• Apple pie cookie kit

    Apple pie cookie kit

    This jar of cookie ingredients makes an original gift for a favourite teacher – simply pop in a jar and add a label with the cooking instructions to transform into deliciously fruity, spiced biscuits

  • Mini elf doughnuts

    Mini elf doughnuts

    Don’t let Santa’s elves get left out this Christmas! Kids will love to help bake and decorate these tiny treats and leave them by their stockings – and you can add some carrots for Rudolph too

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  • Peppermint candy cane Battenberg

    Peppermint candy cane Battenberg

    This checkerboard cake, with alternating red peppermint and vanilla sponges, makes a stunning Christmas gift or party centrepiece – why not get older children to have a go with this fun, festive project?

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  • Hazelnut brownies

    Hazelnut brownies

    Ferrero Rocher chocolates make an indulgent finishing touch to these fudgy chocolate brownie squares studded with chopped nuts

  • Clementine poppy seed loaf

    Clementine poppy seed loaf

    This easy, zesty loaf cake makes a lighter festive alternative to traditionally dense fruitcakes – pipe the icing and add candied peel to add a touch of Christmas sparkle

  • Stollen muffins

    Stollen muffins

    These little cakes are filled with all the festive, fruity flavours of this classic German Christmas bake – ideal for Christmas morning or a teatime treat

  • Baked camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks

    Baked camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks

    Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

    Gooey, melted cheese and crispy, golden bread make a stunning centrepiece to share with friends over drinks or as a dinner party starter – make ahead for fuss-free entertaining

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  • Rudolph shortbread

    Rudolph shortbread

    These simple shortbread triangles are a great edible gift for kids to make over Christmas – decorate with Smarties or other sweets and wrap up with pipe cleaner ‘reindeer’ antlers

  • Pistachio, courgette & lemon cake

    Pistachio, courgette & lemon cake

    Big on flavour but light on texture, this easy bake is just as good packed into a tin for a picnic or served with Greek yogurt for dessert