The Christmas holidays are a great time to have a bit of creative fun in the kitchen. There are plenty of deliciously adorable festive treat ideas to choose from but we’ve put together a list of our 12 absolute favourites to inspire you this year!
1. Christmas cutter treats
Our lovely Christmas cutters are brilliant for making tasty festive cookies and biscuits but they can also be used for other fun treats! Fill them up with gooey warm fudge and make brownies or use them to make festive shaped pancakes for a lovely Christmas breakfast surprise!
2. Mini gingerbread houses
These adorable gingerbread houses are the perfect festive companion to cups of tea over the cold winter months. Once baked and built, you can decorate the adorable houses by piping on pretty patterns using icing coloured with the Colour Splash gels. Bliss!
Recipe: Cake Time
3. Upside-down Christmas tree cones
Add a pop of colour to the festivities with these tasty Christmas trees! All these fun-filled treats call for are wafer cones, cookie dough, lollipop sticks and some colourful decorations so they’re a great way to get the kids involved.
Recipe: Coupon Clipping Cook
4. Marshmallow snowmen
Because who doesn’t like marshmallows?! These adorable snowmen inspired marshmallow treats are perfect for serving at festive parties and great fun to both make and eat! Choose from marshmallow pops, cupcakes or cookies, or serve a snowman themed spread and make all 3.
5. Rudolph cupcakes
Christmas cupcakes are an absolute must over the holidays so these cute Rudolph treats are sure to go down well with all! All you need are chocolate cupcakes baked in some festive cases, topped with pretzels, biscuits, M&Ms and our black Colour Splash edible pen to dot the eyes. Simples!
Recipe: With Sprinkles On Top
6. Christmas pudding biscuits
If you want to leave Santa cookies with a difference then these sparkling Christmas pudding make the perfect gift! These glistening bakes may ooze glamour but they’re surprisingly simple to bake – check out the recipe here!
7. Christmas tree Rice Krispie cakes
Looking to make Rice Krispie cakes with a difference? These green tree Krispie cakes are fantastic for serving at parties, bake sales or as a fun treat on Christmas Day. Use our leaf green Colour Splash gel to achieve a really pretty bold green shade.
Recipe: Omg Chocolate Desserts
8. Robin teacakes
These adorable rockin’ robin teacakes are perfect for adding a festive twist to the ever-popular chocolate treats. All the decorating ingredients can be found on our website so just follow this simple recipe and find out how to make your own!
9. Gelatine snow globe cupcakes
We just can’t get enough of these awesome snow globe cupcakes! These super creative treats are fantastic fun to make and a sure-fire way to give your cupcakes the wow factor this Christmas! Create the impressive glass-like globes using leaf gelatine and enclose around some Christmas cake toppers for lovely festive touch.
10. Reindeer chocolate marshmallows
These adorable chocolate coated reindeer marshmallows make a brilliant Christmas party treat for kids and adults alike! Easy to make and oh-so delicious, they’re bound to go down a treat – simply pop them on some of our lollipop sticks and serve!
Recipe: Make n Mold
11. Snowmen doughnuts
These doughnuts make an easy yet impressive little treat idea that the kids can help out with. Simply buy some jam filled doughnuts from the store, pipe on a carrot nose using our orange Colour Splash gel and add some chocolate chips for the eyes and mouth! Yum yum.
Recipe: Cupcake Diaries
12. Cornflake wreath cakes
And last but by no means least, these colourful cornflake cakes are shaped into traditional Christmas wreaths that not only look amazing but taste it too! Achieve the perfect wreath colour with our Forest Green gel and simply add our festive red pearls for the berries.