12 Days of Christmas Recipes gives you 12 great recipes for your Christmas lunch, Christmas dinner, or Christmas party!
Hey, hey, I know you would be busy of late and rushing around through the festive season, just waiting for some down time (ME TOO!.
Luckily, I have you covered. I have put together 12 Christmas Recipes that you can turn to in your hour of need to have your Christmas menu sorted. Let's have a look...
12 Days of Christmas recipes.....
(Ermagawd, these are soooooooooooooooooo good!) Christmas is that thyme (haha, sorry, I had to!) of year, where it is ok to eat your potatoes and don't count the carbs! I made this recipe with love and kindness and just about every flavour I could pack into it. You will love these, your guests will love these, you need to make these this Christmas!!
Recipe is here..
(Greens to balance out our carbs) The toasted flaked almonds have a lovely texture and the curry yoghurt drizzle is DELICIOUS!!
Recipe is here...
These are PERFECT for a Christmas party appetizer!!
This will allow you to have one dish that doesn't need the oven and more greens/healthy balance on our plates!
Every Christmas table needs a bowl of these bad boys! They are crunchy, they are good for you, the are FABULOUS x
My life is complete with this combo of ingredients! Shroooooms baby!
This salad is bright, colourful and has CINNAMON ROAST PUMPKIN, you might die and go to heaven tasting that!)
A SUPER healthy side with a non dairy creamy dressing!
You may need more than one salad if cooking for a crowd over a few days!
Present opening drinks, HELLLLLLLLLLO!
This recipe is super fun to make for big and small kids alike! So get your bake on!
These are perfect for gifts or a party with salted caramel filling , I am drooling as I type, haha!
Phew, and that's a wrap!! Haha, well not really, I still have A LOT of Christmas Presents to wrap, but I will pop some Jingle Bells on and do it in a festive and merry mood.
I didn't want to skip on one of the most important dishes on your Christmas table...so as well as the 12 Days of Christmas Recipes, I have included the recipe for my Brown Sugar Glazed Ham here and a video so you can follow along easily.
12 Days of Christmas Recipes with a Brown Sugar Glazed Ham recipe video
Brown Sugar Glazed Ham
- 8kg Bone in half leg of ham
- 2 large oranges
- ½ cup brown sugar
- ⅓ cup sweet cooking sherry
- 1 tbsp ground ginger
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard
- 24 cloves
- 1 tbsp cinnamon sugar
Peach Moscato Drizzle
- 1 ½ cups peach pieces
- ⅓ cup moscato wine
Brown Sugar Glazed Ham
- Turn oven on to 180° Celsius (fan-forced), 200° Celsius (conventional oven) 400° Fahrenheit, or 6 Gas (this is a hot oven temperature) It will heat as you do the prep work.
- Lay your ham out on a clean flat surface.
- Cut across the bone end of the rind so that you will have a portion remaining on the bone of the ham. Remove the rind carefully using your hand to gently pull it back from the meat.
- Score the ham in diagonal cuts being careful to not cut deeply. Do one set from top right to bottom left, then repeat for top left to bottom right.
- Cover ham with alfoil to keep fresh whilst making the glaze
- Use a grater to grate oranges
- Cut oranges in half and juice them
- Mix brown sugar, sherry, orange pulp, orange juice, ground ginger, mustard, in a small bowl
- Add cloves to ham in centre of score marks (the art where the left and right diagonals meet)
- Use a spoon to cover the ham with the glaze. You will have more then you need, so keep the rest for reglazing during the cook time
- Cover the glaze with a sprinkle of brown sugar
- Wrap the rind covered bone end in alfoil
- Bake for 20 minutes
- Remove from oven, remove alfoil, reglaze ham, add a sprinkle more of brown sugar
- Cover ham with orange rind and zest
- Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the orange rind
- Return to oven for further 20 minutes
- Serve with Mango Moscato Drizzle
Mango Moscato Drizzle
- Combine peach slices and moscato in a medium sized saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat and when cool, use a hand held mixer to blend to a smooth consistency.
- The cloves ie 24 are an approximate count, you may need a few more or a few less. Get the full bottle when buying and use as your ham suggests
- When covering ham with orange rind, use your fingers to gently push flat so that it sticks to the ham
- You can use a Mango Moscato Drizzle if you prefer, I have made that in my Christmas Salad recipe which you will find here.
I am here if you have any questions about these recipes, so don't hesitate to drop me a line.
Wishing you a very safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2019 (omg when did that happen!!)
Adrianne and Tonks xx