5 Sweet Recipes for the Festive Season

Lemongrass Poached Pears

Autumn brings with it our favourite fruits – pears, apples and citrus fruits. The recipe below, like all of Fridge Raid, is a guide – use what you’ve got and see what you like best.


Fridge Raid

 Black Bean Brownies

These moist and crumbly gluten-free brownies are completely delicious and you’d never know they were made with black beans!

Meringue Snowmen Cookies

These white chocolate chip cookies from Christmas Cookies are flavoured with Lotus Biscoff spread, which gives a delicious spiced caramel flavour.


Christmas Cookies

Gateau de Savoie

Though simple, this classic Alpine cake from the Savoie is a true delight. It's feather light with a hint of citrus and a lovely crust that begs to be smothered in cream and cherries.


Fireside Food for Cold Winter Nights

Mocha Swirl Loaf with Espresso Icing 

The fromage frais in this loaf keeps the fat content down, while the polenta gives it a lovely crunchy crust.


Banana breads, loaf cakes and other quick tray bakes