Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

Our best Christmas food recipes - 8 recipes

Chef Tips and Tricks

VIDEO: French Strawberry Mille Feuille

Ooo la la... This gorgeous French strawberry Mille Feuille will blow you away!!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 puff pastry
  • Strawberries
  • For the custard:
    - 3 Egg yolks
    - 3 cups milk
  • - 1/2 cup sugar
  • - 1/2 powdered sugar
    - 1 vanilla bean
  • For the whipped cream:
    -3 cups cold heavy whipping cream
    -1 vanilla bean
    -1/2 cup powdered sugar

METHOD

  1. Roll out the puff pastry and cut out rectangles (2 per cake).
  2. Bake for 10 minutes at 340° F.
  3. For the custard: simmer milk on low heat and add the vanilla bean. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar and powdered sugar. Incorporate the egg mixture into the milk, and let simmer for a few minutes until it thickens.
  4. For the whipped cream: combine the heavy cream and vanilla bean in a bowl mix. Add the powdered sugar, and whip until firm.
  5. Combine the custard and whipped cream to make whipped custard cream. 
  6. Refrigerate the whipped custard cream for one hour.
  7. Lay out the pastry rectangles, and use a piping bag to pipe out small peaks of whipped custard cream in rows. Alternate with rows of strawberries. 
  8. Layer and repeat. Dust with powdered sugar.
  9. Enjoy! 

Top rated Christmas food recipes

By

These bars were a staple at my work for Christmas 2013

  • Base:
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • softened
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mint chocolate chips
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • softened
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • Topping:
  • 8 ounces chocolate (dark
  • semisweet or milk)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • softened
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes
3.1/5 (217 Votes)

  Did you miss yesterday's holiday season funny story? Read it here!

122 shares

By

Warm up with this delicious, festive punch!

  • 700 ml Medium dry white wine (1 1/4 pints)
  • 2 Tablespoon Cherry liqueur
  • 2 Tablespoon Gin
  • 2 Tablespoon Caster sugar
  • 2 Teaspoon Blade mace (or 1/4 tsp ground mace)
  • Cocktail cherries and lemon slices (optional)
5/5 (24 Votes)

Did you miss YESTERDAY's joke? Read it here!

255 shares

By

Rich and meaty chili, but made with turkey

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1 (6oz) can tomato paste
  • divided
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper (seeded & finely chopped)
  • 3 cups chopped red onion (about 1 large)
  • 1 cup chopped seeded poblano peppers
  • 1 C chopped
  • stemmed red cherry peppers
  • 3 T minced garlic
  • 1 C apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 T hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 C Crushed tomatoes
  • 2(14.5-ounce) cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • undrained
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
5/5 (2 Votes)

By

Homemade gingerbread hot chocolate is the perfect Christmas drink! This gingerbread spice infused hot chocolate war

  • 2 cups Water
  • 1½ Cinnamon Sticks
  • 4 Whole Allspice Berries
  • 6 Whole Cloves
  • 5 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • Fresh Ginger (1.5inch long)
  • 1 cup Whipping Cream
  • 2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 4 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • Optional:
  • Gingerbread Syrup
  • optional to your taste
  • 1 tsp Gingerbread Spice Mix
  • optional – for sprinkling
  • 1 tbsp Superfine Sugar
5/5 (1 Votes)

Did you miss yesterday's joke? Read it here!  

94 shares

By

This homemade gingerbread spice mix is perfect for pancakes, muffins, quick breads or cookies

  • 2 tbsp Ground Ginger
  • 3 tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Allspice
  • ½ tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ tsp Ground Cardamom
  • 1 tsp Ground Cloves
5/5 (1 Votes)

By

Smoked salmon and spinach quiche

  • 1 9-inch Refrigerated Pie Crust
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Unsweetened Almond milk
  • 0.5 lb Smoked Salmon
  • chopped
  • 9 oz Frozen Spinach
  • thawed and drained completely
  • 2 oz Cream Cheese
  • softened
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
5/5 (1 Votes)

By

A very traditional Italian holiday and/or special occasion treat, always made at Christmas time, these little, ball...

  • 6 eggs (regular size)
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons canola oil
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon fresh orange zest
  • flour
  • for dusting
  • 1 quart canola oil (for frying)
  • 1 (1 lb) jar honey (clover or orange blossom)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange rind
  • 4 oz. slivered almonds
  • toasted
  • Tiny round
  • colored sprinkles for decorating
  • Chocolate chips or mini chocolate Chips
  • .
5/5 (1 Votes)

By

In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 lightly beaten egg
  • 3 T orange juice
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
5/5 (1 Votes)

Any burning questions? Our chefs answer!

Cutout Christmas Cookies Triple Peppermint Bars