Glazed sliced ham with cloves and citrus pieces

New Year's Eve recipes

91 Recipes

Start the new year in style with a selection of glamorous party puds, buffet dishes, cocktails and canapés that are sure to impress guests.

Stem ginger & mustard glazed ham

5

(2 ratings)

Wow guests this Christmas with our showstopping glazed ham. The ginger is almost toffee-like, the meat stays juicy and the clementines add a pop of colour
  • 4 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Rocky road cheesecake pudding

4.833335

(12 ratings)

We've blended two tempting sweet treats – rocky road and cheesecake – to create this irresistible make-ahead dessert, perfect for festive entertaining...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Baked cheese bread flower

4.666665

(3 ratings)

This fabulous cheesy pull-apart sharing bread is perfect for the party season. No one can resist melty camembert and golden dough balls
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Beef wellington

4.739645

(169 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's version of the classic steak dish – a showstopping centrepiece on a special occasion...
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • A challenge

Millionaire’s cheesecake

0

(0 ratings)

Indulge in this no-bake chocolate cheesecake after a special dinner. Whether it's for New Year's Eve or a birthday, it's sure to impress...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

White chocolate fortune cookies

0

(0 ratings)

Bake these homemade fortune cookies for New Year's Eve. While they require a bit of effort, they'll keep keen cooks in the family entertained, and the results are seriously impressive...
  • 8 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Cosmopolitan cocktail

5

(1 rating)

Lipsmackingly sweet-and-sour, the Cosmopolitan cocktail of vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur and citrus is a good time in a glass. Perfect for a party
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salted caramel pear cake

4.5

(4 ratings)

Bake a cake that has it all: moist, fragrant sponge, silky Italian meringue, tahini buttercream and sharp pear-laced salted caramel. Serve with a cup of tea.
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Spiced honey-glazed halloumi & fig salad

0

(0 ratings)

Get your dinner party off to a great start with this salad topped with toasted almonds. Alternatively, it can be made into impressive-looking canapés
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Whisky & nut baked camembert

5

(1 rating)

Make this gooey baked cheese even more indulgent with the help of whisky, maple syrup and nuts. Serve with toasted sourdough for a fabulous sharing starter
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cranberry-topped raised pie

5

(1 rating)

This raised pork, chicken and bacon pie, topped with festive fruit, makes for a magnificent centrepiece for a Christmas or Boxing Day buffet
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • A challenge

Whole roasted cauliflower with anchovy sauce

4.11111

(9 ratings)

Make this gloriously golden roasted cauliflower as an ideal dinner party main. Serve with buttery cauliflower leaves and an addictive anchovy sauce
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate orange-tini trifle

0

(0 ratings)

Cross a Mississippi mud pie with a marmalade martini and the result is this grown-up Christmas trifle. It makes a wonderful indulgent end to a festive menu
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Dauphinoise potatoes

4.63889

(144 ratings)

Thin slices of potato slow cooked in the oven with cream and garlic – the most decadent of side dishes...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coconut custard tart with roasted pineapple

0

(0 ratings)

This custard tart has a tropical twist with sunny Caribbean flavours. Bake it for your next dinner party and we guarantee your guests will go back for a second helping!
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Super sausage rolls

5

(1 rating)

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

Winter berry & white chocolate pots

0

(0 ratings)

Make these pretty pots ahead of time for a stress-free dessert at Christmas. You can keep them in the fridge for up to three days before serving
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Buck's fizz

5

(1 rating)

The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a perfect cocktail for a celebratory brunch or party
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkish-style sharing bread

0

(0 ratings)

This deep-pan version of a classic Turkish 'pizza' called lahmacun, topped with spicy lamb mince and red onion, cuts into bite-size wedges for a fuss-free yet flavour-packed party nibble...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Rainbow prawn cocktails

0

(0 ratings)

Serve this Asian-inspired twist on classic prawn cocktail as a starter or party canapés over the festive period
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Smoked salmon & herb blinis

5

(1 rating)

Make a canapé classic of salmon and herb blinis, which you can rustle up in less than 20 minutes using four ingredients. Ideal for a dinner party
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Easy salmon coulibiac

5

(1 rating)

This dish of pastry-wrapped rice and fish is easy but impressive so it works well as a midweek meal or dinner party centrepiece
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Easy chocolate mousse

5

(6 ratings)

Make this classic chocolate dessert in minutes with just a few ingredients – light yet delicious. Perfect for fuss-free entertaining to end a rich meal...
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bloody Mary recipe

5

(1 rating)

Learn how to make the ultimate Bloody Mary with our easy recipe. Turn up the Tabasco or dial it down to mix this classic vodka cocktail to your taste
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

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