While we loved everything about our 2023 TV special, Christmas with The Australian Women’s Weekly, it’s no surprise the holiday recipes were a crowd favourite!
So, let this be your reminder that as the silly season quickly approaches, to give yourself time to not only pull out all the holiday classics, but to add a twist that will surely have your loved ones begging you for a Christmas in July.
For mouthwatering takes on traditional mains, summer desserts, and finger-licking leftovers, continue reading for all of the receipes featured in this year’s show.
Apple caramel glazed ham
Starting off strong with the ultimate Christmas dish – the glazed ham! This show stopping centrepiece will continue to be a talking point as you enjoy the delicious flavours in your leftovers for days to come.
Turkey roll with apple herb stuffing
This is not only a timesaver on a traditional Christmas main, but the golden and crispy skin, herby stuffing, and caramelisation, easily makes this a delicious alternative.
Vegetarian Christmas roast
Not only is this a fantastic and unique spin that is inclusive of a range of dietary requirements at the Christmas table, this vegetarian roast is a great way to pimp up your usual vegetables for your guests. And we promise, it’s much easier than it looks.
Baked Salmon with a watermelon pomegranate salsa
Seafood is on the front of everyone’s mind during the holidays, and there’s no better way to serve your salmon, than accompanied with a fresh, zesty pomegranate and watermelon salsa.
Christmas tree pavlova
Sometimes it’s best to stick with a family staple, but this Christmas tree pavlova will have everyone whipping out their phones to snap a shot of this stunning dessert.
A fresh and summery twist on a holiday classic is the best way to switch up your Christmas dessert line up. Mango, passionfruit, and vanilla – need we say more?
Mango dream bars
It says it in the name. These mango cheek ice cream bars truly are a dream dessert! Not only are they a genius way to elevate the Aussie summer staple, they’re a super fun way to get the whole family involved in the kitchen.
Christmas Rocky Road
This family favourite won’t last two seconds at your silly-season events. Filled to the brim with only best ingredients, including Lotus Biscoff biscuits, and Raffaelos. This rocky road is a must make.
This is the perfect snack to have sitting next to the cherries on your Christmas table! Smokey and spiced, these Australian macadamias also make a fantastic gift.
Honey soy nuts
Add a little crunch to your salads, and a little spice to your Christmas lunch. These soy glazed Australian macadamia nuts are the perfect moreish pantry staple these holidays.
Ham and Cheese Toastie
Your Christmas ham will be the real gift this year as it continues to feed you and your family for weeks to come! What’s the best way to enjoy some ham leftovers? In our ultimate take on a toasted sandwich of course!