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Good Food magazine Christmas recipes

57 Recipes
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Recipes from the seasonal issues.


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  • Zesty mincemeat

    Zesty mincemeat

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    This coarse traditional mincemeat doesn't require any cooking- just throw in your nutmeg, brandy and suet and leave to soak

  • Any-roast apricot & pecan stuffing

    Any-roast apricot & pecan stuffing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    You can't quite beat homemade stuffing- mix pork mince with fruit and nuts and freeze until you need it

  • Cranberry & clementine jelly

    Cranberry & clementine jelly

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Tangier than red current jelly, this fruity condiment works well cold cuts, or to enrich gravy. It also makes a great Christmas gift.

  • Smoked salmon terrine

    Smoked salmon terrine

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    A show-stopping layered fish centrepiece with cream cheese and lemon filling, flavoured with dill and chives

  • Make-ahead vegetarian gravy

    Vegetarian gravy

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.46 ratings

    Make this vegetarian gravy ahead of time and keep in the freezer to pair with veggie sausages, or meat. Great for a tasty, fuss-free supper

  • Homemade gingerbread cottage

    Homemade gingerbread cottage

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    A step-by-step guide to making and assembling a beautiful gingerbread house complete with snow-capped roof and pretty piping - a great family project

  • Turkey, brie & cranberry wellington

    Turkey, brie & cranberry wellington

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    An original centrepiece that's great for entertaining – swap beef for turkey, and add fruit sauce and stuffing to your pastry roll

  • Glam trifle slice

    Glam trifle slice

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.17 ratings

    Everyone's favourite layered dessert gets a smart makeover - custard, raspberry, jelly and cream in a neat terrine

  • Orange pastry mince pies

    Orange pastry mince pies

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.22 ratings

    Good Food reader Helen Carmichael shares her homemade citrus pastry recipe - perfect for filling with your own mincemeat

  • Very berry trifle

    Very berry trifle

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.24 ratings

    Layers of mascarpone, custard, cherry conserve, mixed berries, Madeira cake and sherry - who doesn't love a trifle?

  • Cola ham with maple & mustard glaze on a plate

    Cola ham with maple & mustard glaze

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.120 ratings

    Cook a juicy gammon joint in a cinnamon-spiced stock, then add a sticky syrup and clove sauce and serve in thick slices.

  • Christmas mess

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Take the classic summer Eton mess combo of cream and meringue and give it a festive twist with frozen mixed berries, cinnamon and blackcurrant liqueur

  • Tutti frutti Christmas pies

    Tutti frutti Christmas pies

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    If you're not a fan of traditional mince pies or just fancy something different, try these with dates, apricots, cranberries and apple

  • Festive red salad

    Festive red salad

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.11 ratings

    Cabbage, red onion, apple and beetroot - all the brightest purple fruit and veg makes up this winter salad with sweet vinaigrette

  • Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

    Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon

  • Apricot & ginger ham

    Apricot & ginger ham

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Glaze your gammon joint with fruit, bay leaves, allspice and cloves then slow-roast and serve in thick slices

  • Rudolph cupcakes

    Rudolph cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual chocolate sponges with frosting and sweets

  • Mini Christmas cake

    Mini Christmas cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make our wreath cake (see 'goes well with') and use the spare middle section to create a small gift decorated with classic marzipan and fondant icing

  • Christmas wreath cake

    Christmas wreath cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Turn one fruitcake into two with these festive ideas - this one is a decorative holly ring with fondant icing (find the second recipe in 'goes well with')

  • Simple snow sparkle cake

    Simple snow sparkle cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This crunchy, sugar-snow topping is an easy way to transform a humble fruitcake into a celebration centrepiece

  • Gingerbread man party cake

    Gingerbread man party cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Follow our step-by-step guide to icing a fruitcake with white fondant and marzipan, then decorate with smiling gingerbread men and cute candy canes

  • Cranberry & hazelnut cake

    Cranberry & hazelnut cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    A versatile and light fruitcake with a hint of spice and plenty of juicy cranberries and cherries - ice as you wish!

  • Orange & cardamom tree biscuits

    Orange & cardamom tree biscuits

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Mary's Cadogan's crisp citrus cookies make perfect decorations - just stamp them with the celebration motif of your choice


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