Christmas Baking: The Short List of Excellent Holidays Treats

Put your baking skills to the test with these holiday treat suggestions!

Food + Drink Cooking and Entertaining Triston Brewer

This article was published on December 12th, 2020

We have all been forced inside for most of this year, and as a result, there are quite a few of us that have learned to navigate our way effectively around a kitchen. Now that the holiday season has descended upon us, this is the perfect time to put any baking talents you have acquired to good use. If you have just about run out of ideas on what to bake or are looking for new recipes to attempt, you have come to the right place as HomoCulture has prepared a short list of excellent holiday treats and other ideas that are sure to find their ways onto countertops across the world!

Showing The (Baked) Goods

Soft Apple Spice Cookies

Spice up your life a new way this holiday season by foregoing the nutmeg and pumpkin spice and saddling up to apple with this mouth-watering treat that will nearly melt in your mouth! For an added bonus, add some whip cream or brown sugar frosting that will be sure to earn you a few points from the friends and loved ones in your life. Find a great recipe here

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Of course, if you are throwing a party, there are bound to be some people there that want a healthier option that the traditional chocolate chip cookie, but with this recipe, you won’t have to bypass the flavor in any way. No vegan will be able to tell the difference with these chocolate chip cookies that 100% free of animal products. 

Christmas Mince Pies 

For the holidays, there are arguably no greater pies than these fruit-based ones that are perfect direct and pipin’ hot from the oven. Select a few of your favorite fruits and then follow this classic recipe that is guaranteed to impress your friends and family this holiday season. 

Shortbread Cookies

Featuring roasted almonds, fresh butter, and more, shortbread cookies have always been a holiday favorite and if you make these, there are bound to be few leftovers at the end of the evening. This recipe factors in the extra ingredients for the holidays and is a winner across the board and one for the ages!

Suggested Baking Goods

Every year, we aspire to present our readers with new considerations for the holiday season, but of course there are always those yearly faves that cannot be denied. If you have a hankering this year for faggy pudding, queen toffee, or penis brittle, remember that HomoCulture has you covered here with those and a few more treats that are top contenders for the Christmas season. Of course, we have not forgotten about rum balls, butter tarts, black bottom coconut bars, and pumpkin pies too!

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Get Baking Now

This Christmas season show your friends, co-workers, and loved ones how you’ve mastered the art of baking. If you are feeling up to it, you could consider a baking exchange party where you can show off your skills and pick up a few more from someone else. And since it is the holidays, don’t forget to share with those less fortunate at local shelters. For the holiday season, HomoCulture wishes you and yours joy and happiness and the opportunity to extend that holiday cheer far and wide!

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