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Sweet, Traditional and Easy Festive Bakes

Baking is a great way to spend time with family and friends and let's face it, sweet treats are on of the biggest joys of Christmas and the festive period.

 

Let’s face it, the delicious sweet treats and abundance of them are one of the biggest joys of Christmas and the festive period. However, with this year being the way it is, we’ll all be at home more, so why not make some tasty treats yourself? Plus it’s a great way to spend time with the family, who you haven't seen for ages! 

We’ve got some of the easiest, traditional festive bakes below, try a few out and impress this Christmas

 

Unbelievably Easy Mince Pies 

These festive Christmas classics are delicious and loved by all. These are perfect for sharing with the family or making as a gift for a friend. 

 

Christmas Crinkle Cookies 

A super moreish treat, flavoured with traditional Christmas spices, and don’t forget that classic fudgy centre. Plus with 3g of fat per biscuit, you can afford 2 or maybe even 3. 

 

Mince Pie Brownies 

We can’t think of a better combination, the classic Christmas mince pie and gooey, fudgy brownies, YUM! 

 

Ultimate Easy Gingerbread 

Gingerbread has got to be a favourite of most during the festive period, and generally all year round. Cut into cute shapes, and decorated with simple water icing, these can be given as a gift or even made into tree decorations. 

 

Yummy Chocolate Log 

The classic chocolate log may require a little more effort, but the beauty of this recipe is it doesn’t need to look extra neat. You’ll also surprise people when they discover the fresh minty filling. 

 

Panettone Muffins 

An italian sweet bread, filled with mixed peel and flavours of Christmas. It may take a little more effort and time, but the pay-off is much larger. 
 

Snowman Cake 

A simple vanilla cake, but with decorations to impress. Young or old, this cake is sure to go down a treat as it's a classic crowd pleaser. 

 

Lebkuchen 

Originally from Germany, this spiced biscuit is similar to gingerbread. These are perfect any for snacking on during  the Christmas period. 

 

Sticky Toffee Pear Pudding 

This could be a contender for Christmas dinner pudding. Indulgent, sweet and oh so yummy, plus this is a vegan pudding, meaning you can cater for everyone. 

 

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake 

Indulgent and decadent, this cheesecake is luxuriously delicious and perfect for a crowd. You can make this a day in advance and leave it in the fridge to chill. 

 

Classic Iced Holly Cake 

An easy way to impress, by cheating or if you like...being resourceful. You can spend time decorating the cake and making it look super festive. 

 

Marzipan Eccles Tarts 

A festive twist on a Lancashire classic sweet treat. The addition of nutty marzipan takes these individual pies to a whole new level. 

 

Chocolate Ginger Refrigerator Squares 

A perfect sweet treat to keep in the fridge and bring out when you have people over. These easy squares also make a perfect gift. 

 

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