40 Christmas mash-up recipes
Get into the festive spirit with our Christmas bakes, drinks and desserts which mash-up popular festive flavours. Think sticky toffee Christmas pudding, eggnog custard tart, Baileys tiramisu trifle and more
Give your favourite bakes, desserts and drinks a Christmas makeover with our festive mash-up recipes. Impress the family with a three-tiered Baileys cake, satisfy dinner party guests with our sherry trifle cheesecake or bake a batch of gingerbread cupcakes to enjoy during the festive season.
Then check out more of our best Christmas baking recipes, Christmas desserts and Christmas cocktails, as well as our effortless Christmas entertaining ideas. Find out our Christmas buffet ideas and how to create effortless party food platters, or take a look at our no-cook Christmas entertaining ideas for festive recipes which don't involve using the oven. Looking for tablescaping inspiration? Discover our best Christmas table decorating ideas here.
Flavoured with ginger and a smooth buttercream dolloped over, these gingerbread cupcakes are the perfect bake for the festive season.
Flavoured with warming ginger and cinnamon, and filled with a lemony Lotus Biscoff cream, this makes an epic festive bake.
Check out this festive spin on fudge, flavoured with gingerbread and decorated with Christmas sprinkles. It's great for gifting, too.
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White chocolate fudge is jazzed up with Baileys to make it extra festive. It makes a great little sweet treat or edible gift as it keeps for up to a month in an airtight container.
What could be more irresistible than a brownie laced with Baileys and covered in an extra layer of dark chocolate fudge?
Make a batch of sophisticated cupcakes infused with Baileys. Add another splash to the buttercream for extra flavour.
Take your blondies up a notch with this festive twist, where a white chocolate Baileys ganache gives a boozy, festive boost.
We've added a splash of booze and morello cherries to this classic Christmas treat, and topped with buttery crumble for extra luxury.
These blondies feature a festive sprinkling of cranberry flavour and a swirl of decadent cheesecake filling.
Edd Kimber's Christmas-inspired eggnog custard tart is a clever twist on the classic.
Far lighter than a standard Christmas pudding but with a seasonal eggnog flavour, this makes a great alternative if you're looking to switch things up.
This is a fantastic make-ahead dessert featuring a mash-up of gingerbread and chocolate mousse. If you don't want to make your own, simply buy ready-made mini gingerbread men.
Expand your Christmas repertoire with this comfort food festive mash-up. Use up left-over mincemeat – jarred or homemade – for extra flavour.
This stunning cake is a glorious combination of chocolate and mint that makes an excellent dessert for a festive party.
This three-tiered beauty is rich with dark chocolate and Baileys, perfect for an impressive Christmas dessert.
This ice cream mash-up is perfect as an accompaniment for your Christmas puds, plus, it requires just four ingredients to make.
Try this easy festive tiffin, packed with Irish cream liqueur, three types of chocolate, shortbread and Christmassy marschino cherries. Who wouldn't be happy to unwrap this?
This luxurious festive bake blends white chocolate with Baileys. It's easy to make and requires very little effort – prepare it next time you host a dinner party.
Treat someone special this Christmas with these melt-in-the-mouth chocolate truffles with a boozy Baileys kick.
A perfect alternative to your Christmas pudding, turn you hand to making this epic pavlova.
Our irresistible yule log recipe is flavoured with dark chocolate and Baileys cream, dusted with a snow drift of icing sugar.
Check out our stunning trifle mash-up, with boozy Baileys, chocolate swiss roll and lightly whipped cream with espresso. Make this luxurious dessert for an impressive centrepiece at your Christmas Day feast.
This tiramisu recipe combines creamy Baileys with soft sponge fingers, strong coffee and sweet almond liqueur to make a fun wintertime dessert.
Two ingredients that make for an utterly irresistible cheesecake, this recipe is perfect for serving at dinner parties.
Impress your family with our stunning black forest meringue tower. This gorgeous Christmas dessert is filled with dark chocolate ganache, boozy cherries and mascarpone cream.
This festive take on a lemon cheesecake is sweet yet sharp. Pour the chocolate over just before you take it to the table for a glossy look.
A clever way to use up left-over Christmas pudding – add it to ice cream! This four-ingredient hybrid also comes laced with brandy or rum, making for the perfect winter pud.
Serve up to 16 decadent slices of this impressive Christmas Day dessert, mixing crunchy speculoos biscuits with creamy biscuit spread and lightly whipped cream.
A nostalgic pud with a modern twist, check out this cheesecake twist on a classic trifle.
Take your love of cheesecake to the next level with these fun and original black forest cheesecake bombs. If you're looking for something different to serve after turkey and roasties, make a few of these.
Make our espresso panna cotta for a silky smooth Christmas dessert with a boost of espresso syrup.
Check out our mini winter puddings flavoured with mulled wine for an extra Christmassy hit.
Sticky toffee pudding is a firm favourite, so we've added ginger to the sponge for even more warmth and spice, which everyone enjoys at Christmas time.
Level up your trifle this Christmas with a hit of ginger. This creamy trifle with rum cardamom custard is the perfect sweet hit to finish your Christmas Day feast.
Celeste Wong's guide ensures you make the perfect version of this classic winter coffee, including how to make your own gingerbread syrup.
Warm up with this creamy latte version of eggnog, made with eggnog or advocaat, milk, espresso and a pinch of nutmeg for dusting.
Swap cocoa powder for Nutella in this festive twist on hot chocolate, then top with cream for extra luxury.
If you thought hot chocolate couldn't get any better, try adding creamy Baileys and aromatic cinnamon. It creates the most decadent festive drink.
Irish whiskey cream liqueur works a treat with coffee, balancing the bitterness of the beans with its silky creaminess. Recreate this caffeinated hot drink for the festive season.
Turn that bottle of Baileys into an epic evening cocktail, complete with coffee liqueur, vodka and double cream.