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Freezable Christmas recipes

43 Recipes

Get ahead for the big day with freezable Christmas recipes. Our mains, desserts and sides are also perfect for fuss-free entertaining over the party season.

Roast turkey with lemon & garlic

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(0 ratings)

Love crispy skin on roast turkey at Christmas? You'll be fan of this recipe which uses storecupboard ingredients to make a festive favourite even more special...
  • 3 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy

Cheese & onion rolls

5

(2 ratings)

Try this take on the classic sausage roll for veggies. Making your own flaky pastry is well worth the extra few minutes, and is surprisingly easy
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Pigs in puff pastry blankets

5

(1 rating)

Serve these irresistibly buttery pastry-wrapped chipolatas as a Christmas dinner side dish - they're perfect as party canapés too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

5

(3 ratings)

This braised cabbage side is a super healthy and versatile dish with a rich, deep-red colour enhanced by the addition of the Port
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Freeze-ahead roasties

5

(5 ratings)

Save precious time when planning a group meal by prepping and freezing your potatoes in advance
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Golden roast potatoes

4.857145

(21 ratings)

Don't spend Christmas morning peeling potatoes, make our freeze ahead roasties
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sour cherry & marzipan chrysanthemum pastry

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(0 ratings)

Serve this stunning cherry and marzipan dessert warm with clotted cream or crème fraîche. Any leftovers can be reheated as a breakfast pastry
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Turkey & chestnut gravy

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(0 ratings)

Make this rich turkey and chestnut gravy to accompany your Christmas dinner. If you use goose fat or butter, it can be made ahead, chilled and frozen
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Christmas pie

4.77989

(92 ratings)

Combine a few key Christmas flavours here to make a pie that both children and adults will adore
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Christmas buns

4.895835

(12 ratings)

Paul Hollywood's fruit rolls can be made ahead then heated up before adding a glossy glaze and citrus icing
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker ham with sticky ginger glaze

3.964285

(7 ratings)

A small gammon will easily fit in a slow cooker. Cook it low and slow for homemade glazed ham that's ideal for sandwiches, party buffets or simply sliced and served with chips...
  • 7 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Juniper & apple red cabbage

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(0 ratings)

Try this twist on braised cabbage for Christmas Day, with juniper berries, orange zest, red onion and red apple for festive colour and flavour
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Simmer-&-stir Christmas cake

4.910715

(168 ratings)

An easy-to-make alternative to traditional Christmas cakes which requires no beating
  • 3 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Christmas pudding ice cream

4.6875

(16 ratings)

Impress your guests with this showstopping Christmas dessert, which can be made up to one month ahead
  • 12 hours
  • More effort

Individual Christmas pies

4.416665

(15 ratings)

This recipe for a stunning vegetarian Christmas alternative, can easily be reduced or increased to make as many as you need
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Christmas pudding ice cream

5

(1 rating)

Use up leftover Christmas pudding in this tasty frozen treat from BBC Good Food reader Jo Langley
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Buttered baby carrots

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(0 ratings)

There's nothing better than soft, buttery carrots to go along with your favourite roast. You can keep this side simple or tweak it with our delicious twists...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mince tart with crumble topping

5

(1 rating)

A different use for your Christmas mince meat. Make this delectable festive tart with buttery pastry and crumble topping and serve with clotted cream or custard
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Cheese stars

5

(1 rating)

Show off your cooking skills and get in the festive spirit with these fun looking easy cheesy treats - they make great party snacks for grazing guests
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sloe gin cranberry sauce

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(0 ratings)

No festive meal is complete without cranberry sauce. Try this version, which includes sloe gin for a modern twist on the classic Christmas relish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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