Christmas baking recipes (2024)

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Crumbly mince pies, iced cakes, traditional festive breads like stollen and panettone, pavlovas and cookies – find all your favourite Christmas cakes and bakes here.

For more sweet treats, indulge in our Christmas dessert recipes. We also have a wide range of festive gingerbread recipes to get stuck into, including fun decorating activities. Find all your Christmas dinner inspiration in this collection of Christmas recipes.

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  • Air-fryer mince pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Save energy and effort and make these mince pies with the help of an air fryer. Keep replenishing your cake tin with a batch over the festive period

  • App onlyBaked camembert with brioche bun wreath. This is a premium piece of content available to registered users.

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Elevate the classic tear-and-share bread with molten cheese with Tom Kerridge's recipe. It's perfect for a special occasion when you need to feed a crowd

  • A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Swap noughts and crosses for chocolate gingerbread trees and puddings in this family-friendly edible board game. Play to win your opponent's biscuits!

  • Christmas tree cupcakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Treat guests during the festive season to these gorgeous Christmas tree cupcakes. Decorate with sugar balls, sprinkles or chocolate beans to make baubles

  • App onlyAir fryer pigs-in-blanket turnovers. This is a premium piece of content available to registered users.

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Wrap pigs-in-blankets in puff pastry to make a delicious festive snack. They're ideal for a Christmas party or buffet, served alongside chutney

  • Mini gingerbread house mug toppers

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    Perch these delightful little gingerbread houses on the edge of your mug for a festive treat. Try them with hot chocolate or mulled wine for adults

  • Mini hot toddy pavlovas

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    Take inspiration from a classic winter co*cktail to create these mini pavlovas flavoured with whisky, pear and spices

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    Give millionaire's shortbread a makeover with our rum and raisin traybake. It makes a delicious surprise for far-away friends as it can slot through a letterbox

  • Unbelievably easy mince pies

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.621 ratings

    No rolling required! Press the raw, crumbly pastry directly into your tin for a short, biscuity finish. Our easiest mince pie recipe and great fun to make with kids

  • Mincemeat half-baked cookies

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    Indulge in these soft and squidgy Christmas cookies with moreish mincemeat flavours. Make ahead and freeze, then simply pop in the oven when guests arrive

  • App onlyVanilla spiral biscuits. This is a premium piece of content available to registered users.

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these spiral biscuits as a festive gift at Christmas for friends and family. Made with red and green food colouring, they use our universal dough recipe

  • A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Indulge in a cake with a lovely crunchy topping that gives way to a soft, gooey middle. With its flourless sponge, it's ideal for guests who can’t eat gluten

  • Pistachio nougat

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    Make some homemade nougat studded with pistachio chunks. Add in other festive goodies and wrap up in a presentation box for a thoughtful Christmas gift

  • Gluten-free pavlova meringue log

    A star rating of 2.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve this crowd-pleasing pavlova meringue log as a festive dessert. Filled with fresh cream and fresh berries, it will be a big hit at Christmas

  • Red velvet brownies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy these festively red, rich and fudgy brownies swirled with a tangy cheesecake filling. They're perfect treat when you have guests over at Christmas

  • App onlyChocolate cherry jewelled Christmas cake. This is a premium piece of content available to registered users.

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    If you're looking for thoughtful gifts, our ‘keep one, gift one’ chocolate jewelled Christmas cake is ideal. It makes two, so you can keep one for yourself

  • Christmas raspberry dodgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these fun festive biscuits as a Christmas gift for friends and family. They're made with our universal dough recipe, raspberry jam and icing sugar

  • Frosted pinecone cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Create this stunning bake for the Christmas table. Decorated with almond pinecones, it's a perfect centrepiece if you aren’t a fan of traditional fruitcake

  • Universal biscuit dough

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Use this recipe to make our raspberry dodgers, vanilla spirals, checkerboard and ginger biscuits. Box up your biscuits into a festive box to gift to friends

  • Christmas cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.75 ratings

    These festive vanilla cookies make a beautiful edible Christmas tree decoration. Or, you could pack them into boxes to give as end-of-term gifts for teachers and friends.

  • A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    Bake a batch of these moreish manchego and chorizo biscuits to serve as part of a cheeseboard. They make a lovely edible gift at Christmas, too

  • Sticky gingerbread buns with spiced brown butter icing

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Elevate standard cinnamon buns with the warming Christmassy flavours of ginger and cloves. Adding treacle also helps bring out the gingerbread flavours

  • Ginger biscuit snowflakes

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    Gift these festive-themed ginger biscuits to friends at Christmas time. They're made with our universal dough recipe, cinnamon, ginger and mixed spice

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