Christmas recipes from Midlands places

Christmas celebrations often centre around food and drink. We've collected a few seasonal and festive recipes from places across the Midlands for you to try this festive season.

Berrington's entrance pathway hedges decorated as Christmas puddings
Puddings

Christmas pudding scones 

We just love a Christmas pudding here at Berrington, but why not try something a little exciting and different... in the form of a scone.

Calke Abbey in Derbyshire uses estate-brewed ale in their Christmas cake
Cakes and bakes

Tollgate ale Christmas cake 

'Tis the season to be jolly, with Calke's take on a classic Christmas cake.

Fidget Pasty at Attingham Park, Shropshire
Main courses

Attingham Fidget Pasty 

Make your own Fidget Pasty with this National Trust recipe from Attingham Park.

A plate of ginerbread men
Cakes and bakes

Dudmaston Gingerbread Men 

Have a go at making our tasty gingerbread men ideal for the festive season

Christmas Feuille with cream
Cakes and bakes

Belton Yule Feuille 

Why not try Belton's interesting twist on a classic, the Yule Feuille?

Cook mixing ingredient a bowl for a Christmas pudding
Puddings

Upton's Traditional Christmas Pudding 

Tasty and traditional, Upton's Christmas pudding is a welcome treat for visitors to the Pavilion Restaurant.

Hardwick mulberry jelly, served with casserole and vegetables
Condiments

Hardwick Mulberry Jelly 

A delicious mulberry jelly to compliment a seasonal dish.

Croome 1940s Christmas party
Cakes and bakes

Ministry of Food Christmas cake 

A recommended recipe from the Ministry of Food both in 1947 and again in 1948 - the ingredients make a very acceptable fruit cake.

Cooking utensils in the kitchen
Cakes and bakes

Dudmaston Mincemeat Loaf 

Wondering what to do with that extra jar of mincemeat? Why not try our Dudmaston Mincemeat Loaf?

Christmas cake decorating
Cakes and bakes

Dudmaston Last Minute Christmas Cake 

Left it late to do your Christmas baking? Never fear this recipe gives great results at the last minute.

Sloes growing in September
Drinks

Sloe Gin 

Ranger Rod tells you how to make his favourite winter tipple.

Father Christmas sat next to a Christmas tree in the study

What's on in the Midlands this Christmas 

There's exciting things on all across the region this Christmas time. Find out what Christmas events are happening in the Midlands.