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.

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

Croome 1940s Christmas party
Cakes and bakes

Croome's 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.

Fidget Pasty at Attingham Park, Shropshire
Main courses

Attingham Fidget Pasty 

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

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.

Christmas Feuille with cream
Cakes and bakes

Belton Yule Feuille 

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

A mincemeat loaf
Cakes and bakes

Dudmaston Mincemeat Loaf 

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

Hardwick mulberry jelly, served with casserole and vegetables
Condiments

Hardwick Mulberry Jelly 

A delicious mulberry jelly to compliment a seasonal dish.

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.

Calke Abbey, the entrance hall at Christmas, Midlands

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.