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

4.857145

(14 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

4.2

(5 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

4.72928

(181 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

3.916665

(12 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

4.6

(5 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

(3 ratings)

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

Chocolate orange-tini trifle

5

(1 rating)

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

4.6625

(160 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

1

(1 rating)

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

(3 ratings)

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

2.666665

(3 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

5

(1 rating)

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

(2 ratings)

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

3

(2 ratings)

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

4.6

(10 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

(2 ratings)

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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