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The Ultimate Christmas Dessert Guide
CHRISTMAS RECIPES

The Ultimate Christmas Dessert Guide

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The Ultimate Christmas Dessert Guide

*Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the wayyy!* It’s the time of the year again! We have prepared every Christmas Dessert recipe you can ever need!

You’ve adorned the Christmas tree, placed the socks by the fireplace, and packed more one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts than Santa’s elves— All that remains is to enrich and sweeten the holiday! This holiday season, treat yourself to some of the most fabulous Christmas desserts ever, from classic Christmas pastries to cupcakes, chocolates, and other delicious and joyful nibbles. After all, wouldn’t the best time of year deserve the best treats?

Consider this your one-stop destination for simple Christmas cakes, pies, trifles, and much more!

Table of Contents:

1. Christmas Puddings
2. Christmas Trifles and Tiramisus
3. Christmas Fruit Cakes
4. Christmas Pavlovas
5. Christmas Cakes (Non-Fruit Cake)
6. Christmas Cheesecakes
7. Vegan Christmas Desserts
8. Christmas Frozen Desserts
9. Christmas Fudge Recipes
10. Christmas Biscuits and Slices
11. Christmas Pies and Tarts
12. Easy Christmas Desserts and No-Bake Options
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1. Christmas Puddings

Puddings are my go-to dessert any time of the year and they’ll surely fulfil your longing to serve a nice and tasty Christmas dessert!

No Bake Christmas Ice Cream Plum PuddingChristmas Ice Cream Plum Pudding

A frozen Christmas Dessert that mixes delicious Plum Pudding with decadent ice cream!

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Traditional Steamed Christmas PuddingTraditional Steamed Christmas Pudding

A traditional pudding that is steamed instead of boiled, giving it a moist but fluffy texture.

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Steamed Vanilla Jam PuddingSteamed Vanilla Jam Pudding
If heavy traditional Christmas dessert Puddings aren’t your thang, try this delicious Vanilla Jam version.

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Frozen Christmas PuddingFrozen Christmas Pudding

It’s bloody hot in Australia for Christmas – so this frozen version will be a fantastic treat. Plus, you can make it in advance.

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clear glass bowl full of gingerbread pudding cake topped with ice cream with cinnamon sticks on the sideSlow Cooker Gingerbread Pudding Cake
A simple, make-ahead dessert that’s ideal for the holidays! This spicy Gingerbread Pudding Cake is made in the slow cooker, so there’s no need to turn on the oven.

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Baileys Infused Everything ParfaitsBailey’s Infused Chocolate Mousse Parfait
It’s effortless to put together and just takes a few minutes. You can use whatever biscuit you like, but the Maltesers, Custard, and Cream must not be substituted.

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Gluten-Free Sticky Date PuddingGluten-Free Sticky Date Pudding
This Gluten-Free Sticky Date Pudding is filling. Make a big batch ahead of time so you’ll have dessert on hand when you’re craving some of this delectable pudding.

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Microwave Christmas PuddingMicrowave Christmas Pudding
When you’re rushing around the kitchen and don’t have time to cook Christmas dessert, our Microwave Christmas Pudding is the ideal solution!

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Steamed Malt Chocolate PuddingSteamed Malt Chocolate Pudding
This luscious and delectable Steamed Malt Chocolate Pudding is an excellent alternative to typically steamed fruit puddings, and it’s not only for the holidays!

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Christmas Pudding BallsChristmas Pudding Balls
Make these great tiny balls today and freeze them for later. They’re great as teacher gifts, on a plate for a holiday get-together, or as a dessert on Christmas Day.

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Orange, fig and almond Christmas pudding | www.cookbakeeat.com #christmas #pudding #dessertOrange, Fig and Almond Christmas Pudding Recipe
This fig, orange, and almond pudding are a little more sticky, decadent, with a burst of citrus and luscious almonds than your typical classic pudding— a fantastic way to round off your Christmas feast!

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2. Christmas Trifles and Tiramisus

Uhmm, who wouldn’t luvv these layered delights!?

Christmas Trifle with Raspberry FlummeryChristmas Trifle with Raspberry Flummery
This traditional Christmas dish gets a twist with gingerbread and flummery! Prepare this colourful dessert in separate serving cups to up your trifle game!

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Tropical TrifleTropical Trifle
Tropical Trifle is a simple twist on the classic dish, and mangoes are in season right now, so whip one up!

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Christmas Trifle By Kirsten TibballsChristmas Trifle by Kirsten Tibballs
Kirsten Tibballs’ Christmas Trifle is a festive treat that you can make in no time. It’s so delicious that you’ll be surprised at how quickly you can make it!

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Strawberry Custard TrifleStrawberry Custard Trifle
This isn’t a typical trifle, but it’s got all the good stuff and none of the nasty stuff! This is a great one to toss together the morning before you serve it!

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Lemon Curd and Berry TrifleLemon Curd and Berry Trifle
Lemon curd prepared from scratch is superb! It’s acidic but sweet, and it goes with just about everything. A delicious berry trifle is a refreshing treat to serve on a hot Christmas day!

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Christmas TrifleChristmas Trifle
They’re incredibly simple to prepare, and they’re best made at least a day ahead of time to allow the sherry or port to soak into the cake thoroughly!

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Strawberry TiramisuStrawberry Tiramisu
Strawberry Tiramisu is a delicious, enticing, and sweet dessert fit for a king….or queen! It’s sure to taste fantastic if you use the freshest and juiciest strawberries you can find!

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Smashed Maltesers TiramisuSmashed Maltesers Tiramisu
Smashed Maltesers Tiramisu is a thick, delicious, sinful dessert that is bad for both your waistline and your sugar intake…but who doesn’t want to be a bit cheeky once in a while?

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35 Incredible Fudge Flavours to Try for ChristmasPecan Pie Trifle
This delectable and luscious Christmas dessert trifle will undoubtedly satisfy your sweet craving!

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Raspberry and White Chocolate Trifle recipe | Eat Smarter USAWhite Chocolate Raspberry Trifle
Trifles are a crowd-pleaser. It not only makes an oversized lot, but it’s always tasty, and everyone goes crazy when they see all those lovely layers!

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Lemon Curd and Berry TrifleLemon Blueberry Trifle
Make one colossal dish or several tiny portions of this extremely easy yet super posh-looking trifle. With the addition of broken biscuits and cream, you can create a delightful little delicacy that everyone will love!

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Peppermint Brownie Trifle - layers of homemade brownies & no bake cheesecake make this easy dessert an impressive treat to bring to holiday parties! #peppermint #nobakecheesecake #holiday #brownies #trifle #peppermintcheesecakePeppermint Brownie Trifle
All piled together in a glass trifle bowl; this Peppermint Brownie Trifle looks so magnificent for Christmas dessert!

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Lightened Up Red Velvet Coconut Trifles with Blueberries and Cheesecake Filling 5Coconut, Red Velvet, Cheesecake and Blueberry Trifles
These lightened-up red, white and blue trifles will be the hit of your Fourth of July party!

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3. Christmas Fruit Cakes

For someone who adores fruity goodness, Christmas fruit cakes is a surefire way to fill their hungry stomach!

Three-Ingredient Fruit CakeThree Ingredient Fruit Cake
We offer two different versions of Three Ingredient Fruit Cake! It’s so simple to make that you’ll have it ready in no time! Isn’t it amazing how this recipe keeps getting better and better? Just wait till you try it!

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Fruit Cake Recipe | Cake Recipes | Tesco Real FoodDiabetic Fruit Cake
I serve my Diabetic Fruit Cake to morning and afternoon teas all the time, and it’s always a hit!

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5 Cup Festive Fruit Loaf5-Cup Festive Fruit Loaf
This 5 Cup Festive Fruit Loaf is created from pantry staples, so you won’t have to leave the house to buy ingredients!

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Christmas Fruit Mince CheesecakesChristmas Fruit Mince Cheesecakes
Fruit Mince Cheesecakes are a refreshing and straightforward Christmas treat. You may prepare these ahead of time and store them in the fridge until you’re ready to serve them!

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No-Bake Passionfruit Jelly CheesecakeNo-Bake Passionfruit Jelly Cheesecake
We couldn’t pass up the chance to prepare this No-Bake Passionfruit Jelly Cheesecake now that passionfruit is accessible all year!

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Christmas Fruit Mince TrufflesChristmas Fruit Mince Truffles
These are also delicious if served frozen — you can consume them right out of the freezer, which is much better!

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Party Like a Pineapple Tropical Birthday Party via Karas Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com9 | Stay at Home Mum.com.auPineapple Cake
Pineapple flavour abounds in this Practically Perfect Pineapple Cake! It’s wonderfully moist and topped with a delightful pineapple fluff icing— super yuuum!

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Healthy Watermelon Birthday CakeHealthy Watermelon Cake
If you like watermelon, then this Healthy Watermelon Birthday Cake is for you!

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Paleo Pear CrumblePaleo Pear Crumble
Pears are in season right now, and we’re constantly searching for creative options to achieve the most inexpensive in-season food, like this Paleo Pear Crumble.

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Home Made Lemon and Coconut CakeHome Made Lemon and Coconut Cake
The ultimate tea cake includes homemade lemon and coconut cake, which is light, fruity, and delightful!

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4. Christmas Pavlovas

Oohhh, Pavlova’s are superb! There’s literally nothing more to say about these luscious treats!

Christmas Berry Wreath PavlovaChristmas Berry Wreath Pavlova
This is the simplest and most effective Pavlova recipe you’ll ever find — Christmas Berry Wreath Pavlova!

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Condensed Milk Cheesecake Pavlova StackCondensed Milk Cheesecake Pavlova Stack
Keep your heads on because this Condensed Milk Cheesecake Pavlova Stack is the pavlova of pavlovas! A double stack of pavs with a cheesecake filling made from condensed milk. Completely decadent and delectable!

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Traditional Pavlova RecipeTraditional Pavlova Recipe
This is my Nan’s classic pavlova dish, which is supposed to be easy to make. Pavs is tricky to prepare, but my hubby adores them, so thank you, Nan!

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The Christmas Grinch PavlovaThe Christmas Grinch Pavlova
Toss the food colour softly and slowly so that you get white and green instead of just green; it will stay green in the middle but look lovely on the outside!

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Nigella’s Morello Cherry PavlovaNigella’s Morello Cherry Pavlova
It works, is yummy, and the greatest part is that you can make a few variants by combining other ingredients!

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Lemon Curd Filled PavlovaLemon Curd Filled Pavlova
This Lemon Curd Filled Pavlova is hands down the greatest Pavlova of all time! This will go over well at a party, Picnic, Australia Day and works perfectly as a Christmas dessert!

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Banoffee Pie PavlovaBanoffee Pie Pavlova
When layered on top of a Pavlova Base, the enticing mix of caramel and banana is spectacular! This dish takes approximately two minutes to prepare and is tasty!

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Anzac Pavlova NestsAnzac Pavlova Nests
Anzac Pavlova Nests aren’t your average pavlova since the flavour is out of this world! Once you’ve discovered how delicious this is, you’ll want it all the time!

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Beautiful layers of crispy and chewy meringue, decadent chocolate ganache and fluffy hazelnut whipped cream are what make this delicious chocolate hazelnut pavlova cake worth celebrating this blog's first birthday.Layered Chocolate and Hazelnut Pavlova
This delectable chocolate-hazelnut pavlova cake comprises layers of crunchy and chewy meringue, luscious chocolate ganache, and fluffy whipped hazelnut cream. Oh, I’m drooling!!

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Pavlova with Rhubarb and Strawberries - Recipe - FineCookingStrawberry Rhubarb Cardamom Pavlova
Without a doubt, one of the most delicious sweets I’ve ever tasted. It’s similar to angel food cake, but much more airy and light inside, with a hard, crunchy shell on the exterior!

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5. Christmas Cakes (Non-Fruit Cakes)

Cakes are our traditional treats on every occasion. But, you can up-level your game with these recipes!

Neapolitan Christmas Ice Cream Cake (That Costs Under $15 to Make!)Neapolitan Christmas Ice Cream Cake
This Neapolitan Christmas Ice Cream Cake is straightforward and inexpensive to prepare.  This Christmas cake will quickly become one of your favourite Christmas desserts—everyone adores it!

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White Chocolate Mud CakeWhite Chocolate Mud Cake
White Chocolate Mud Cake is a one-of-a-kind cake suitable for a birthday cake, engagement cake, or even a wedding cake. Not as dense as a classic chocolate mud cake, but still quite delicious!

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Rosie’s Moist Custard CakeRosie’s Moist Custard Cake
Rosie’s Moist Custard Cake is a one-bowl recipe for a beautiful yellow cake that keeps well and tastes fantastic!

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Fried Christmas CakeFried Christmas Cake
This is a beautiful and unusual recipe for reusing Christmas cake that tastes delicious! If you have a lot of stale Christmas cake, cut it into slices and store it in the freezer.

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Traditional Gingerbread Loaf CakeTraditional Gingerbread Loaf Cake
Nothing beats a warm Traditional Gingerbread Loaf Cake straight from the oven. Then image your piece slathered in butter— yum!

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Chocolate Orange Jaffa CakeChocolate Orange Jaffa Cake
This Chocolate Orange Jaffa Cake recipe offers the perfect balance of richness and flavour. It’s delicious, super simple to make, and needs just a few ingredients. 

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Sour Cream Passionfruit CakeSour Cream Passionfruit Cake
This Sour Cream Passionfruit Cake is delectable! With a 45-minute cooking period, you’ll get a light and fluffy Christmas dessert!

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Traditional Black Forest CakeTraditional Black Forest Cake
Traditional Black Forest Cake is an excellent choice for a momentous occasion or as a Christmas dessert. This recipe freezes well (icing and all) and produces delicious cupcakes!

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Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese FrostingGingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
The flavour of gingerbread cake is truly amazing!  It’s bliss in your mouth when topped with cream cheese icing! Nothing matches a slice of handmade gingerbread cake— give it a go; you’ll enjoy it!

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6. Christmas Cheesecakes

I am a fan of cheesecakes and I can vouch for these recipesss! Super yuuuum!!!

No Bake Toblerone CheesecakeNo-Bake Toblerone Cheesecake
Toblerone Cheesecakes are notably expensive to prepare, so they are only ideal for special events – but they taste A-MA-ZING and are well worth the expenditure!

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Christmas Fruit Mince CheesecakesChristmas Fruit Mince Cheesecakes
Fruit Mince Cheesecakes are a refreshing and straightforward Christmas dessert. You may make these a few days ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator until needed.

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No-Bake Passionfruit Jelly CheesecakeNo-Bake Passionfruit Jelly Cheesecake
We couldn’t pass up the chance to prepare this No-Bake Passionfruit Jelly Cheesecake now that passionfruit is abundant all year!

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Baked Passionfruit CheesecakeBaked Passionfruit Cheesecake
Baked Passionfruit Cheesecake is an excellent substitute for a birthday cake or a fancy cheesecake for a special event.

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Salted Caramel Macadamia CheesecakeSalted Caramel Macadamia Cheesecake
Salted Caramel Macadamia Cheesecake is a definite crowd favourite; whip it up for Christmas dessert, and you’ll be sure to impress.

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No Bake CheesecakeNo-Bake Cheesecake
If you don’t want to make a biscuit crust, just buy a pre-made tart shell from your local supermarket’s bakery area — it’s a simple ‘cheating’ option to make it even faster!

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No-Bake Chocolate Cherry CheesecakeNo-Bake Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake
You may make a large batch for Christmas dessert and even put some in little jars to gift to friends— what a great present!

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Classic Baked CheesecakeClassic Baked Cheesecake
My main tip for this recipe is to avoid opening the oven door while cooking! I’ve destroyed many a baked cheesecake by doing this. And don’t forget to serve it with vanilla ice cream!

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Mars Bar CheesecakeMars Bar Cheesecake
For a solid reason, Mars Bar Cheesecake is a favourite cheesecake at restaurants, parties, and among practically everyone!

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Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake SliceFrozen Strawberry Cheesecake Slice
This Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake Slice is ideal for a Christmas treat. It’s a flavour explosion, and you only need a small amount!

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Piña Colada  CheesecakePina Colada Cheesecake
A bite of this Pina Colada Cheesecake leaves you feeling like you’re eating dessert at a resort, even if you’re actually sitting in front of your computer on a Friday night, slogging your ass off!

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Eggnog Cheesecake BarsEggnog Cheesecake Bars
Eggnog is a delicious Christmas beverage, and sometimes we simply want to try something new, which is where these Eggnog Cheesecake Bars come in.

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Baked Oreo Cheesecake SliceBaked Oreo Cheesecake Slice
This Baked Oreo Cheesecake Slice idea is a beautiful alternative to a birthday cake or a traditional Christmas dessert— this decadent treat will be a hit at any celebration!

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Raw No Bake Lime CheesecakeRaw No-Bake Lime Cheesecake
This Raw No-Bake Lime Cheesecake may be stored in the fridge for thirty minutes before serving. So it’d be perfect on a hot summer day – completely refreshing and tasty!

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Naughty Chocolate-on-Chocolate CheesecakeNaughty Chocolate-on-Chocolate Cheesecake
Make an emergency call because this Naughty Chocolate-on-Chocolate Cheesecake is a complete badass!  Chocolate sounds delicious. However, chocolate on chocolate—  Superb!

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IMG 8970 2 | Stay at Home Mum.com.auCheesecake Tart with Fresh Raspberries
A delectably light and easy cheesecake dessert made with fresh raspberries! It’s the ultimate warm-weather treat, and it looks nearly beautiful when dusted with powdered sugar.

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Decadent Mango CheesecakeDecadent Mango Cheesecake
Mangoes are still inexpensive in stores right now, so take advantage of them with this decadent Mango Cheesecake!

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Condensed Milk Baked Lemon CheesecakeCondensed Milk Baked Lemon Cheesecake
If indulgence had a physical form, it would be this Condensed Milk Baked Lemon Cheesecake. This is a cake you won’t ever forget! It’s unbelievably sweet and velvety smooth, with just a hint of zesty lemon.

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Decadent Vanilla Bean CheesecakeDecadent Vanilla Bean Cheesecake
This cheesecake will blow away the competitors since it is vibrant and has the ideal consistency!

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No Bake Strawberry CheesecakeNo-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
The greatest part is that this recipe can be refrigerated, allowing you to enjoy Strawberry Cheesecake all year long if you want!

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Mango Condensed Milk CheesecakeMango Condensed Milk Cheesecake
This isn’t precisely a cheesecake as it doesn’t include any cheese! But it’s a condensed milk tart with fresh mango and fresh cream on top— ideal for a Christmas dessert!

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Creamy Mascarpone CheesecakeCreamy Mascarpone Cheesecake
This cheesecake is exquisite; it’s not overly sweet, and the mascarpone twists it into something light and creamy. We served ours with berries, but you could use anything you wish!
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7. Vegan Christmas Desserts

Who says that vegans can’t enjoy the Christmas treats? Welp, this list got your back!

A slice of Vegan Peppermint Cream Pie with coconut whip.Vegan Peppermint Cream Pie
Vegan Peppermint Cream Pie combines a delicious gluten-free chocolate crust with a lovely creamy mint filling. Best served with generous quantities of coconut whip on top.

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Dairy Free Strawberry Ice CreamDairy-Free Strawberry Ice Cream
Do you want a dairy-free and egg-free strawberry ice cream? You certainly can – and it tastes terrific. Very refreshing and incredibly simple—not as creamy as gelati!

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Vegan Coconut Ice CreamVegan Coconut Ice Cream
This is a simple ice cream recipe that does not require the use of an ice cream maker. But if you have one, it’s fantastic – you can make it immediately using that. Great for a vegan Christmas dessert!

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Raw Vegan Chocolate FudgeRaw Vegan Chocolate Fudge
If you haven’t taken the Nut Butter and Coconut Oil out of the fridge for at least an hour before preparing this, they won’t mix. You may substitute Nuttlex with any other vegan butter, such as Cashew Butter.

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Vegan Peanut Butter FudgeVegan Peanut Butter Fudge
Fudge that is simple to prepare and tastes fantastic. If you like peanut butter, you’ll adore Vegan Peanut Butter Fudge, containing only four ingredients!

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How To Make Whipped Coconut Cream » LeelaLiciousVegan Coconut Cream Cupcakes
Moist tiny coconut cakes with a creamy coconut custard and a fluffy coconut icing… and sprinkled with toasted coconut flakes. While that is a lot of coconut slang, these delicious delights are delicately scented and incredibly decadent!

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Vegan Christmas tiramisu with kirsch and cherries. Vegan Christmas Tiramisu with Kirsch and Cherries
These individual tiramisu cakes are beautiful, indulgent, and wonderful, dusted with chocolate and topped with a few exquisite cherries!

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Vegan Rum Cake - Just Like the 1970's Classic! - Crumbs & CaramelVegan Rum Cake
This rum cake is unlike any other I’ve seen. It’s a delicious blend of dark cocoa powder and rum, with a zesty zing in the icing. The cake is luscious and rich, but not overly so!

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vegan mini pecan pie recipeVegan Mini Pecan Pies
These adorable treats would be ideal for offering at any holiday celebration, especially a hors d’oeuvres or finger food open house.

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Chocolate Orange Vegan Christmas PuddingVegan Chocolate Orange Christmas Pudding
Delicious vegan variation of classic Christmas pudding! With zesty flavours of orange and a dark, rich chocolate coating.

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8. Christmas Frozen Desserts

Just seeing those Watermelon Bombe makes me drool! Frozen desserts are one of the best ways to make your family happy and satisfied!

Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake SliceFrozen Strawberry Cheesecake Slice
This Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake Slice is ideal for Christmas dessert! It’s a flavour bomb, and you only need a small amount! Toss with Chantilly cream or fruit salad.

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No Bake Christmas Ice Cream Plum PuddingChristmas Ice Cream Plum Pudding
Christmas Ice Cream Plum Pudding is a no-bake ice cream cake with all the yummies of a plum pudding minus cooking it for hours on Christmas Day!

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2-Ingredient Picnic Ice Cream Puddings2-Ingredient Picnic Ice Cream Puddings
This recipe’s ease of preparation will astound you! No one will ever guess it wasn’t created from scratch, and I won’t tell if you don’t!

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Watermelon BombeWatermelon Bombe
Watermelon Bombe is the type of ice cream treat that I will never forget since it is so wonderful! It uses vanilla ice cream, and I like vanilla ice cream, so I super adore it!

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Baileys Deep Fried Coconut and Cinnamon Ice Cream Bombs - Stay at Home MumBailey’s Deep Fried Coconut and Cinnamon Ice Cream Bombs
Fried ice cream is among the most luxurious, rich, and delectable sweets you can prepare.  And, even though it sounds like a lot of effort, it isn’t!

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Raspberry and Malteser Ice Cream CakeRaspberry And Malteser Ice Cream Cake
Raspberry And Malteser Ice Cream Cake is a delicious treat that is both inexpensive and simple to create.

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Cherry and Chocolate Ice Cream CakeCherry and Chocolate Ice Cream Cake
This Cherry and Chocolate Ice Cream Cake will wow your friends (and your foes!). A decadent, creamy dessert that requires almost little effort! In reality, almost everything is premade and bought!

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Popcorn and Picnic Ice Cream PuddingsPopcorn and Picnic Ice Cream Puddings
This ice cream pudding is rich and delicious on its own, but with the addition of popcorn, it becomes a little bit more fun and a whole lot of good! The textures and flavours may appear strange at first, but they work!

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3-Ingredient Christmas Eggnog Ice Cream3-Ingredient Christmas Eggnog Ice Cream
It’s insanely simple and fabulous! I like it with whipped cream or cinnamon on top, but nutmeg is also delicious!

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Christmas Eton Mess – Go Green!Christmas Eton Mess
Even if you have no expertise or desire to bake sweets, this is a dessert that anybody can prepare, and you have two options. Check out the recipe link!

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Neapolitan Christmas Ice Cream Cake (That Costs Under $15 to Make!)Neapolitan Christmas Ice Cream Cake
This will quickly become one of your favourite Christmas dessert hacks; everyone adores this Christmas cake!

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Baileys Deep Fried Coconut and Cinnamon Ice Cream Bombs - Stay at Home MumBailey’s Deep Fried Coconut and Cinnamon Ice Cream Bombs
Fried ice cream is one of the most luxurious, rich, and delectable sweets you can prepare. Super yuuum!

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Raspberry & Peppermint Crisp Ice Cream CakeRaspberry and Peppermint Crisp Ice Cream Cake
I guarantee no one would ever guess you didn’t cook this from scratch— It’s one of the most delicate cheat desserts I’ve ever had!

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Frozen Christmas PuddingFrozen Christmas Pudding
This delectable frozen Christmas Pudding is a great dessert idea for serving on our average hot Christmas days. It looks elegant and tastes delicious!

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Avocado Ice Cream with Macadamia PralineAvocado Ice Cream with Macadamia Praline
You can make avocado ice cream if you have avocados, sweetened condensed milk, and coconut milk on hand! Unquestionably healthy and delicious!

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9. Christmas Fudge Recipes

Fudge is one of my fave desserts any time of the day! Lookin’ sooo lovely!

Gooey Condensed Milk FudgeGooey Condensed Milk Fudge
This is incredibly rich and tastes a million times better than any fudge I’ve ever tasted!

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3 Ingredient Basic Vanilla Fudge3-Ingredient Basic Vanilla Fudge
This recipe contains just three ingredients, so it is a bit of a “cheat’s” recipe, but the end product will be the same: wonderful, exquisite, sweet fudge!

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3-Minute Recipe for 3-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Fudge3-Ingredient Creamy Chocolate Fudge
It’s a straightforward recipe that is sure to satisfy a chocolate desire, or if you forgot, you were meant to bring dessert!

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Baileys White Chocolate FudgeBailey’s White Chocolate Fudge
This thick and luscious Baileys White Chocolate Fudge is perfect for after the kids have gone to bed!

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Raw Vegan Chocolate FudgeRaw Vegan Chocolate Fudge
I adore a lovely chocolate fudge – and just because this one is raw and vegan doesn’t mean it’s exactly healthy! It is still high in fat; therefore, just a tiny amount is required.

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Vegan Peanut Butter FudgeVegan Peanut Butter Fudge
Fudge that is simple to prepare and tastes fantastic. If you like peanut butter, you’ll adore Vegan Peanut Butter Fudge, containing only four ingredients!

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Chunky Chocolate Fruit And Nut FudgeChunky Chocolate Fruit and Nut Fudge
It’s a delightful mystery in every mouthful, so chocolaty and filled with tons of goodies, both crunchy and soft. Try experimenting with a variety of dried fruits or be more particular with your fruit and nut combinations.

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Rocky Road FudgeRocky Road Fudge
Whoever thought to combine marshmallows, lollipops, and chocolate on a slice is a brilliant man!

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Scottish Tablet FudgeScottish Tablet
It has the appearance and aroma of fudge, but it has a delightfully brittle, almost pleasing gritty feel. It’s charming, completely sugary, but in minor amounts, it makes a perfect complement to a cup of tea or coffee.

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Salted Caramel and Pretzel FudgeSalted Caramel and Pretzel Fudge
This recipe is more like caramel than a gooey fudge, but you will not be disappointed! The combination of salt, caramel, and chocolate is a match made in heaven.

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10. Christmas Biscuits and Slices

Christmas CrackChristmas Crack
Well, what more do you want than salty Salada biscuits dipped in chocolate, caramel, and sprinkles?

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Traditional Gingernut BiscuitsTraditional Gingernut Biscuits
Traditional Gingernut Biscuits are indeed my favourite biscuit recipe to prepare at home. These are simple to prepare and may be stored in an airtight container for up to a week!

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Old Fashioned Custard Cream BiscuitsOld Fashioned Custard Cream Biscuits
Custard Cream Biscuits are a tasty treat to have now and then. They’re effortless to prepare and always a hit with the crowd!

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Stained Glass Gingerbread BiscuitsStained Glass Gingerbread Biscuits
Stained Glass Gingerbread Biscuits are excellent culinary décor for your Christmas tree – but they won’t last long!

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Old School Ginger Snap BiscuitsOld School Ginger Snap Biscuits
I served them extra large and topped them with vanilla ice cream. Yummy!

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Choc Chip and Condensed Milk CookiesChoc Chip and Condensed Milk Cookies
These soft, moist, and completely melt-in-your-mouth Choc Chip and Condensed Milk Cookies will quickly become a household favourite! A fantastic dish to prepare with the kids because it is both simple and delicious.

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Unicorn Cream Cheese Sugar CookiesUnicorn Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies
Do you want some enchantment in your cookie? Then you’ll love this Unicorn Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies idea! Such Unicorn cream cheese sugar cookies are a must-have if you’re searching for a new cookie recipe to try.

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Condensed Milk Peanut Butter CookiesCondensed Milk Peanut Butter Cookies
Condensed Milk Peanut Butter Cookies are a chewy, moist, and soft, delicious dish that will quickly become a favourite.

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Chocolate Overload Fudge CookiesChocolate Fudge Overload Fudge Cookies
They’re double chocolate, incredibly rich and flavorful, and so moist and fudge-y that they’re nearly too much for us!

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Santa Hat CookiesSanta Hat Cookies
These Santa Hat Cookies are easy to prepare, and, let’s be honest, they’re gorgeous! They’re excellent for a delightful Christmas dessert— one of a kind!

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11. Christmas Pies & Tarts

Tarts are one of those easy-to-make goodies but really serves their purpose!

Christmas Fruit Mince PiecakenChristmas Fruit Mince Piecaken
You may be wondering what a Piecaken is! A Piecaken is a pie that has been baked IN A CAKE, and it is AMAZING!

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Chocolate Ripple TartsChocolate Ripple Tarts
We’ve all heard of the fantastic recipe for Mini Butternut Snap Caramel Tarts, and this one is inspired by it – but just swaps out the ingredients for something a little different, especially if you’re not a fan of caramel!

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Donna Hay's salted chocolate caramel tarts recipe | Sweet tart recipes |  SBS FoodGingernut Chocolate Tartlets
Gingernut Chocolate Tartlets are an elegant and delightful delicacy for an afternoon tea or dessert. The most significant part is that you may freeze the biscuit bases for later usage.

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Caramel Macadamia TartCaramel Macadamia Tart
If you prepare this the day before, the caramel and pie crust will have melded together slightly. There is no need to add anything while serving because it is lovely on its own!

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Old Fashioned Caramel TartOld Fashioned Caramel Tart
Nothing like a handmade classic Old Fashioned Caramel Tart for richness, decadence, and flavour. A little piece is all that is required to satisfy a sweet craving!

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Double Chocolate PieDouble Chocolate Pie
Rich and crunchy Double Chocolate Pie is the ideal treat for when you need something quick and stylish! Worth it!

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Granny Jean’s Old School Butterscotch TartGranny Jean’s Old School Butterscotch Tart
You can make your shortcrust pastry, but this is such a simple shortcut that prepackaged dough always suffices if I need to put something together quickly!

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Pumpkin PiePumpkin Pie
You either like Pumpkin Pie, or you don’t. But it’s something a little unusual to put to your Christmas lunch or dinner table!

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Dirty Ass Cheater Lemon Curd TartsDirty Ass Cheater Lemon Curd Tartlette’s
We suggest the Beerenberg Lemon & Lime Curd, which is available at your local grocery or butcher. It’s insanely delicious and tastes just like homemade.

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No-Bake Chocolate TartNo-Bake Chocolate Tart
This dessert is already stunning, but you can make it even more so by putting decorations on tops like fresh strawberries or raspberries, chocolate shaving, fresh banana slices or chopped toasted almonds in the bottom.

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ginger pear walnut tartGinger Pear Tart with Walnuts
This simple pie, made with thinly sliced pears spiced with vanilla, candied ginger, and a touch of cinnamon and baked in a buttery crust, tastes incredibly delicious when served warm with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate TartsPeanut Butter Chocolate Tarts
This dish is a luxurious treat; it’s not something we could eat all the time, but it’s delicious when we do!

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Raspberry White Chocolate TartRaspberry White Chocolate Tart
White chocolate is velvety and smooth, and it pairs well with the tanginess of fresh raspberries. If you wish to use frozen raspberries— simply thaw them before using them, but keep in mind that there will be more liquid in the mix.

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Maple Pecan TartletsMaple Pecan Tartlets
This recipe is straightforward for making a dozen tartlets from scratch, so trust us when we claim that they are delightful!

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12. Easy Christmas Desserts and No-Bake Options

Tired of baking or do not really know how? Hmm, these no-bake options will guide you to have an amazing Christmas dessert!

Christmas Trifle with Raspberry FlummeryChristmas Trifle with Raspberry Flummery
This traditional Christmas dish gets a gingerbread and flummery update! Prepare this colourful dessert in separate serving cups to up your trifle game— your visitors will feel special!

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Condensed Milk TartCondensed Milk Tart
This condensed milk tart is super easy and great to make if guests rock up unexpectedly.

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Old Fashioned Caramel TartOld Fashioned Caramel Tart
Nothing like a handmade classic Old Fashioned Caramel Tart for richness, decadence, and flavour. A little piece is all that is required to satisfy a sweet craving!

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No-Bake Chocolate Cherry CheesecakeNo-Bake Chocolate and Cherry Cheesecake
This No-Bake Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake is out of this world! You may make a large batch for Christmas and perhaps even put some in little jars to gift friends.

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Tim Tam BallsTim Tam Balls
They’re a refreshing twist from traditional Rum Balls. They’re like a bite-sized Toblerone Cheesecake — and you won’t be prepared to stop at just one!

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Raw No Bake Lime CheesecakeRaw No-Bake Lime Cheesecake
This Raw No-Bake Lime Cheesecake may be stored in the freezer until thirty minutes before serving. So it’d be perfect on a hot summer day – absolutely refreshing and tasty!

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Coconut Impossible PieCoconut Impossible Pie
It’s a recipe where you combine all of the ingredients and bake it until it forms three layers. A tasty foundation, a creamy centre, and a crunchy top. It appears to be ‘impossible,’ hence the name!

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No-Bake Chocolate TartNo-Bake Chocolate Tart
This dessert is already stunning, but you can make it even more so by putting decorations on tops like fresh strawberries or raspberries, chocolate shaving, fresh banana slices or chopped toasted almonds in the bottom.

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Simple No-Bake Banoffee PieSimple No-Bake Banoffee Pie
This No-Bake Banoffee Pie is a no-fuss, no-bake dessert that everyone enjoys!

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No Bake Strawberry CheesecakeNo-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
This is a simple no-bake strawberry cheesecake recipe – nothing extravagant – but it is velvety and delightful, and it is a beautiful way to use up luscious strawberries while they are in season!

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Cherry Eton MessCherry Eton Mess
Cherry Eton Mess is a delectable mix of cherries, meringue, and cream that works well as an alternative for traditional hot Christmas pudding.

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So, there you go!

These recipes will never disappoint your sweet cravings— they never got bad reviews from my husband! *winks*

Go now and take time to choose and practice doing these for your Christmas dessert plans! Enjoy!

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