Christmas is all about friends, family, fun and over-indulging. Toss the diet books aside, forget the salad and allow yourself a little (or a lot) of winter comfort in baking form.
There is nothing better than curling up besides the fire with a mug of steaming mulled wine or decadent hot chocolate and an array of cakes, biscuits and chocolates spread out around you.
Here are a few of my favourite winter-time recipes to get your Christmas baking juices flowing:
Happy baking and have a wonderful Christmas!