There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit then with a bit of festive baking…
Christmas is the perfect opportunity to get stuck into some baking, after all, who doesn’t enjoy indulging in a sweet treat come the festive season? We’ve come up with some delicious Christmas baking recipes inspired by seasonal flavours like cranberry, orange, mixed spice, and of course chocolate, to give you some inspiration for this year’s celebrations.
Read on to get the recipes, but be warned, hunger and mouth-watering may ensue…
Going through the festive season without tucking into a mince pie at least once could be considered criminal. We have ready-to-eat organic mince pies available in our Christmas shop, however, if you’re feeling creative in the cooking department, we have a cracker of a recipe for you.
Our traditional mince pie recipe features our Nature’s Energy organic mincemeat, juicy, jammy, and delicious, taken up a notch by adding extra orange zest and apple for a super fruity flavour. Make your own shortcrust pastry with this super easy recipe and revel in the delight of biting into your own homemade mince pie.
Image: Make your own mince pies this Christmas!
Whilst the go to option to for a Christmas dessert has to be the good old Christmas pudding, a yule log can be an even tastier option.
Making our Classic yule log recipe might prove a bit trickier than buying one in, but the pay-off is worth it. A rich chocolatey sponge rolled up with fluffy whipped double cream and finished off with a thick layer of decadent chocolate ganache icing, what could top that? For an added touch of Christmas magic, substitute out the classic double cream for our Ivy Farm brandy double cream or champagne and amaretto double cream… delish!
Being able to put a festive spin on tried and tested baking recipes is one of the reasons we love Christmas baking so much. This year we’ve taken a beloved brownie and standard shortbread recipe and sprinkled them with some Eversfield Organic festive cheer to share with you at home.
Our chocolate orange brownie recipe uses organic dark chocolate and the zest and juice of organic oranges to create an unmatched burst of festive flavour in every bite. Fudgy and moreish, you’ll be coming back for more with this one! Serve with a generous dollop of organic clotted cream or brandy butter for utter brownie bliss.
Image: Who can say no to a brownie, especially at Christmas time?
Christmas cookies are an essential, whether you’re munching on them yourself or leaving them out for Santa with a glass of milk come Christmas Eve, our Christmas cookie recipe is the one to go to.
Packed full of flavour with organic mixed spice and zesty notes of orange, this shortbread-based biscuit recipe is quick and easy, making it perfect for little ones to get involved too.
Of course, baking isn’t exclusively about the sweet stuff, savoury bakes can be just as tasty, especially for those with less of a sweet tooth. Using some of our favourite savoury flavour combinations, we’ve come up with an absolutely delectable bake for you to make and enjoy this Christmas… Our cranberry, bacon and brie pastry parcel recipe.
Our Organic Baking Range
To meet all your baking needs this Christmas our online farm shop is stocked full of organic baking supplies from organic baking powder to plain flour, free range organic eggs to sugar, we even have completely organic cake mixes, if you don’t have as much time on your hands as you’d like to be baking this Christmas.