From delicious chocolate cakes to amazing pavlovas to complete your festive feast, these are our picks of the best dessert recipes for you to try this Christmas...

Whether you’re planning Christmas desserts in advance or making a last minute pudding purchase, we’ve got a round up of the best festive puds you can make at home or nip out and buy in the shops! Don’t fill up on turkey, because you’ll want to leave room for these delicious Christmas desserts…

Buy from the shops

Perfect puddings straight from the shop shelf…

Extra Special Black Forest Alaskan Bombe


£5 Asda


Collection Christmas Bauble


£20, M&S


Lidl Deluxe with Love White Chocolate Cheesecake with BerriesBerry___White_Chocolate_Cheesecakes_CMYK

£3.49, Lidl


Mulled Cassis Mine Pies


£2.50, Sainsbury’s


Chocolate & Orange Choux Garland


£4.99, Iceland


Frozen Black Forest Roulade


£5, Tesco


Raspberry & Mascarpone Dome


£3.51, Morrisons


Sticky Toffee & Pecan Bundt Cake


£12, Sainsbury’s


Chocolate and Orange Melting Middle Pudding


£8, M&S


Tree Trunk Yule Log


£20, M&S

Make it yourself

These recipes are quick and easy to follow to make a delicious festive feast…

Malteser Christmas pudding 


The perfect, chocolatey alternative to a Christmas pud! Get the recipe here

Gold, frankincense and myrrh Sachertorte


This dessert is fit for a king. Expect rich, boozy goodness… Get the recipe here!

Sugar plum pomegranate glitter jellies


Looks like the sugar plum fairy will be paying a visit this Christmas. These individual desserts are a real treat! Get the recipe here.

Blueberry and limoncello trifle


A modern Mediterranean twist on a classic dessert. Get the recipe here.

Brilliant Baileys Ice Cream Bombe


Ready in 15 minutes, this Baileys ice cream bombe is a big hit over Christmas. Your taste buds will explode with delight. Find the recipe here.

Christmas Chocolate Cake Recipe


This rich delight will go down an absolute treat. Find the recipe here!

Chocolate Drizzle Wreath Cake


You might have a wreath on your door but did you think of making an edible one? This recipe is super easy and quick to make because of its special secret… Find the recipe here!

Hazelnut Mandarin Meringue Cake


This boozy dessert is the perfect cross between a pavlova and a cake. Find the recipe here

Disaronno Chocolate Roulade 


Chocolate is hard to resist, especially when it looks this good AND contains a cheeky tipple! Find the recipe here

Red Velvet Cake with a twist!


This is a red velvet cake with a difference…we used meringue instead of icing! Find the recipe here…

Berry Burst Vanilla Pavlova 


This show stopping pavlova will really impress your guests. Find the recipe here.