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Update • Get set for Christmas with our pick of the best seasonal treats, food-themed baubles, and bakes from top BBC chefs
Foodie baubles • Tree decorations with a food or drink theme are growing in popularity – these are some of our favourites
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Spiced sweet treats • Fill your kitchen with the aroma of Christmassy spices by trying these recipes from Nadiya Hussain and Marcus Wareing
TV and radio picks • What’s cooking on the BBC this month
Anna’s food picks • Christmas shopping inspiration from food & reviews writer Anna Lawson
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From Beder’s Kitchen • This special cookbook from charity Beder helps raise awareness around mental health and suicide prevention
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MAKE IT MAGICAL • Meet our star turn for Christmas 2020, a towering beauty of gently spiced, soft sponge, layered with fluffy vanilla buttercream and caramel, adorned with glittering sprinkles. We think you’ll agree, this cake is something special
BAKE LIKE A PRO • While it’s not essential, keen cake bakers may want to invest in the below. They don’t cost much, and will take your baking and decorating to the next level.
Christmas your way! • Whether you’re keeping it low-key or splashing out, we’ve got a special recipe for the big day to suit everyone
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STIR-UP SUNDAY • Sunday 22 November is Stir-Up Sunday this year, the traditional day to bake your Christmas cake, make some mincemeat or steam a pudding for the big day. So, grab a mixing bowl, pick a recipe (or try all three), and get in the Christmas mood
FESTIVE BAKING • Try a bit of simple pastry work for stunning results this Christmas using our new recipes, including 2020’s trendiest hybrid bake, the brookie, and a range of showstoppers
GINGERBREAD • Two members of our cookery team each share a festive gingerbread recipe, and tell us what makes it so special
homemade gifts • Spend time with the kids in the kitchen and give a special, handmade treat this Christmas. Whether it’s fudge, festive vegan biscuits or frosted cupcakes, we have all the inspiration you need
family matters • While the Christmas holidays are still a few weeks away, it helps to get prepared with ideas from food director Cassie Best