Are you keen to DIY Christmas gifts this year? Not only is it a good way to spend less, but the thought and time that’s gone into making the homemade Christmas gifts will mean so much to the recipient. From jams to biscuits, White Christmas to rum balls, find great ideas for edible Christmas gifts below.
These smoky spiced macadamias are great for snacking and add a crunchy burst of flavour to sprinkle over salads. They make great gifts too, packed up into jars or cellophane bags.
Perfect as a festive season gift or special treat, these buttery shortbread rise to new heights with the pairing of vanilla and cinnamon.
These nuts are great for snacking and add a crunchy burst of flavour to sprinkle over salads. They make great gifts too, packed up into jars or cellophane bags.
The classic sweet treat that pleases adults and children alike – deliciously chewy almond nougat.
A Christmas favourite. These can be stored in the fridge for up to one month.
Technically, the rocky road will last for two weeks stored in an airtight container, but realistically it won’t last that long – it’s simply too irresistible!
So much to love about shortbread.
The use of rice flour gives shortbread a more delicate texture.
Wouldn’t be the festive season without a plate of this!
Is your lemon tree full to the brim?
That’s my jam!
These gingerbread gift boxes are an adorable (and edible) way to package up any sweet treat. Go all out this Christmas and whip up a bunch for dessert.
A classic festive dessert, this beautiful white chocolate Christmas slice is packed full of the sweetness of dried fruit and the crunch of fresh nuts. Wrap in coloured cellophane for a thoughtful gift.
The ideal homemade gift.
Teaming sweet flavours with salt is not a new discovery, but in recent years the combination of salt and caramel has worked its way from the culinary elite to mainstream tastes. And a good thing, too.
Nougat recipes often require candy thermometers and exact cooking temperatures; this cranberry and nut version is much simpler. It also has a pretty stained glass effect and makes a lovely gift.
Create these gorgeous Christmas tree shaped shortbreads to leave out for Santa, gift to friends and family or just to get you into the festive spirit.
Treats don’t get much more festive!
Edible gift tag cookies are an adorable way to personalise your presents this Christmas – but perhaps wait until Christmas Day to attach them to your gifts.
You can’t go past these super-sweet, picture-perfect rosewater and raspberry meringues! They are the perfect balance of sweet, tart and floral. Enjoy a couple with cream or ice-cream for a beautiful dessert.
Buttery and fluffy, these red velvet cupcakes adorned with silky smooth vanilla or peppermint frosting are heavenly.
You could use any Christmas cookie cutter to make these biscuits, but angels and snowflakes work the best.
Perfect for gifts.