Holidays are the best time to deviate from your diet. With all the festive cheer in the air, who needs to while away the time counting calories anyway? This collection of recipes, courtesy of Baking Ginger, is a sinfully sweet extravaganza guaranteed to hit all the right spots. Arm yourself with some essential Le Creuset pieces and try your hand at baking these decadent delights!
This majestic tiered cake, filled with cream cheese icing and topped with sparkling cranberries, would make the perfect centrepiece for any Christmas table.
CINNAMON CRÈME BRULEE
There’s nothing more satisfying than cracking through the top layer of a beautifully made crème brûlée, and dipping into the soft layer that lies beneath the sugar-encrusted shell.
RED VELVET CUPCAKES
Their signature red colour, topped with delicate swirls of cream cheese icing, makes these moist cupcakes a luxurious favourite.
SALTED CARAMEL POPCORN
A sticky, crunchy snack, irresistible to kids and adults alike. This generous pot of popcorn is ideal for a New Year’s Eve party.
OLD FASHIONED LEMON MERINGUE
Vintage and zesty, this pie is an easy choice for Christmas lunch. A tart lemony filling is topped off with stiff, shiny peaks of meringue.
This dream of a dessert is a light Italian classic. Combine coffee, chocolate and mascarpone cheese for a creamy and simply exquisite Tiramisu.
WHITE CHOCOLATE & RASPBERRY CHEESECAKES
An indulgent recipe to make your guests swoon. Add a little summer flavour by topping the cheesecakes with white chocolate and raspberries for a burst of flavour.
CHERRY ICE CREAM
It’s always a good idea to have a batch of homemade ice cream in the freezer for when the days are simply too hot. This treat is refreshingly creamy and fruity, perfect to enjoy around the pool.
WHITE CHOCOLATE & CRANBERRY COOKIES
There’s nothing about these lusciously sweet cookies that isn’t wonderful. The red of the cranberries add a great holiday feel to the cookie tray.
Recipes and images courtesy of Baking Ginger.