Christmas recipe ideas
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136 Christmas recipe ideas
Make a stunning dinner for a crowd, delicious party canapés, festive desserts, cocktails and much more with our best ever Christmas recipes
Save time and stress on Christmas Day with our make-ahead dishes. These stuffings, sauces, sides and desserts can be prepared in advance, then kept in the fridge or freezer.
Budget Christmas recipes
Put on a delicious Christmas spread without breaking the bank. These recipes make the most of affordable cuts of meat, simple flavour hacks and energy-efficient cooking methods.
Freezable Christmas centrepiece
Freeze your Christmas centrepiece to lighten up your dinner workload. Plan ahead with our turkey, ham, wellington and veggie and vegan recipes.
Make-ahead Christmas starter recipes
Save yourself time and stress on the big day with our simple, make-ahead Christmas starters. Try an impressive terrine, an indulgent soup or a top tart.
Get ahead for the big day with freezable Christmas recipes. Our mains, desserts and sides are also perfect for fuss-free entertaining over the party season.
Make-ahead Christmas dessert recipes
Try our make-ahead festive dessert recipes for a stress-free Christmas. Make a layered trifle, cheesecake or sumptuous sponge before the big day.
Celebrate Christmas with a rich, moist fruitcake, or perhaps a modern sponge-based creation. We've got all the recipes you need and tips for decorating, too.
Crumbly mince pies, iced cakes, traditional festive breads like stollen and panettone, pavlovas and cookies – find all your favourite Christmas cakes and bakes here.
Whether you make yours on Stir-up Sunday, or you need a last-minute pud for Christmas Day, we have the answer with fruity, nutty and chocolatey recipes.
Why go shopping when you can make edible Christmas gifts at home? We have lots of ideas and easy recipes for gourmet gifts that your foodie friends will love
From spices like ginger and cinnamon and fruits and nuts, bake up a storm this festive season, with cookies, gingerbread, biscotti and more.
Discover Christmas brunch recipes to start your day in style. Celebrate Christmas morning with festive breads, pancakes, eggs, smoked salmon and more
Sophisticated sweet and savoury bites to serve at your festive party or as a light starter, with ingredients ranging from cheese, sausage, salmon and chilli.
Discover showstopping turkey alternatives for your Christmas dinner. We have delicious recipes for pork, beef, goose and salmon, plus plenty of veggie options
Go all out this Christmas with an impressive grazing board or charcuterie spread. Dig into melty baked camembert, fruity chutney and tangy pickle
Treat yourself to something sweet for Christmas. Our indulgent chocolate recipes include chocolate bark, truffles, biscuits, and desserts such as yule logs and mince pie brownies.
Make a jar of Christmas chutney filled with seasonal flavours with our best ever recipes, great for gift hampers or served with festive meat and cheese
Bake a batch of festive cupcakes to enjoy over the Christmas holidays. Kids will love making and decorating these simple sponges.
Get into the festive spirit by baking and decorating our gingerbread. From simple gingerbread men to ornate houses, gift them to friends or enjoy immediately.
Transform your Christmas dinner with these easy gravy recipes. Make a classic turkey gravy ahead, or try our boozy twists and alternative options
Feed a crowd with a festive gammon joint. We have ideas for marinades, glazes and spice rubs, for you to get stuck into this dinner centrepiece.
Use up your Christmas dinner leftovers, including turkey and all the trimmings. From stir-fries to pies, these recipes are packed with festive flavour.
Our best ever healthy festive dishes make a wholesome addition to your Christmas Day spread, including roast centrepieces, starters and sides.