• Black Forest trifle

    Black Forest trifle

    James Martin's indulgent trifle won't keep you in the kitchen for long but will impress guests at your next get-together

    Easy
  • White chocolate pretzel bites

    White chocolate pretzel bites

    Combine salty crushed pretzels with sweet chocolate and raisins to create bite-sized sweets ideal for a gift hamper

    Easy
  • Nutty chocolate crunch

    Nutty chocolate crunch

    Turn all those nuts, biscuits and chocolate from Christmas into these delicious tiffin bites, great for gifts

    Easy
  • Sunken drunken chocolate cake

    Sunken drunken chocolate cake

    Prunes, Marsala and dark chocolate – a marriage made in heaven. It may sink and crack as it cools, but this is part of its charm

    More effort
  • Mint chocolate truffles

    Mint chocolate truffles

    Make chocolate truffles as an impressive accompaniment to after-dinner coffee, or box them up and give them as gifts

    Easy
  • Coffee semifreddo

    Coffee semifreddo

    This elegant dessert is easy to slice straight from the freezer

    Easy
  • White chocolate chip fudge

    White chocolate chip fudge

    Why not make a gift of this indulgent fudge? You can vary it with different types of chocolate to suit different tastes

    More effort
  • Mini chocolate & ginger brownies

    Mini chocolate & ginger brownies

    A squidgy dark chocolate traybake dotted with spicy crystallised ginger then cut into bitesize squares for the perfect sweet canapé

    Easy
  • Chocolate fruitcake

    Chocolate fruitcake

    If anyone in your family isn’t keen on traditional fruitcake, this might be the compromise you’ve been looking for

    Easy