Christmas baking recipes


Zesty tangerine, warming cinnamon and a hint of nutmeg…Bring the festive feeling into your kitchen with our delicious Christmas baking ideas, including homemade gingerbread and classic mince pies

The star of your Christmas

Make a sweet centrepiece no one can resist with this Christmas biscuit tree. The individual biscuits are flavoured with Christmas spices and decorated with white chocolate – this is one the kids can help make too

View the recipe >

Martha's christmas bakes
Christmas pudding

Christmas puddings >

With an alluring mix of spices, dried fruit and alcohol, a Christmas pudding is superb served warm with dollops of cream, custard or brandy butter. Find recipes for traditional Christmas pudding

Martha's Christmas bakes >

Waitrose Weekend's baking expert, Martha Collison, shows you how to make your very show-stopping festive bakes, including her Christmas pudding macarons

Martha's christmas bakes
Christmas puddings with a twist

Christmas puddings with a twist >

The Christmas pudding is as popular as ever, but it doesn't mean you have to stay traditional. Up the ante with Amaretti, chocolate and espresso martini