charm of Paris-Brest – a showstopping French dessert featuring a choux pastry ring filled with luxurious hazelnut mousseline

  • Four servings of pistachio tiramisu

    Pistachio tiramisu

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    Delight guests with a pistachio twist on tiramisu, with a pistachio cream filling and pistachio topping. It's a perfect dessert for a dinner party

  • Pressure-cooked citrus Christmas pudding on a cake stand

    Pressure-cooked citrus Christmas pudding

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    Make a Christmas pud in half the usual time by using a pressure cooker. You'll save both energy and effort, and be rewarded with a deliciously moist dessert

  • A coffee & Irish cream semifreddo wreath on a serving plate

    Coffee & Irish cream semifreddo wreath

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    Make this frozen dessert up to two days ahead of serving so you can spend more time with your guests. It’s sure to impress at a Christmas gathering

  • A mini hot toddy pavlova on a plate

    Mini hot toddy pavlovas

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    Take inspiration from a classic winter cocktail to create these mini pavlovas flavoured with whisky, pear and spices

  • Igloo cake with fondant icing penguins

    Igloo cake

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    Create this cute and clever igloo-themed cake, complete with a penguin family. It's the perfect Christmas treat to decorate with the kids

  • Squares of rum & raisin shortbread

    Rum & raisin shortbread

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    Give millionaire's shortbread a makeover with our rum and raisin traybake. It makes a delicious surprise for far-away friends as it can slot through a letterbox

  • Chestnut profiteroles

    Chestnut profiteroles

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    Bring the wow factor to your Christmas dinner with these spectacular profiteroles filled with chestnut purée. They're perfect to round off the big day

  • Rocky road cheesecake pudding with sparklers in the top

    Rocky road cheesecake pudding

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    We've blended two tempting sweet treats – rocky road and cheesecake – to create this irresistible make-ahead dessert.

  • Apple crumble trifle in a large bowl with visible layers

    Apple crumble trifle

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Bring the comforting flavours and textures of apple crumble to a Christmas trifle. Prep ahead so all you need to do is assemble it on the day

  • Christmas crumble in a baking dish

    Christmas crumble

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    Enjoy a festive crumble made with apples, cranberries and mixed spice. Serve warm with cream or custard for the ultimate comfort dessert

  • Gingerbread tres leches cake on a cake stand

    Gingerbread tres leches cake

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    Give this Mexican-inspired cake a festive twist using ginger and cinnamon. The cake is soaked in a trio of sweetened milks, then topped with whipped cream

  • Microwave Christmas mug cake served with custard

    Microwave Christmas mug cake

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    Make a large cake using a 600ml mug or halve the mixture to make one small cake instead of two. Enjoy with brandy butter or custard

  • Layered fruit trifle in a glass bowl

    Classic sherry trifle

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    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 sliced on a pale blue background

    Festive cherry & raspberry tart

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    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

  • Red velvet brownies served on a plate

    Red velvet brownies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy these festively red, rich and fudgy brownies swirled with a tangy cheesecake filling. They're perfect treat when you have guests over at Christmas

  • Two servings of chocolate-orange French toast

    Chocolate-orange French toast

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    Pair chocolate and zesty marmalade with panettone or challah for an indulgent Boxing Day brunch, or an easy dessert. Top with yogurt, orange slices and syrup to serve

  • One large Christmas pavlova

    Christmas pavlova

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Transform your usual Christmas pavlova with the addition of clementines, pistachios, mint and dark chocolate, plus a mincemeat and rum-infused cream filling