10 Indulgent Christmas Dessert Recipes
We’ve put together 10 of the best Christmas dessert recipes so you can serve up a seasonal sensation for your guests this year. From classic Christmas puddings to gingerbread goodies, there’s a recipe to wow even the fussiest eaters.
Baileys Irish Cream Christmas Cookies
Tired of the same desserts year after year? Lily Vanilli’s Baileys Original Irish Cream Christmas Cookies put a boozy twist on a popular treat. Bursting with festive flavours, including cinnamon and nutmeg, brushed with Baileys Original Irish Cream and finished with edible glitter, this dish oozes festive flavour.
Mary Berry’s Yule Log
Chocoholics in the family will love this drool-worthy Yule log. Mary Berry’s delectable dessert is the perfect post-dinner delight and is sure to be a hit with kids in the family too.
Peppermint Cheesecake Bars by Lil’ Luna
Not everyone can stomach excessive amounts of chocolate, which is why this is one of our favourite dessert ideas for Christmas. These peppermint cheesecake bars are ideal if people won’t have room for a full-blown dessert and they only require a few ingredients too.
White Chocolate Coconut Cake by The Little Blog of Vegan
This vegan white chocolate coconut cake is dreamy to say the least. The soft, fluffy cake and melt-in-your-mouth coconut buttercream will definitely impress your guests. If you’re looking for a Christmas crowd pleaser, this is it.
Devil’s Food Cake by Nigella
Desserts don’t get more decadent than this. Nigella’s sinfully scrumptious chocolate cake is the ultimate Christmas showstopper. It’s sure to have everyone snoozing on the sofa in a food coma afterwards!
Red Velvet Roulade by Woman and Home
This red velvet roulade is a worthy centrepiece for many reasons. The heavenly filling, mouth-watering cream cheese frosting and edible glitter make this a Christmas dessert recipe to remember.
Gluten Free Pristine Black Forest Parfait by Sainsbury’s
Being gluten free doesn’t mean you have to miss out on festive fun and this black forest parfait proves exactly that. Packed with fruity and nutty goodness, this is a great recipe for everyone in the family.
Mulled Wine Chocolate Cake with Orange Mascarpone Cream by Domestic Gothess
Want to create a big finale that will be talked about for Christmases to come? This recipe by Domestic Gothess is sure to do the trick. It’s no ordinary chocolate cake. With mulled wine, sugared cranberries and orange mascarpone cream, it’s a richly flavoured delight. This is tricky to make, but it’s well worth the effort.
Jamie Oliver’s Chocolate and Caramel Tart with Hazelnuts
This chocolate and caramel tart by Jamie Oliver is one of our favourite Christmas dessert recipes. Why? Because it combines two of the best flavours: chocolate and hazelnut. If you’re an experienced baker who wants to impress a hungry crowd, we recommend giving this a go.
Gingerbread Cheesecake by Tesco
Gingerbread is another classic Christmas flavour and works perfectly in an indulgent cheesecake. Rich, creamy and drizzled with caramel topping, this gingerbread cheesecake is enough to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth.