Christmas Pudding Ideas – That Aren’t Christmas Pudding!

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Christmas isn’t a magical Christmas without tasty desserts and puddings. We have put together 5 delicious dessert ideas perfect to prepare ahead with your family over the festive season. Are you ready to impress your guests? We are sure they won’t be able to resist these desserts!

  1. Chocolate Fondants With Salted Caramel

Chocolate Fondants With Salted Caramel

Who doesn’t love a chocolate fondant with salted caramel? A good chocolate fondant is hot with a meltingly soft centre, but is it easy to prepare? Families tend to avoid baking this dessert due to the difficulties of the melting caramel, but it’s much simpler to make than it sounds.

You’ll be able to impress your guests with very little effort by preparing the fondant the night before. It will only take 20 minutes to bake and 6 minutes in the oven to reheat.


  • Unsalted butter
  • Cocoa for dusting
  • Dark chocolate
  • Vanilla extract
  • Eggs
  • Egg yolks
  • Golden caster sugar
  • Plain flour
  • salted caramel sauce

Find a great recipe for it on Olive Magazine

  1. Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Involving children while the preparation of your Christmas party is a great idea to have a fantastic Christmas atmosphere. You can decorate these easy velvet cupcakes with buttercream and the topping of your choice. They’re super-simple to make and taste incredibly good!


  • Cake flour
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Baking Soda
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Egg
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Distilled White Vinegar
  • Red Food Colouring
  • Oil
  • Buttermilk

Find the full recipe here

  1. Minced Pies

Minced Pies Recipe

If you always buy readymade mince pies from the closest store, you must try preparing them yourself. Once you try homemade mince pies, you will never buy them again.

They are so delicious that we recommend doubling the ingredients to make twice of mince pies. You won’t regret it and your family and friends will appreciate it!


  • Jar mincemeat
  • Satsumas
  • Apple
  • Lemon
  • Icing sugar

For the pastry

  • Plain flour
  • Unsalted butter
  • Caster sugar
  • Egg

Find the best minced pie recipe on BBC Good Food

  1. Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread men is another perfect cooking recipe for children! They will enjoy making, decorating and eating these biscuits. You can make the simple dough, roll it out and then let your children do the rest of the work. Also, you can personalise each gingerbread man with different decoration and make a lovely homemade Christmas present.


  • Plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • Salt
  • Bicarbonate of soda
  • Ground ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Unsalted butter
  • Soft brown sugar
  • Golden syrup

Find the full recipe on BBC Good Food

  1. Colin The Caterpillar Cake
Colin The Caterpillar Cake


If you don’t have time for baking this Christmas, M&S Colin the Caterpillar cakes is always a winning option! You can personalise your own cake to include a Christmas note or choose different sizes of cakes. Other supermarkets have their own version of this such as the Roddy the Reindeers from ASDA.

Christmas is the perfect excuse to eat as much cakes and desserts as you want. However, you can always have a chance to prepare healthy desserts so you can still enjoy the pleasures of Christmas in a healthiest way.

So, if you’re creating a number of different homemade desserts discover our assorted designs of dishwasher and microwave safe name labels to keep your pudding creations separated, letting your guests knowing what they are. We have a variety of fun themed name tags your children will absolutely love, from iron-on, stick-on to woven labels, we have a label for everything!

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