We've delved through all the big name supermarkets have to offer, to give you the ultimate list of all the stand-out cakes and bakes available for Christmas 2019It may still be Summer for most of us, but in the food world, Christmas has come early! Many of the supermarkets have released a preview of the festive desserts that will be on offer soon. The Christmas ranges include a few trends such as caramel, crumble, and cheesecake! Here's a round-up of all that we know so far! *Updated 27th September 2019 with M&S and Lidl *Updated 8th October 2019 with Iceland and Morrisons *Updated 14th November with Sainsbury's
Specially Selected Crumble-topped Mince Pies
Specially Selected Exquisite Chocolate Bauble
Gingerbread Dough Kit
Exquisite Vintage Pudding
Exquisite Christmas Cake Selection
Golden Topped Twist Sticky Pudding
Extra Special Millionaire’s Winter Village
Extra Special Chocolate Swirl Vegan Desserts
Pip the Penguin Cake
Extra Special Gin-ger Bread Roulade
Extra Special White Chocolate and Lemon Pine Cones
Sloe Gin Mince Pie Tarts
Irresistible Spiced Salted Caramel Roulade
Irresistible Winter Eve's Pudding Tarts
Shimmering Berry Cheesecake
Free-From Treats including Spiced Fruit Cake Bites, Cranberry & Orange Tiffin Bites, Ruby the Reindeer Cupcakes, and Chocolate Yule Log Brownies
No-Moo Chocolate Snowflakes (a single-portion dessert with melting middle and dairy-free chocolate shell).
Luxury 5 Gold Rings (Belgian dark chocolate mousse on a dark chocolate cookie base covered in a golden dark chocolate shell.)
Deluxe Chocolate Cottage
Also: gingerbread mince pies!
Marks & Spencer
Christmas rainbow cake
Trifle flavour cream
The Best Panettone Crumb Pudding (combining Panettone and Christmas pudding classics)
The Best Woodland Cake
Pleasecake Black Forest Cheesecake Fully Loaded
Lots of Cheesecakes! Including Sticky Toffee Pudding, Pomegranate & Pistachio, Clementine & Orange Blossom. Ginger & Black Treacle, and Black Forest flavours.
Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake
Clementine & Almond Cake
Also: a 1kg Panettone al Mandarino, a Pandora Classico, a Waldrons Chocolate Swiss Roll and a Chocolate Meringue Roulade.
Taste the Difference Chocolate & Orange Melt in the middle pudding
Oozing with a rich Belgian chocolate and orange sauce, our Taste the Difference Chocolate & Orange pudding is a tasty treat for the family this festive season. Hand-decorated with dark chocolate shavings and gold dusting, it’s guaranteed to get everyone in the Christmas spirit! For extra indulgence, pair with cream or ice-cream.
Taste the Difference Chocolate & Clementine Yule Log
A spin on the traditional yule log, our Taste the Difference Chocolate & Clementine Yule Log creates the perfect seasonal flavour with its zesty clementine curd and velvety chocolate crème pâtissière filling. Its caramelised orange shred and gold dusting toppings will bring a real sparkle to your plate this Christmas.
Taste the Difference Triple Chocolate Puddings
These sparkling puds are made using a rich Belgian chocolate mousse, and a secret centre of luscious dark chocolate sauce. Hand-finished with a crisp dark chocolate snowflake, a splash of creamy white chocolate mousse and delicate pearl lustre, they’re a real festive indulgence.
Strawberries and Cream Santa Hat
Bringing a smile to the family table, this fun, festive dessert has some true Christmas cheer. Made using layers of creamy white chocolate semifreddo and a stunning strawberry and raspberry sorbet, it has a vibrant festive colour and a deliciously fruity taste. Festive fun for all the family.
Taste the Difference White Chocolate & Raspberry Snow Dome
For those looking for a real show stopper after the main course, our Taste the Difference White Chocolate & Raspberry Snow Dome is a stunning choice. Offering layers of velvety mousse made with creamy Belgian white chocolate and filled with layers of luscious raspberry compote and sweet raspberry mousse in crisp white chocolate and feuilletine shell, this geometric dome is the on-trend go-to option for this year’s Christmas table.
Taste the Difference Golden Apple Caramel Pudding
A delicious alternative to the classic Christmas pudding, our Taste the Difference Golden Apple Caramel Pudding will bring the wow factor to your Christmas table this year. The light sponge is topped with an indulgently rich rum caramel sauce and finished with a gold shimmer - it’s guaranteed to be a Christmas showstopper!
Santa’s Raspberry Belly Cheesecake
A dessert that’s festive and fun for all, our by Sainsbury’s Santa’s Raspberry Belly Cheesecake is a crowd pleaser! With layers of baked vanilla flavour cheesecake topped with a sweet raspberry glaze on a digestive biscuit crumb and hand finished with a chocolate ganache belt and gold chocolate buckle. Guaranteed to bring smiles to the family dinner table!
Taste the Difference FreeFrom Choc, Cherry & Amaretto Cookies
Combining classic Christmas flavours, our Taste the Difference FreeFrom Choc, Cherry & Amaretto cookies are an indulgent, dessert-inspired cookie with a crumbly, oaty texture.
Taste the Difference FreeFrom Christmas Cake
Our new Taste the Difference FreeFrom Christmas Cake might be gluten and milk-free, but this beautifully balanced recipe guarantees there’s no compromise on taste. Filled with juicy sultanas, raisins and cherries, and finished with a splash of French brandy, it’s a festive bite to be enjoyed. The cake has been hand decorated with a beautiful snowflake design to give a classic Christmas look to any festivity.
Taste the Difference Christmas Cookie & Shortbread Selection (Salted Caramel Cookie, Choc Orange Shortbread and Rum & Raisin cookie)
Gluten-free and made with all butter, these crumbly cookies make for an indulgent treat at Christmas. A convenient selection box of flavoured cookies and shortbread, which can either be served together on a platter or eaten one by one over the Christmas period. A gorgeous gift suited for all!
Vegan Raspberry & Clementine Snowflake Jelly
A sparkly and fruity clementine and orange flavoured jelly with raspberries and edible glitter, set in a snowflake mould.
Taste the Difference Lemon & Passionfruit Buche
Our luscious lemon Buche blends whipped cream with Belgian white chocolate and Sicilian lemon for a creamy but refreshing mousse. We fill it with a layer of silky passionfruit and orange curd for a vibrant, tangy surprise. Delicately dusted with edible silver glitter for festive sparkle.
Gingerbread Village Triple Layer Cake
Layers of light gingerbread sponge filled and covered with salted caramel frosting, then hand-decorated with an edible icing collar. Our triple-layer cake is decorated with a village of gingerbread houses, complete with a sprinkling of stars and a dusting of edible glitter.
Christmas Tree Chocolate Pots
Finest Belgian Chocolate & Clementine Cake
Elf Fairy Cake Kit
Finest Passionfruit Sleigh
Also: Crumble-Topped Mince Pies and a Smash Nose
Heston from Waitrose Pistachio Stollen Loaf
Chocolate, Caramel & Vanilla Choux Wreath
The Giant Jaffa Cake Dessert
Also: Fig & Port Cheese Cake and Plum, Spiced Ginger & Honey Mince Pies.This post will be updated with any further announcements. First published 20th August 2019.
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