Edible Gift Ideas for the Festive Season
Gifting a loved one something delicious and homemade is truly a special way to show how much you appreciate them. This holiday season, instead of going out and buying something, spend some time in the kitchen baking or cooking something delicious and personalised for a friend or family member. They will be so appreciative and love that you went the extra mile. We’ve rounded up some edible gifts that would make someone very happy this festive season.
Shortbread Gift Ideas
Shortbread is a classic Christmas tradition. We’ve played around with some fun variations on the classic recipe that are easy to make and make for stunning gifts.
Turkish Delight & Olive Oil Shortbread
A pretty and sophisticated spin on a classic shortbread cookie. The addition of dried rose petals really contribute to the
Greek Almond Shortbread
Scrumptious buttery biscuits traditionally cooked at Christmas.
A quirky riff on the classic. The bacon adds a delicious umami flavour. Whoever gets gifted these will be a happy chap.
Classic for a reason — you can’t go wrong with the original.
Vanilla & Almond Shortbread
This shortbread is so easy to make and is a classic festive season gift.
Buttery Pistachio & Almond Biscuits
This is a LCHF take on regular shortbread. It is so rich and nutty – you only need one biscuit to curb any sweet craving.
Fruit Mince Macarons
This festive twist on a macaron is filled with cream cheese and fruit mince – it may just give the old mince pie a run for its money!
Candy Cane Meringues
Spread the Christmas cheer with these pops of colour.
Sweet Sauces & Condiments
These berries get a little bit of an attitude by adding some brandy. Delicious served over ice cream or with cream and easily jarred.
Salted Caramel Sauce
Make someone very happy with a jar of this molten goodness!
Easy Lemon Curd
A zingy curd that is perfect dolloped onto fresh scones or used to fill a cake or cupcakes.
Vodka Chilli Butterscotch Sauce
Serve warm drizzled over ice-cream, apple crumble, or char-grilled bananas.
There is something about receiving chocolate as a gift that truly makes you feel special. Instead of going the store bought route, why not try your hand at one of these recipes?
There is nothing that hits the sweet spot like a piece of fudge. This yummy dark chocolate version is to-die-for!
Chocolate Cheesecake in a Jar
This is perfect as a chocolatey gift for any occasion. Make it with love!
This Millionaire gingerbread has the perfect balance of spicy ginger flavour, sweet caramel and bitter chocolate.
Dipped & Dusted Chocolate Orange Gin-infused Truffles
These choc-orange gin-infused truffles are rich and decadent and make for a beautiful gift!
Chocolate Orange Dipped Madeleines
Imagine how pleased you’d be opening up a box of these on Christmas Day? They won’t last till lunch!
Homemade Dark Chocolate Slab
This homemade version of a chocolate slab is rich and you can have fun with the wrapping.
Savoury Gift Ideas
Many people don’t have a sweet tooth, so these savoury gift ideas won’t make them feel left out of the festivities.
Red Onion & Tomato Jam Jar
This savoury jam is super versatile, great for leftover roast beef sandwiches on boxing day.
Bacon & Beer Jam
This is such a treat and a delicious addition to a festive cheeseboard.
Mandarin Marmalade Relish
This savoury marmalade is a bittersweet treat that’s addictive, easy to make and tastes great on anything. Our fav is with mature cheddar.
A very delectable prego sauce recipe– perfect for those burger nights.
Lemon & Rocket Pesto
A delicious homemade pesto that is good drizzled on literally anything!
Recipe for Lemon & Rocket Pesto
Crispy Pickles Three Ways
Pretty as a picture and they last forever! The perfect gift.
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