Top 10 Make and Bake Ideas for Christmas

Whether you want to bake some edible Christmas food gifts for a loved one or just make a tasty addition to the Christmas day sweet-treats, here are our top 10 favourite homemade Christmas food gifts that you can make and bake!

Cinnamon-Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

Cinnamon cut out cookies

These Christmas cookies are fun to decorate with pink, blue or green icing. Sprinkle some sugar and glitter on top and they’ll look make a very elegant addition to the food table on Christmas day. Alternatively, they would make a fantastic homemade Christmas food gift for loved ones! Click here to view the recipe.

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops

Candy cane marshmellow pops

These marshmallow pops are a simple, festive treat that takes hardly any time to make, yet taste delicious! Click here to view the recipe.

Homemade gingerbread houses

Homemade gingerbread house

What’s homemade Christmas food without gingerbread? If you’re feeling creative this Christmas, have a go at baking these delicate little gingerbread houses and decorating them any way that you like. Click here to view the recipe.

Homemade Christmas chutney

Christmas chutney

A jar of Christmas chutney is the perfect homemade Christmas good gift – it can be enjoyed with Christmas cheeses or kept for months for your guests to enjoy at their leisure. Click here to view the recipe.

Pistachio and cherry cantuccini


Cantuccini can be wrapped in a cellophane bag and given as a homemade Christmas gift to friends and family. Alternatively, you can save these to have with tea and coffee after Christmas dinner! Click here to view the recipe.

Homemade jam

Homemade jam

Homemade jam is a popular edible Christmas gift to give to your loved ones and can be made in lots of different variations and flavours. Click here to view the recipe.

Chai-spiced tea loaves

Chai spiced tea loaves

These little cakes make the perfect festive treat! Bake these delicious cakes and freeze for up to three months, and then thaw them at room temperature when ready to eat again. Click here to view the recipe.

Baileys and white chocolate fudge

Baileys and white chocolate fudge

Fudge is a sweet treat that keeps well, so why not implement fudge into your Christmas baking time and save some for later! Click here to view the recipe.

Cinnamon and Pecan Twist Bread

Cinnamon and pecan twist bread

Get your Christmas baking hat on, as this cinnamon and pecan twist bread is ideal for dessert after Christmas dinner or an evening sweet-treat! Click here to view the recipe.

Christmas shortbread

Christmas shortbread

Festive shortbread is a Christmas classic. It’s great for sharing on Christmas day and a real crowd-pleaser, alternatively it’s ideal to give as a homemade Christmas food gift! Click here to view the recipe.

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