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Do you want to make your Christmas dessert really stand out this year. If so, check out these 15 divine Christmas dessert recipes.
You’ll find all the traditional favourites alongside some extra special additions.
15 Best Christmas dessert recipes:
Traditional Yule Log
This classic Yule Log Cake is a tender chocolate sponge cake filled with mascarpone whipped cream and covered with whipped chocolate ganache! It’s delicious, festive and made completely from scratch!
Image credit and full recipe from Love Life & Sugar
Frozen Peppermint Delight
If you’re looking for a dessert that’s festive, delicious and easy to make, this is the one for you. Drizzled in hot fudge sauce and loaded with pretty peppermint pieces, this almost tempting treat will have guests asking for seconds.
Image credit and full recipe from Taste of Home
Christmas Pavlova Wreath
Everyone enjoys a nice crunchy pavlova with a sweet mushy center inside, which is exactly how it should be. This Christmas pavlova is a stunning dessert – a centerpiece of any family table.
Image credit and full recipe from Greedy Gourmet
Christmas Ice Cream Cake
This quick recipe for frozen Christmas ice-cream cake is loaded with fruit, berries and brandy. Make it the night before for a hassle-free Christmas spent with your friends and family.
Image credit and full recipe from Woman’s Weekly
Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake
This Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake is moist and sinfully decadent! So if you love chocolate and caramel, you’ll LOVE this easy recipe for how to make Chocolate Caramel Cake!
Image credit and full recipe from Baker by Nature
Mulled Wine & Plum Fruit Cobbler
This fruit cobbler… oh my days! Sticky, jammy, mulled wine and spiced plums cook into the juiciest fragrant fruit pudding this side of Christmas.
Image credit and full recipe from Salted Mint
Bailey’s Chocolate Pots
This is one of the most quick and easy dessert recipes you can find while being impressive enough for a dinner party! I pack it with a double shot of Baileys per portion, but it can be made much lighter if you wish!
Image credit and full recipe from Happy Veggie Kitchen
Chocolate Orange Cheesecake
A really easy No Bake Chocolate Orange Cheesecake recipe – Packed with the flavour of Terry’s Chocolate Orange, perfect for Christmas dessert, holidays pudding or any time of the year! Made with cream cheese, without gelatine and easily made gluten free.
Image credit and full recipe from Taming Twins
Raspberry & Almond Trifle
This trifle will stand out in a crowd with its vertical cake slices that line the outside of the trifle dish.
Image credit and full recipe from Good Housekeeping
Gingerbread Bundt Cake
Ring in the holiday season with this festive Gingerbread Bundt Cake! This is a show-stopping holiday cake that you and your family will love.
Image credit and full recipe from Salt & Baker
Lemon & Elderflower Cake
Two tier vegan lemon and elderflower cake with semi naked lemon frosting, topped with adorable chai spiced animal biscuits. The perfect cake for a special occasion to impress your friends and family.
Image credit and full recipe from Cupful of Kale
Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart
This Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart recipe is easy and elegant ~ a chocolate-lover’s dessert for any occasion, any time of year. It’s decadent and rich, but simple to make, and easily converted to gluten free.
Image credit and full recipe from The View from Great Island
Christmas Lasagna Dessert
Here’s a fun Christmas dessert you can make this year…Christmas lasagna! It has 4 layers of goodness plus toppings!
Image credit and full recipe from My Heavenly Recipes
This layer cake includes a rich buttered rum soaked sponge cake and nutmeg spice swiss meringue buttercream. Decorated with fresh cranberries, almond slice pine cones, and a sprinkling of fresh powder sugar “snow” this boozy cake version of Eggnog is perfect for your holiday table.
Image credit and full recipe from B Sweet Dessert Boutique
Chocolate, Honey and Red Berry Parfait
Parfait means ‘perfect’ in French and there’s a lot about this chocolate, honey and red berry version that is perfect. For starters, it’s easy to make and doesn’t melt too quickly which means it’s great for entertaining. It also looks amazing.
Image credit and full recipe from Woman’s Weekly
So there you have it, 15 of the best Christmas dessert recipes. I hope some of these ideas have inspired you to get baking. If so, let me know in the comments below.
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