Christmas Eve Recipes
We've got lots of festive Christmas Eve recipes for you to make at home including mince pies, Baileys cheesecake and plenty of Christmas Eve dinner ideas
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Christmas Eve is the perfect way to cook up a low-key festive feast to celebrate a magical evening before the big celebrations on Christmas Day. From homemade mince pies snuggled up with a warm cuppa and a Christmas film, to a full Christmas Eve maple roast gammon to share with the whole family, we've got plenty of recipes to inspire you. Think homemade canapes to enjoy whilst wrapping your final Christmas presents or how about a make-ahead chocolate orange trifle ready for showing off the next day? Have a browse through our collection of Christmas Eve recipes for more inspiration...
- fish (5)
- leek (5)
- pork (5)
- egg (3)
- pastry (3)
- carrot (2)
- honey (2)
- orange (2)
- potato (2)
- beef (1)
- cauliflower (1)
- chicken (1)
- chocolate (1)
- cream-cheese (1)
- goats-cheese (1)
- lemon (1)
- milk (1)
- mozzarella (1)
- mushroom (1)
- parsnip (1)
- sweet-potato (1)
- turkey (1)
Mince pie cupcakes
These mince pie cupcakes are perfect festive treat and each cake is under 300 calories even with the brandy cream filling.
Gordon Ramsay’s beef Wellington
Gordon Ramsay's beef Wellington recipe looks impressive and takes just 20 mins to prep. Made with beef fillet, mushrooms, and readymade pastry...
By Gordon Ramsay Last updated
Maple roast gammon
Our syrupy maple roast gammon is a crowd-pleasing classic. It makes a great centrepiece of a festive feast and you can serve it warm straight from the oven, or cold, buffet-style.
By Sue McMahon Last updated
Gordon Ramsay's honey glazed ham
Gordon Ramsay's honey glazed ham recipe is a great staple as it can be served hot or cold. Whether served as a Christmas ham or Sunday lunch it's delicious
By Gordon Ramsay Published
Hairy Bikers' Yule log
This yule log is such a fab festive treat - it's so chocolatey and makes a great alternative to a classic Christmas pudding or as a Christmas eve treat
By Rosie Hopegood Last updated
Baileys no-bake cheesecake
Baileys no-bake cheesecake is delicious, easy to make and full of creamy cheese with a sweet liqueur flavour throughout. This has to be one of our favourite cheesecakes ever.
By Jessica Dady Published
Gordon Ramsay's honey-glazed carrots and parsnips
This honey-glazed carrots and parsnips recipe features golden parsnips and bright carrots, tossed with aromatic spices and sweet honey for a moreish side dish.
By Gordon Ramsay Published
Sage and onion stuffing
This classic sage and onion stuffing recipe is so easy to make yourself, and homemade stuffing tastes so much better than the packet version
By Jessica Dady Last updated
Creamy cauliflower soup
This creamy cauliflower soup is just how you want it to be - thick, velvety and delicious. Even better, it's only 160 calories per portion. It's one of our favourite ways to cook this beautiful year-round veg.
By Rose Fooks Published
Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's glazed baked ham & figs
Hugh says: There are few more spectacular things to put on a table than a whole ham on the bone glazed with an almost black crust of sugar and mustard. It deserves very special accompaniments: sweet, spicy poached figs cut the saltiness of the ham (and a
By GoodtoKnow Published