• Jessica’s magical Christmas cake

    Jessica’s magical Christmas cake

    Dazzle guests with this fab cake. Designed by eight-year-old Jessica Whitlow in our magical Christmas cake competition, it features three flavoured sponges

    A challenge
  • Gluten-free Christmas cake

    Gluten-free Christmas cake

    Make this dairy-, gluten-, nut- and egg-free Christmas cake. This is a festive cake for everyone, and the best part is, no one will ever guess it’s free-from!

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  • Honeyed squash & nut roast cake

    Honeyed squash & nut roast cake

    Wow guests with this stunning honeyed squash and nut roast cake. It makes a crowd-pleasing veggie centrepiece for a celebration – perfect for Christmas

    Easy
  • Brookies

    Brookies

    Combine two popular bakes, a chewy chocolate chip cookie and rich brownie, in this inventive treat. Fill the cake tin with these for the festive season, or give as gifts

    Easy
  • Chocolate panettone

    Chocolate panettone

    Celebrate the festive period with a classic Italian sweet bread, panettone. Our chocolate-flavoured version is the perfect homemade gift at Christmas time

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  • Chocolate biscuit wreath cake

    Chocolate biscuit wreath cake

    Serve this stunning wreath as an alternative to Christmas cake. It makes a showstopping centrepiece dessert, and components of it can be made in advance

    A challenge
  • White forest Christmas tree traybake

    White forest Christmas tree traybake

    Get ahead at Christmas with this showstopping cake boasting white chocolate, cherries and festive spice. You can bake the sponges, meringues and biscuits the day before assembling

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  • Winter spice cake with chocolate trees

    Winter spice cake with chocolate trees

    Cut into this stunning cake to reveal gold layers of vanilla and spice sponges. Top with our chocolate Christmas trees or try candy canes or chocolate snowflakes

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