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Top rated Christmas recipes

By Sophi3B

This shortbread recipe has no frills - a great basic recipe!

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups butter
  • 3 cups flour
3.3/5 (202 Votes)

By ismaithliomithe

Cut the top third off each berry and reserve

  • 20 medium-large strawberries
  • hulled for a flat base
  • 100g Philadelphia Light cream cheese (Note: other brands of cream cheese can be too runny for this recipe; this is the one we've found works best.)
  • 4-6 tsp icing sugar
  • to taste
  • 40 mini dark-choc bits or chocolate chips
3.5/5 (170 Votes)

By ismaithliomithe

Melt the butter and marshmallows in a heat proof bowl in the microwave for about 60-90 seconds

  • 200g Rice Krispies
  • 400g white Marshmallows
  • 50g butter
  • 6 melted marshmallows
  • A handful of currants
  • Strips of jelly sweets (as many as you like)
  • 300g fondant (either 2 different colours 200g for the hats & scarves 100g for scarves and noses or white and 2 gel colours)
  • Sprinkles for buttons
3.5/5 (140 Votes)

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Place all the ingredients in a mixer except the butter

  • 1 kg flour
  • 200 g sugar
  • 10 g salt
  • 8 eggs
  • 100 ml water
  • 100 ml of milk
  • 30 bakers yeast
  • 400 g butter
3.5/5 (155 Votes)

By ismaithliomithe

Pre-heat the oven to 140°C / fan 120°C / Gas Mark 1 and put the oven racks in the centre of the oven if possible

  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 tsp Golden Syrup
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 60g white chocolate roughly chopped into small pieces
  • – plus an extra (approx) 90g white chocolate to decorate - optional
  • Edible sugar craft decorations or edible silver glitter - available at cake craft stores / online – or now in many supermarkets.
3.2/5 (148 Votes)

By ismaithliomithe

Sweat the onion and carrot in a pan with the olive oil for 5 minutes until soft

  • 1 onion
  • finely chopped
  • 1 carrot
  • grated
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried sage
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 x 500g packet of bread mix
  • A handful of grated mozzarella
  • 400g spinach
  • 2 peppers
  • one red one yellow
3.3/5 (137 Votes)

By mollisia, (Hand) One Day On A Plate

iit derives from Dutch. no idea what it means

  • - 200 g cake flour
  • - 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • - 2 tsp spice (that you use baking gingerbread)
  • - 1 tsp cocoa
  • - pinch of salt
  • - 50 g soft butter
  • - 50 ml oil
  • - 40 g caster sugar
  • - 2 tsp honey
  • - 4 tbsp milk
3.3/5 (136 Votes)

By claire_h

I always used to make these with my mum and nan at christmas time when I was little, and resurrected the recipe las...

  • Glace Cherries
  • Marzipan
  • any chocolate you like
  • i prefer mine with dark
  • hundreds and thousands
  • cocktail sticks
3/5 (199 Votes)

By Sbdiva

A hassle-free shortbread biscuit recipe this Christmas

  • 9oz plain flour
  • 3oz cornflour
  • bicarbonate of soda
  • 3/4oz caster sugar
  • 1/2lb butter
  • melted
  • Demerara sugar
3.4/5 (131 Votes)

By Kate, Hippopotamousse

The night before you want to bake these 'Christmas pudding' buns combine the flour, yeast, sugar, salt and citrus z...

  • For the dough
  • 400 g strong white bread flour
  • 7 g sachet of dried fast action yeast
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • zest of 1 orange
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 250 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • melted
  • 1 large free range egg
  • oil for kneading
  • For the filling
  • 1.5 tightly packed cups of sultanas (or a mixture or currants
  • raisins and sultanas)
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 100 g mixed citrus peel
  • 100 g glace cherries
  • chopped into quarters at least
  • 1 handful flaked blanched almonds
3.4/5 (127 Votes)

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