Donna Hay Christmas recipes: Turkey with a twist and easiest-ever sweet treats

A sparkling spin on the trad roast, plus easiest-ever sweet treats from ice cream to bakes: these Donna Hay Christmas recipes will please any crowd.

Prosecco-brined turkey with Brussels sprouts and speck

donna hay prosecco brined turkey
Chris Court, William Meppem, Con Polous, Ansom Smart. Styling: Steve Pearce

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Honey and almond hasselback squash

donna hay hasselback squash
Chris Court, William Meppem, Con Polous, Ansom Smart. Styling: Steve Pearce

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Crispy pork belly with fennel salt

donna hay crispy pork belly
Chris Court, William Meppem, Con Polous, Ansom Smart. Styling: Steve Pearce

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Spice-rubbed roast duck with cherry sauce

donna hay spice-rubbed roast duck
Chris Court, William Meppem, Con Polous, Ansom Smart. Styling: Steve Pearce

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Whole roasted cauliflower in white wine and garlic butter

donna hay whole roasted cauliflower
Chris Court, William Meppem, Con Polous, Ansom Smart. Styling: Steve Pearce

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Plus two super-sweet stars

Reboot your big-day menu with imaginative puds that can be made ahead.

Candy-cane and brownie ice cream

Donna Hay candy cane ice cream
Chris Court, William Meppem, Con Polous, Ansom Smart. Styling: Steve Pearce

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Raspberry and shortbread slice

donna hay raspberry and shortbread slice
Chris Court, William Meppem, Con Polous, Ansom Smart. Styling: Steve Pearce

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Christmas Feasts and Treats by Donna Hay is published by Fourth Estate, price £20. To order a copy for £16 until 8 December, call 01603 648155 or go to mailshop.co.uk; p&p is free on all orders. 

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