Make Your Own Homemade Christmas Hamper
The Christmas hamper is a tried and trusted tradition. Whether it’s full of goodies for your Grandma, or a corporate gift box for your colleagues, a Christmas hamper is a hearty, festive way to show your appreciation for the people who’ve shaped your year. But for your nearest and dearest, there’s nothing better for bringing good tidings than unique homemade Christmas hampers.
From festive food to luxury lotions, with a homemade Christmas hamper you can easily personalise your gift basket, filling it with goodies your friends and family are sure to love. Here are our favourite fillings for fantastic homemade Christmas hampers.
No hamper is complete without a delicious bottle of bubbly! If you’ve always fancied giving homebrewing a go, Christmas is the perfect excuse. Both wine and beer can be made at home with the right ingredients and equipment. However, if you’re looking for an easier (but no less effective) homemade drink to pop in your hampers, our sloe gin and infused vodka recipes are sure to impress!
Jams, Pickles & Preserves
Homemade jams are another firm favourite in a classic Christmas hamper. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, you can make your jams and preserves in large quantities, so it’s easy for you to whip up a hamper-ready batch in no time. Find our favourite Christmas preserve recipes here.
No Christmas hamper is complete without this festive favourite. Love them or hate them, the humble mince pie always gets eaten – whether it’s as it comes, or gently warmed and served with a swirl of whipped cream. Mince pies are really easy to make, too – the most basic recipes just call for mincemeat, shortcrust pastry, and a little milk to give them that golden crust. If you’re a more seasoned baker (or you’re looking for a challenge), this recipe guides you through making your own mincemeat and pastry for the ultimate homemade mince pie.
Personalise your Christmas hampers by filling one of our retro-look sweet tubs with your recipient’s favourite sweets! Go traditional with classic Christmas candy canes, or mix things up with a selection of pick ‘n’ mix. No matter what sweets you choose, they’ll look fab stored in these stylish retro sweet jars.
Cheese & Crackers
If you’re preparing a hamper for someone with a more savoury tooth, you can’t go wrong with a selection of delicious cheeses. Paired with some premium crackers, it’s the perfect evening snack after an enormous Christmas dinner!
It’s never too early to start making thoughtful Christmas gifts for friends and family. Lots of these ideas can be made weeks in advance of the big day, helping take the last-minute-shopping stress out of the festive season. Plus, with our fast UK delivery and no minimum order policy, you’ll find lots of fabulous containers for all your homemade fare. Our bottles and jars will help your products last until Christmas, and beyond!
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