How to make perfect gingerbread men (women, children, or whatever shape you like). They’re soft in the middle, crunchy at the edges, packed full of flavour and hold their shape beautifully.
All the Christmas baking recipes you need in one place, including classics such as Mince Pies and Gingerbread Men, as well as some more unusual treats such as my popular Christmas Scones and Mince Pie Cupcakes.
Christmas Amaretti Biscuits
A festive twist on my classic amaretti biscuits, with spices, brandy, walnuts and a hidden mincemeat centre.
Ginger Cheesecake (No-Bake)
A crunchy biscuit base with a smooth ginger cheesecake filling and plenty of chopped stem ginger running through it, topped with swirls of whipped cream and grated dark chocolate.
Brandy butter shouldn’t be just for mince pies and Christmas pudding. My recipe to turn it into brandy buttercream makes it perfect for cakes too.
The ultimate icing for any marzipan fans. Perfect for topping your Christmas cake or mince pies.
If you’re a fan of gingerbread men then you’ll love this delicious, smooth gingerbread buttercream, flavoured with ginger and black treacle.
How to make delicious, smooth peppermint buttercream. Perfect for adding a festive twist to your cupcakes, layer cakes or macarons.
Chocolate Orange Cupcakes with Chocolate Orange Buttercream
Chocolate orange sponge topped with smooth chocolate orange buttercream and topped with a slice of Chocolate Orange – Chocolate Orange Heaven!
Mince Pie Cupcakes with Brandy Buttercream
Almond cupcakes with a mincemeat centre and topped with brandy buttercream.
Orange Liqueur Truffles
How to make orange liqueur truffles. There are two versions of this recipe, my original chocolate coated truffles and a quick and easy version. Both versions taste absolutely delicious and are the perfect gift for someone special.
Mince Pie Truffles
Delicious festive chocolates with a milk chocolate, mincemeat and brandy truffle filling.
Christmas Pudding for Stir Up Sunday
Have fun this Stir Up Sunday by getting the whole family involved in making a delicious Christmas Pudding complete with lucky silver six pence.
Festive White Chocolate Rocky Road
A festive version of my easy-to-make rocky road recipe with white chocolate, biscuits, marshmallows, dried cranberries and pistachio nuts.
Homemade sweet cinema-style popcorn with all the flavours of gingerbread. The perfect accompaniment to your Christmas films.
Perfect Gingerbread Biscuits
My recipe for perfect gingerbread biscuits that are delicious, easy to make and hold their shape brilliantly. Perfect for gingerbread men, houses and tree decorations.
Brandy and Orange Custard
Looking for an alternative to brandy sauce or brandy butter with your Christmas pudding? Then try this amazing brandy and orange custard (with a cheats version if you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen!).
Treat someone you love with homemade Baileys truffles. There are two versions of this recipe, my original chocolate coated truffles and a quick and easy version. Both versions taste absolutely delicious and are the perfect gift for someone special.
How to make perfectly smooth, delicious brandy butter in minutes, the perfect accompaniment to your festive mince pies or Christmas pudding.
Pretty Mince Pies
Make your Christmas extra special with these pretty mince pies decorated with stars, holly and snowflakes. Perfect for festive parties or as a treat with a cup of tea on a chilly evening.
Brandy scones with mincemeat and marzipan. A festive twist on a classic afternoon tea treat.
Spiced Orange Popcorn
Sweet cinema-style popcorn with orange and spices – The perfect accompaniment to a Christmas film.
Traditional Deep-Filled Mince Pies
My recipe for traditional deep-filled mince pies. A delicious light almond pastry filled with homemade mincemeat.
Dried fruit and spices soaked in orange and lemon juice, and brandy – yum.