Festive Bakes and Sweet Treats

Food is one of the biggest joys of Christmas, but with extra time at home this year why not make some of your own? Give a few of these festive bakes and sweet treats a try!

Food is one of the biggest joys of Christmas, but with extra time at home this year why not make some of your own? We’ve got some of the tastiest Christmasy recipes below, some of which are more traditional and some with a modern twist. Give a few of these festive bakes and sweet treats a try!

Christmas Punch 

An alcoholic punch which is guaranteed to go down a treat. This is a great idea for any gathering over the Christmas period, you can always size down for smaller parties this year. 

Unbelievably Easy Mince Pies 

These Christmas classics are loved by all. They are so easy to make and you’ll be so proud of yourself when you utter those words ‘they’re homemade’. 

Ultimate Roast Potatoes 

A Christmas staple, crunchy, fluffy and oh so delicious roast potatoes. Once you master this recipe you’ll be eating roasties at every meal time, is it acceptable to eat roasties for breakfast? 

Mulled Gin 

Gin has become super popular in the last couple of years, and adding a festive twist makes this a great Christmas drink. 

Black Forest Trifle 

Easy and simple, this trifle is surprisingly delicious for how little effort is needed. This could be a definite contender for Christmas Day dinner pudding. 

Baked Cheese Bread Flower 

This pull-apart crowd pleaser is simply delicious, how could it not be? It includes cheese and bread! It may take a little more effort but is definitely worth the wait and effort. 

Ultimate Easy Gingerbread 

Gingerbread has got to be a favourite of most during the festive period, and generally all year round. Cut into cute shapes, and decorated with simple water icing, these can be given as a gift or even made into tree decorations. 

Vegan Nut Roast 

With many more people deciding to become vegan, a nut roast is the Christmas go-to for those ditching animal products, and this one is delicious. 

Two Tray Christmas Dinner 

Fuss-free and perfect for those with smaller ovens. This recipe is great for a Christmas dinner with your uni flatmates to say goodbye before the holidays.

Elf & Santa Cupcakes 

Deliciously spiced cupcakes topped with fun and festive decorations. These are great to create with flat mates or siblings when you get home for Christmas. 

For any more festive bakes and sweet treats, recipes head to BBC Good Food! And if you’re heading home for the holidays, we’ve got some great tips on ‘How to Study over Christmas’ here.

All of these recipes can be found here- https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/category/all-christmas

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