Holidays & Occasions

Start off the New Year with a celebration, then wow your Valentine with romantic cupcakes, before it's time for every chocolate lover's favourite holiday, Easter. Maybe you'll get spooky and kooky for Halloween with ghoulish cupcakes and then indulge in the ultimate foodie holiday, Christmas. Whatever you decide to make, you'll love this collection of simple and easy recipes for all occasions.

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All holiday recipes

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Men

Rich, buttery and absolutely adorable, these chocolate chip shortbread men are a must-have on your Christmas baking list! Made with a classic, three-ingredient recipe and packed full of chocolate chips, they’re great fun to make with little ones and are a delicious alternative to gingerbread men. Go on, give them a try!

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Mini Chocolate Yule Logs

These mini chocolate Yule logs are the cutest way to enjoy cake over Christmas. Learn how to make these super easy festive treats, that the kids will enjoy helping to make too! With the lightest of chocolate sponges and a whipped chocolate cream filling encased in a chocolate ganache coating, decorated with homemade fondant holly leaf decorations; they are great alternative to mince pies!

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Christmas Pudding Ice Cream

Move over brandy butter, this Christmas Pudding Ice Cream is everything you need to accompany your festive treats this holiday season. Chunks of rich Christmas pudding and fruit mincemeat are swirled through a spiced ice cream, and don’t forget the brandy. It’s the taste of Christmas with every lick!

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White Chocolate Gingerbread Biscotti

These dipped gingerbread white chocolate biscotti are so pretty decorated with festive sprinkles. The quick and easy to make cookie dough has a light gingerbread flavour and is studded with white chocolate chunks. With the perfect crunch, they make great Christmas cookie gifts or why not just keep them for yourself and dunk in your morning coffee

Christmas Cinnamon Buns

These easy Christmas cinnamon buns are the festive breakfast you’ve been looking for! Soft, fluffy and are ready in one hour, they’re filled with a festive fruit mincemeat, cinnamon sugar and drizzled with a classic cream cheese glaze. And as there’s no yeast and no proving, they’re the perfect Christmas morning bake as you unwrap gifts!

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Chocolate Peppermint Swiss Roll

This chocolate peppermint swiss roll is to-die-for! All the best festive flavours are wrapped up in one super easy dessert. With a fun candy cane inspired peppermint cream filling, wrapped up inside a rich and fluffy chocolate roll cake, and coated with a glossy chocolate ganache, it’s perfect for Christmas! #swissroll

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Gingerbread Chocolate Tart

This gingerbread chocolate tart is a beautiful dessert for your Christmas day table that will wow your guests and it’s easy to make too. A spiced chocolate ganache filling sits inside a beautiful crisp gingerbread pastry case, decorated on top with whipped cream, gingerbread men and festive sprinkles.

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Black Forest Brownie Cookie Sandwich

Bringing together the perfect combo of cherry, chocolate and cream, these Black Forest brownie cookie sandwiches are the perfect indulgent chocolate treat for any occasion. Easy to make and just as easy to eat; they are decadent, delicious and have to resist!

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Halloween Oreo Bat Cupcakes

Spooky, cute and delicious, these Halloween Oreo Bat Cupcakes are perfect for trick or treaters on the spookiest night of the year. These adorable Oreo bats sit on top of a light and fluffy cupcake and the creamiest Oreo buttercream. They’re easy and great fun to make with kids!

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No Bake Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

One bite of this decadently delicious triple chocolate cheesecake and there’s no going back! With an Oreo base, white, milk and dark chocolate cheesecake layers and a glossy chocolate ganache, this really is chocolate heaven. And to make it even better, it’s easy to make and no bake so no faffing with water-baths. Ready to try it?

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No Bake Tiramisu Cheesecake

Delicious and decadent, this no bake tiramisu cheesecake gives a twist your favourite Italian dessert. With coffee soaked sponge fingers, covered in a rich creamy mascarpone filling, sat on top of a chocolate biscuit base; every bite is total yumminess! And the best thing, it’s super easy to make!

Crunchie Rocky Road

Crunchie Rocky Road

This decadent Crunchie Rocky Road is truly one of the easiest treats that you can make. Stuffed full of Digestive biscuits, marshmallows, cherries, honeycomb pieces and Crunchie chunks, it’s a fun treat for everyone all year round!

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Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream – No Churn

Rich, creamy and delicious strawberry cheesecake ice cream jam packed with strawberries, cheesecake and shortcake biscuits – it’s everything we love about cheesecake! Make it in minutes, this no churn recipe is super easy and you don’t need an ice cream machine. Perfect all year round, it’s not just for summer.

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Jammie Dodger Blondies

Perfectly fudgy Jammie Dodger Blondies, with a delicious sweet, caramel taste and packed full of white chocolate chips, shortbread biscuit chunks, swirled with fruity raspberry jam. These blondies are super easy to make and are a sure to be a hit with kids and adults. They are simply irresistible!

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Caramilk Fudge Cake

Nothing beats a rich, moist fudge cake, and this Caramilk Fudge Cake takes it to the next level. With a melt in your mouth caramelised white chocolate sponge, topped with a Caramilk chocolate ganache frosting; this is the perfect cake for Caramilk lovers everywhere! A quick, no-fuss recipe that takes just 15 minutes to make.

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Mini Egg Milkshake

Smooth and creamy, this Mini Egg Milkshake is an indulgent Easter treat that hits all the spots. Combining ice cream, Cadbury Mini Eggs, milk and chocolate sauce, you can whizz up a glass in a few minutes and get stuck in. It’s so good, you’ll be making them all year round. It’s also the perfect way to use up any leftover Easter chocolate.

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Raspberry Eton Mess

With layers of crispy meringue, vanilla whipped cream, raspberries, black cherries and topped with honey Cornflake clusters, this Raspberry Eton Mess has everything! A twist on a true British classic, this dessert is easy to make and perfect for all occasions.

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Mini Egg Cookies

Thick, soft and packed full of chocolate, these Mini Egg cookies are what Easter baking is all about. With brown sugar cookie dough, white chocolate chunks and everyone’s favourite Easter treat, Mini Eggs, the first bite will take you to cookie heaven. Don’t forget to grab Mini Eggs while you can for all year round baking!

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Chocolate Fudge Cake

Super easy and quick to make, this chocolate fudge cake is my go-to recipe when I need a last minute, decadent showstopper. It’s so versatile you can make it for any and every occasion. Slathered with a chocolate fudge frosting, this cake is definitely for chocolate lovers with a wicked sweet tooth.

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Baileys Ice Cream – No Churn

Smooth and creamy, this no churn Baileys ice cream is absolutely delicious and super easy to make. A boozy, decadent treat packed full of Baileys chocolate wafer pieces its perfect for Irish cream lovers any time of year.

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Christmas Tray Bake Cake

If traditional Christmas cake doesn’t rock your boat, then check out this light and fluffy Christmas tray bake cake! Packed full of festive flavour it’s easy to make, easy to decorate and perfect for slicing into bite-size pieces for holiday entertaining.

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Rocky Road Christmas Pudding

Whether you’re a Christmas Pud lover or hater, you’re guaranteed to get a wow when you bring the this no-bake rocky road Christmas pudding to the table. This festive sweet treat is packed with crunchy biscuits, squishy marshmallows and plump, juicy fruit, it’s the perfect end to a holiday feast!

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Mince Pie Brownies

Ready to take your festive bakes to the next level? Then look no further than these seriously decadent mince pie brownies. Check out those layers of sweet pastry and fudgy brownie packed with sweet fruit mincemeat, all topped off with the creamiest brandy buttercream frosting. Whether you’re a mince pie lover or hater, these brownies are sure to be a hit!

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Puff Pastry Christmas Tree

Let me show you the most incredibly easy, show-stopping festive dessert you’ll ever make, a Puff Pastry Christmas Tree! With just 3 ingredients, 10 minutes and hardly any effort, you’ll be serving up the ultimate tear and share dessert to wow your family.

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Easy Shortcrust Mince Pies

Leave out Santa’s favourite Christmas Eve treat this year, with these simple and easy to make shortcrust mince pies. A family recipe that’s been a firm favourite for 40 years. Perfect for festive parties, with a cup of tea or delivering gifts on cold winter’s evenings!

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Rice Krispie Pumpkins

How cute are these Rice Krispie Pumpkins and they’re super easy to make. They take just 5 minutes and use a few simple ingredients. They’re perfect for Halloween treats or even Thanksgiving gifts. Such a fun little Halloween trick or treat to make with little ones!

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Gingerbread Rocky Road

This gingerbread rocky road is the easiest and quickest recipe ever! Just a few simple ingredients and five minutes is all you need to make the most delicious rocky road. Perfect for holiday treats, festive gifts or tea time nibbles. Go on get stuck in!

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Mini Chocolate Rolls

Once you’ve made these mini chocolate rolls, you’ll never go back to store-brought ones again. Light as a feather chocolate sponge with a sweet, vanilla cream filling and enrobed in a dark chocolate glaze, they really are the star of the show.

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Sticky Toffee Bundt Cake

Sweet and moist this sticky toffee bundt cake is a deliciously easy twist on a classic British dessert. With date infused cake and an insanely delicious toffee sauce drizzled all over for pure decadence, this easy bundt cake recipe is bound to be a hit with the family whatever the occasion.

Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings

Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings

Let the festive baking begin with these festive Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings. Easy to make, they are a fun Christmas recipe to make with kids. Ready in no time, they make great last minute treats or a cute handmade Christmas gift to share with family and friends.

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Halloween Pumpkin Cake

If you’re looking for the perfect spooky treat then this fun and delicious Halloween Pumpkin cake, bursting with sweets and candy, is the ultimate trick or treat dessert. Rich, chocolate bundt cakes frosted with smooth and creamy vanilla buttercream, this easy decorate cake recipe is sure to impress the spookiest trick or treaters!

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No Bake Cadburys Chocolate Cheesecake

Full of creamy Cadbury Dairy Milk, this no bake Chocolate Finger cheesecake is the perfect dessert for chocoholics! Just 15 minutes to prepare and with a super easy chocolate ganache topping, it’s absolutely irresistible you’ll be making it again and again. The only question is who gets the last chocolate finger biscuit?

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Lemon White Chocolate Cupcakes

Moist, fluffy and bursting with zingyness these lemon white chocolate cupcakes are a lemon lover’s dream! Filled with a zesty lemon curd and topped with an incredible smooth and creamy buttercream, you’ll love the refreshing citrus flavour in every bite.

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Jaffa Cake Cupcakes

Deliciously easy and fun to make, you’re going to love these Jaffa Cake Cupcakes, they’re the perfect treat for any occasion. Fluffy, zesty cupcakes, filled with an orange marmalade and topped with a smooth and creamy orange chocolate buttercream frosting. The only question is who will you share them with?

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Lemon Raspberry Scones

Light and fluffy, packed with fresh raspberries and zesty lemon, these lemon raspberry scones are a twist on a true classic and make the ultimate tea-time treat. Piled high with jam, lemon curd, raspberry jam and clotted cream, they are super easy to make and can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Trust me, you’ll want to make this foolproof recipe for homemade English scones over and over again.

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Raspberry Oreo Brownies

Thick, fudgy and devilishly rich, these raspberry Oreo brownies are the perfect slice of chocolate heaven! Stuffed with layers of Oreo chunks and fresh raspberries, one slice is never enough. Deliciously easy, this brownie batter is a one-bowl delight, so there’s less washing up. Tempted?

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Easy Malteser Fudge

Take just five minutes and three ingredients, and you can make this easy Malteser fudge. Perfectly smooth and utterly delicious, all you need is chocolate, condensed milk and everyone’s favourite chocolate malt balls! It’s completely fool proof, you’ll be making it over and over again!

Kinder Bueno Brownies

Kinder Bueno Brownies

Rich, fudgy and deliciously easy; these Kinder Bueno brownies need to go straight to the top of your must bake list! Packed full of Kinder chocolate chunks and Bueno pieces with a chocolate hazelnut filling; you’re going to find them absolutely irresistible!

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Summer Berry Meringue Roulade

Light yet decadent, this summer berry meringue roulade is the perfect dessert combo that just can’t be beaten! Perfect meringue, crisp on the outside and marshmallow in the middle, wrapped around a whipped cream filling with a quick berry curd and beautiful, bright fruit. It’s one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make!

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Carrot Tray Bake Cake

Sweet, moist and flavourful, this is the best carrot tray bake cake! Packed full of fresh carrots, juicy sultanas and a touch of cinnamon, its a quick and easy single-layer bake. And topped with a no-fail cream cheese frosting, it’s a great dessert for picnic lunches or afternoon tea treats.