Christmas cake with white fondant icing and holly sprig

Storecupboard Christmas recipes

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.

4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
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28 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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!

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
13 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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

47 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A festive treat to give or receive

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A great pasta dish that uses up your Christmas storecupboard faves

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
159 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
289 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
45 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
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