Christmas iced buns


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Try these freezable cakes, puddings, biscuits and pastries as part of your Christmas baking – they can all be made ahead of time to make entertaining easier.

Making good use of your freezer is more important than ever during the Christmas party season. With plenty offreezable Christmas recipeson offer, we’ve picked our favourite sweet treats that can be baked ahead of time and frozen – so all you need to do when your guests arrive is defrost or assemble a stylish dessert for the table.


Try these freezable festive bakes, or head over to our ultimateChristmas bakingcollection for even more inspiration.


Passion fruit, chocolate & coconut roulade

This modern twist on a classic Yule log is a great dessert to have in the freezer over Christmas. You can bake and assemble thispassion fruit, chocolate & coconut roulade之前,所有的时间。服务,只需带出来to stand at room temperature for 2 hours before serving.

2. Gingerbread cake with caramel biscuit icing


尽管有一些阶段可以使这个奇妙的圣诞节焦点制作,但您可以通过提前制作海绵并将其弹出在冰箱中来使其更加实现。更靠近大日子,让海绵融化,专注于搅打使这款蛋糕如此特别的美味焦糖饼干糖霜搅拌。组装和装饰尽可能多姜饼biscuits as you like – perfect!

Gingerbread cake with caramel biscuit icing

3. Sticky toffee Christmas pud

Sticky toffee Christmas pud on a cake stand

最多Christmas puddingswill last well in or out of the freezer and this decadent version works particularly well as a showstopper on standby. Ourblitz-&-bake sticky toffee Christmas pudcombines the crowd-pleasing elements of a sticky toffee pudding with classic carrot cake, topped with a devilishly moreish walnut toffee sauce.

4. Christmas buns

Christmas cinnamon buns in a tray on blue cloth

Wake up on Christmas morning to the smell of freshly baked cinnamon buns with Paul Hollywood’s wholesome festive recipe. Bake theseChristmas bunsfor the family and freeze them until needed, then defrost and warm through in the oven before generously drizzling with zesty lemon icing.



烤其中一批snowman biscuitsand freeze them, un-iced, until you need a fun winter’s day activity. When you need to entertain the kids, simply defrost the plain biscuits and get the little ones to help decorate them with simple fondant icing in different colours. Visit ourChristmas for kids食谱收集了更多的家庭项目,以使孩子们在假期中娱乐。


Mince pie brownies

Turn a tray of gooey chocolate brownies into a new festive favourite with the addition of mini mince pies – these碎派布朗尼蛋糕are easy to make and sure to go down a storm at Christmas! You can freeze them in their entirety for up to a month.

7. Stollen babka wreath

Stollen Babka花圈

Bursting with festive flavours such as cranberries, mixed spice, fruit and nuts, this stunningstollen babka wreath将在您的圣诞节自助餐table. Since making the dough is a labour of love, we recommend making it early – then bake the bread, cool and freeze without icing.

8. From-the-freezer mince pies

From the freezer mince pies being assembled on tray

It’s handy to have a few从冰柜派over the festive season in case of unexpected guests – or in case your expected guests have large appetites! This is one of our quickest recipes for肉馅饼, using ready-made ingredients for simplicity and ease.



圣诞节前进的一个很棒的周末项目。为此制作自制面团sour cherry & marzipan chrysanthemum pastryis immensely satisfying, and once you’ve baked it you can keep frozen for up to 2 months. We love the sloe gin used alongside the sour cherry flavour – a match made in heaven!


Starry mincemeat slices

This traybake version of mince pies goes especially well with a comforting jug of warm custard – it’s easy to assemble, and the kids can help stamp out the shapes for thesestarry mincemeat slices. You can freeze this assembled, uncooked pudding for 6 weeks – just defrost before baking.

Feeling festive? Try these Christmas recipe collections:

Top Christmas baking recipes
Freezable Christmas recipes
A freezer guide to Christmas
容易Christmas dessert recipes