Five Festive Treats to Bake this Christmas Season

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There is something so enjoyable about Christmas baking. Taking the time to pour some love into festive treats that fill your home with a delicious scent is one of the simple pleasures that makes the winter season so well loved. We’ve rounded up some tasty bakes to make the lead up to Christmas that little bit more delightful. Who knows? Some of these delightful dishes might even make it into your Christmas feast. 

Christmas Tree Brownies

These Christmas tree brownies are not only simple and scrumptious, but are also undeniably adorable. The best thing about this recipe is that you can make it as easy or as complex as you like! You can use a pre-made brownie mix, or use your own recipe to create the base and then decorate using green icing, candy canes and sprinkles for an impressive and chocolatey final product. 

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Christmas Cookies

The classic Christmas cookie is an absolute staple throughout the festive period. They make  great accompaniments to  hot chocolate or warm milk and are an easy and fun family baking project. This cookie recipe creates beautifully decorated and tasty vanilla cookies that are best enjoyed  in front of a Christmassy film. Plus, all of the ingredients used are likely to already be in your pantry. What’s not to love? 

If you’d like to find out how to make these delicious Christmas cookies, click here.

Mince Pies 

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without copious amounts of mince pies to enjoy with all of the family. This recipe from BBC Good Food is simple and produces crumbly and flavourful mince pies that will be ready in just an hour, including preparation time! 

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Yule Log

While baking a yule log may look a little bit intimidating, once you’ve gotten the hang of it it’s truly a breeze. This velvety yule log is great for chocolate enthusiasts and can be tailored to your taste! We recommend drizzling on some dark chocolate before adding a dusting of powdered sugar and a few fresh raspberries to enhance the flavour.

Click here to find the recipe for Nigella’s festive yule log. 

Christmas Cake

A traditional Christmas cake is an excellent addition to your Christmas Day feast. Filled with juicy currents and orange zest, this dish is  the epitome of Christmas. While baking a Christmas cake is a fun activity all on its own, it’s an especially enjoyable task to do with your loved ones! Plus, you can really unleash your creative side when it comes to the decoration.

If you’re thinking about making your own Christmas cake this year, then visit this link to find the recipe.