Instead of spending a fortune on lotions and vouchers for teachers and friends for Christmas gifts, why not make your own edible gifts. Here are five great ideas, plus recipes.
It’s very satisfying to make your own jams, chutneys and marmalades. Plus, they make great gifts. This yummy lemon marmalade is great with fresh scones. Cook a batch, bottle it in a pretty jar and tie a nice ribbon around it for the perfect edible Christmas gift.
Most people have a sweet tooth, and there’s nothing better to satisfy that craving than a block of fudge. Make a batch and wrap a couple of pieces in pretty paper, and tie with a ribbon. Pair this with a nice bottle of wine or some other edible gifts that you made yourself.
Don’t know what to get your children’s teachers for end-of-year gifts? Help the kids bake gingerbread cookies and get them to decorate them. Put a batch of biscuits in a pretty tin, and voila – you have very cute end-of-year gifts for all the teachers.
Another great edible gift idea. Chocolate is a girl’s best friend after all. Need some gift inspiration for your girl friends? Bake a batch of these yummy chocolate brownies and wrap them in pretty paper, tied with a ribbon. Pair the package with your besties’ favourite coffee blend or bottle of wine.
Granola and cranberry buttermilk rusks
There’s nothing better than rusk with your morning coffee. Bake a batch of these delicious rusks and include a packet in all you friends’ and family’s Christmas stockings.
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