During Christmas families gather in the kitchen to make and bake many delicious meals.There are many traditional dishes that are made during Christmas. However, The focal point during the holidays are desserts and sweets. Gingerbread,cookies, pies, tarts and fruit cakes are a few of the common desserts during the holiday.
Here are the most popular Christmas desserts to bake:
Christmas cookies come in all shapes and flavors. From Christmas tree shaped to chocolate and vanilla butter cookies; cookies are the most popular dessert of the season.
Here are the most popular types of cookies:
- Peanut butter
Gingerbread is a Christmas favorite because of how versatile it is. The most common way to use gingerbread during Christmas is either by making gingerbread men or a gingerbread house. Gingerbread can be decorated in many different ways as well. All gingerbread goes well with royal icing, but can be complemented with a variety of flavors like chocolate. For example, a pre-made gingerbread house could benefit with additional chocolate or marshmallow decorations for a better taste.
Apple, berries and other fruit pies are a staple of the Christmas holiday. The most popular type of pie during Christmas is usually an apple pie. Other common pies for the holidays would be pumpkin, blackberry, key lime pie and Christmas white pie.
Cakes as a dessert during Christmas is very common. The most popular types of cakes during the holiday are
- Christmas cake
- Red velvet
- Candy Cane
- Peppermint Cake
- Cranberry orange Spice
5) Sweet Bread
There are a variety of sweet breads that are perfect for Christmas. Sweet breads are thick pieces of bread that have been toasted and garnished with either chocolate, cinnamon or powder sugar. They are lightly baked and a less dense version of cake. Sweet bread does not usually contain much frosting or toppings.