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

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

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

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Martha's christmas bakes