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Find Your New Favourite Christmas Dinner Recipe

A chocolate pudding oozes rich sauce. A golden scotch egg is cut open to reveal a perfectly runny yolk. Cheese melts over a plump juicy burger. You’ve seen the ads; it’s fair to say M&S know what they’re talking about when it comes to food. This is why we’ve turned to them for inspiration on cooking the perfect Christmas dinner.

This is not just a blog post. This is an M&S Christmas dinner recipes blog post.

Roast Pheasant With Stuffing And Port Sauce

Not a fan of turkey? Some people find it dry and uninspiring. Why not try succulent roast pheasant instead?

Stuffed Roast Pheasant Christmas Recipe
You’ll need:

  • Bacon wrapped pheasants
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Chicken stock
  • Port
  • Juniper berries
  • Prunes
  • Sage
  • Garlic & onions
  • Butter & olive oil

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Chestnuts

Okay so Brussels sprouts are not everyone’s favourite part of the Christmas meal, but you can change that! How? With bacon!

Stir Fried Brussels Sprouts With Bacon And Chestnuts
You’ll need:

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Streaky bacon
  • Chestnuts
  • Onion
  • Butter
  • Salt & pepper

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Pork, Sage, Chestnut and Apple Stuffing

It’s not Christmas dinner without some stuffing. With sage, apple and chestnuts in it this stuffing it very Christmassy indeed!

Pork Sage Chestnut And Apple Stuffing
You’ll need:

  • Pork sausage meat
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Sage
  • Chestnuts
  • Apple
  • Onion
  • Butter
  • Salt & pepper

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Giant Lattice Topped Mince Pie

A traditional Christmas classic… with a hefty twist! M&S recommend their delectable fig, hazelnut and orange mincemeat here, but you can substitute it with homemade mincemeat if you make your own.

Giant Lattice Topped Mince Pie
You’ll need:

  • Short crust pastry
  • Mincemeat
  • Fresh figs and orange
  • Milk
  • Marzipan
  • Cointreau or Amaretto
  • Icing sugar

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Fig and Sloe Gin Trifle

Ah trifle. A classic Christmas dessert beloved by families everywhere. But if you want your family dessert to be a trifle fruity this year you could have just found your new favourite recipe.

Fig And Sloe Gin Trifle
You’ll need:

  • Madeira cake
  • Cream
  • Vanilla custard
  • Caster sugar & honey
  • Fresh figs
  • Sloe gin & Sloe Gin Fizz
  • Spices: Star anise, vanilla & thyme
  • Egg white
  • Hazlenuts
  • Gelatine leaves

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Caramelised Clementine Upside-down Cake

Looking for something a bit different to serve after Christmas dinner? How about this Christmas take on pineapple upside-down cake with caramelised clementines instead?

Caramelised Clementine Upside Down Cake
You’ll need:

  • Butter, sugar, eggs & flour (the classic cake quartet)
  • Clementines (and optionally cranberries)
  • Baking powder
  • Muscavado sugar & honey
  • Vanilla extract
  • Crème fraîche

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Spiced Hot Chocolate With Whisky

This soothing hot chocolate with a boozy kick and festive spices tastes exactly like Christmas should taste.

Spiced Hot Chocolate With Whiskey
You’ll need:

  • Chocolate (naturally)
  • Whisky
  • Milk
  • Cream
  • Cardamom
  • Cinnamon

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M&S may know their stuff when it comes to food, but we know eSpares customers do too. Otherwise you wouldn’t buy so many spares for your cooker and baking accessories from us.

What’s your family’s traditional Christmas recipe? Let us know in the comments!


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