Glazed sliced ham with cloves and citrus pieces

New Year’s Eve 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.

2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
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5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This fabulous cheesy pull-apart sharing bread is perfect for the party season. No one can resist melty camembert and golden dough balls

1 hr and 25 mins
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Vegetarian
194 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay's version of the classic steak dish – a showstopping centrepiece on a special occasion

2 hrs and 30 mins
A challenge
19 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
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Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 50 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
3 ratings 1.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Forget traditional turkey – try Tommy's quick beef fillet for an alternative Christmas main. It's a showstopping dish that's easy to make

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
11 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Make this gloriously golden roasted cauliflower as an ideal dinner party main. Serve with buttery cauliflower leaves and an addictive anchovy sauce

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hr and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
191 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Thin slices of potato slow cooked in the oven with cream and garlic – the most decadent of side dishes

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star 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 hrs and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
3 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 20 mins
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Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
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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 hr and 5 mins
More effort
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star 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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
20 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
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