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Freezable Christmas recipes

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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.

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  • From-the-freezer mince pies

    From-the-freezer mince pies

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Keep these festive favourites nice and simple or spice things up with some imaginative twists

  • Cranberry & lentil bake served with vegetables

    Cranberry & lentil bake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.19 ratings

    Double or triple the quantities of this festive cranberry and lentil bake to serve more people, if you like. You can make it up to two days before serving

  • A collection of wild mushroom Yorkshire puddings

    Wild mushroom Yorkshire puddings

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Add an extra oomph to your Yorkshire puddings by flavouring the milk with wild mushrooms. These can be made ahead of time and kept in the freezer

  • Triple pigs in blankets presented in a baking dish

    Triple pigs in blankets

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Pack in three times the flavour with these triple pigs in blankets. You can prepare them a day or two in advance and keep on a baking tray in the fridge

  • Slow cooker red cabbage served in a bowl

    Slow cooker red cabbage

    A star rating of 2.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Dig out your slow cooker for this delicious red cabbage. Braised cabbage makes the perfect side dish for a festive lunch or roast dinner

  • A serving dish with crispy-skinned roast turkey with lemon & garlic

    Roast turkey with lemon & garlic

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 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

  • Easy-peasy fruitcake decorated with glacé fruit

    Easy-peasy fruitcake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Try this lighter version of a classic Christmas fruitcake, bursting with festive spice and juicy fruit. Decorate with candied fruit and glacé cherries

  • A serving board with cheese & onion rolls

    Cheese & onion rolls

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.14 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

  • Roast sweet potato & onion tart with goat’s cheese

    Roast sweet potato & onion tart with goat’s cheese

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

    Top buttery puff pastry with caramelised onions and melted cheese for a festive buffet or dinner party winner that you can make ahead and freeze

  • Freeze-ahead roasties

    Freeze-ahead roasties

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.15 ratings

    Save precious time when planning a group meal by prepping and freezing your potatoes in advance.

  • Simmer-&-stir Christmas cake

    Simmer-&-stir Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.224 ratings

    An easy-to-make alternative to traditional Christmas cakes which requires no beating

  • Tuscan sausage, kale & ciabatta stuffing served in a roasting dish

    Tuscan sausage, kale & ciabatta stuffing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Prep this sausage, kale and bread stuffing up to two days in advance, then bake on the day. If your favourite part of stuffing is the crispy bits, you’ll love this recipe

  • Mince pie brownies cut into slices

    Mince pie brownies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.25 ratings

    Combine two favourites in this clever mash-up of brownies and mince pies. These sweet treats will prove a big hit throughout the festive season

  • Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

    Red cabbage with mulled Port & pears

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 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

  • Freeze-ahead chocolate & chestnut parfait

    Freeze-ahead chocolate & chestnut parfait

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This make-ahead festive dessert is deliciously different and incredibly simple to make, with amaretti biscuits, fresh oranges and double cream

  • Golden roast potatoes

    Golden roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.25 ratings

    Don't spend Christmas morning peeling potatoes, make our freeze ahead roasties

  • Red cabbage with port, prunes & orange served in a bowl

    Red cabbage with port, prunes & orange

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Flavour red cabbage with port, prunes and orange for an indulgent festive side dish that delivers two of your 5-a-day. It can be made in advance and frozen for up to three months

  • Stollen babka wreath served on a presentation board

    Stollen babka wreath

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Combine marzipan, mixed fruit and nuts in our gorgeous Christmas centrepiece. Launch our handy step-by-step guide for the foolproof way to create this stunning stollen babka wreath

  • Super sausage rolls served on a tray

    Super sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.20 ratings

    Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet

  • Turkey & chestnut gravy in a gravy boat

    Turkey & chestnut gravy

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Christmas pie

    Christmas pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.105 ratings

    Combine a few key Christmas flavours here to make a pie that both children and adults will adore

  • A collection of stuffing balls

    Healthy stuffing balls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Looking for a veggie stuffing to serve with a special roast dinner? Made with dried apricots and nuts, this healthy option is low-fat yet full of flavour

  • Christmas buns

    Christmas buns

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.32 ratings

    Paul Hollywood's fruit rolls can be made ahead then heated up before adding a glossy glaze and citrus icing

  • Healthy gravy served in a gravy jug

    Healthy gravy

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve this healthy, low-fat gravy with Sunday lunch, bangers and mash, or even with turkey on Christmas Day. It can be frozen, too, if you want to make it ahead

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