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Storecupboard Christmas recipes

22 Recipes
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Dig out your storecupboard supplies for a spot of festive cooking. From Christmas fruitcake to chutney, we've got plenty of inspiration for using dried and canned items.

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  • Fruitcake with apricot butter icing

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This delicious light fruit sponge is packed with storecupboard staples like nuts and dried fruit, it's also budget-friendly

  • Christmas sausage & veg tortilla

    Christmas sausage & veg tortilla

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Turn your leftovers into a fantastic family supper with this hearty baked omelette with chipolatas

  • Gingery Christmas cake

    Gingery Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.28 ratings

    A good glug of ginger wine makes this cake a little different from the norm. It's also lighter than its predecessors, so you can have two pieces!

  • Turkey cacciatore with a twist

    Turkey cacciatore with a twist

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.13 ratings

    This tasty Italian cheese and tomato bake is a fab way to use up leftover meat and a true family favourite

  • 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 mince pies with crunchy crumble tops

    Easy mince pies with crunchy crumble tops

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    These individual pies with a twist are great for using up storecupboard staples such as nuts and dried fruit, they're budget-friendly too

  • Christmas muffin mix

    Christmas muffin mix

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.42 ratings

    A festive treat to give or receive

  • Blue cheese pasta

    Blue cheese pasta

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.28 ratings

    A great pasta dish that uses up your Christmas storecupboard faves

  • No-cook spiced apple chutney

    No-cook spiced apple chutney

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This storecupboard relish has all the flavours of a classic cooked chutney but with more bite. It makes a great last minute accompaniment to a cheese board or ham

  • Fruity Christmas biscotti

    Fruity biscotti

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.159 ratings

    The perfect make-ahead gift, these will keep for up to a month after baking and look really impressive

  • After-dinner mint cream

    After-dinner mint cream

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    This creamy syllabub is a spin on classic mint choc chip and a great way to use up leftover chocolates

  • Leftover turkey casserole

    Leftover turkey casserole

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.28 ratings

    This one pot stew uses up all your roast dinner leftovers in one go and has a great honey mustard tang

  • Bubble & squeak with slice cut

    Bubble & squeak

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.46 ratings

    Bubble & squeak should be on everyone's radar come Christmas time – it's a great way of using up leftover mash, sprouts and cabbage

  • Black Forest Christmas fool

    Black Forest Christmas fool

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    A simple, quick and indulgent dessert you can rustle up in 10 minutes. If you want to make a non-alcoholic version, use a can of cherries in syrup instead

  • Sugar-dusted vanilla shortbread

    Sugar-dusted vanilla shortbread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.49 ratings

    Great for keeping the biscuit tin topped up over Christmas, these sweet shortbread thins make a perfect treat

  • Feeding a Christmas cake with alcohol

    Make & mature Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.301 ratings

    Bake this festive fruit cake in advance of Christmas and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist

  • Spiced cranberry & pear relish

    Spiced cranberry & pear relish

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.13 ratings

    A Christmassy relish which will keep in the cupboard for up to six months, making it perfect for make-ahead gifts

  • Apricot & marzipan twist

    Apricot & marzipan twist

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    Paul Hollywood's almond and apricot 'couronne' is crammed with fruit and nuts and is a great alternative to stollen

  • Dundee cake

    Dundee cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.48 ratings

    A famous traditional Scottish fruitcake with cherries, sultanas and almonds, and a sweet glaze

  • Mushroom rice stuffing on plate

    Easy vegetarian stuffing

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Our easy, vegetarian stuffing is full of rich flavours and is the ideal side dish for a Sunday roast or Christmas dinner.

  • Deep-filled mince pies on paper cases

    Simple mince pies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    For a real treat this Christmas, try Sara's generously filled mince pies with a cup of tea. They are made with a no-need-to-roll pastry that is similar to shortbread

  • Cheeseboard macaroni cheese served in a casserole dish

    Cheeseboard macaroni cheese

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.23 ratings

    What better way to use up your cheeseboard after a dinner party than with a creamy mac 'n' cheese supper? Easy comfort food for a busy weeknight

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