As we creep closer and closer to Christmas Day, it’s time to get cracking on planning your Christmas menu, putting up the tree and buying gifts. But this year why not make the festive season that little bit sweeter with these unique edible Christmas gifts.
For very little time and for not much money, you can whip up stunning and delicious edible gifts, guaranteed to impress. Plus the effort you go into with these treats will be truly appreciated by all who receive. Who doesn’t love reaching for something delicious to munch on? Especially during the silly season.
Edible Christmas gifts idea inspiration
Edible gifts in jars and beautifully packaged treats are always welcome at Christmas. It’s a more personal, and cost-effective way of giving and showing friends and family you care. Check out this quick guide on what you can make for gifting.
Sauces and Condiments: homemade condiments and sauces are a lovely touch to any meal. That’s why a thought-fully chosen homemade condiment or sauce makes for a wonderful gift. Packaged in a pretty jar, the receiver can then keep the delicious sauce in their fridge to enjoy for days or weeks. Although if your sauce or condiment has any serving instructions be sure to include this on the jar.
Flavoured oils and spice rubs: homemade spice mixes and oils are the perfect gift for any passionate home cook and foodie in your life. They are very quick to pull together and so versatile. Choose different oils, spices and flavours you like and package them up in gorgeous jars and bottles, ready to gift.
Flavoured alcohol and cordial: whether your purchasing alcohol and flavoured cordial to gift or brewing your own be sure to wash and throughly rinse the bottles. Again choosing stylish bottles and you can also wrap some ribbon around the top for an extra festive touch. Alcohol and flavoured cordials are the perfect gift for friends and families to enjoy this Christmas Day.
Cookies, sweets and chocolates: who dosen’t love delicious rum balls, gingerbread cookies or shortbread. They are a Christmas necessity and also make gorgeous gifts. Why not wrap your sweets in cellophane and finish off with gorgeous ribbon. In the lead up to Christmas why not try making rums balls or delicious white Christmas, but remember to make extra for yourself to enjoy.
Edible gift recipe ideas