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Christmas Dessert Hacks: Entertaining, Bring A Plate Or Hostess Gift!

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1 December 2023

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Tis the season to be jolly, but who said it can’t be the season to be savvy? As the festive vibes kick in, the last thing you want is to be tangled in the tinsel of stressful dessert preparations. This Christmas, Woolworths has a sleigh full of hacks that will save you time, and stress with their ready-to-devour desserts! From trifles to tarts, meringues to mince pies, cookies to cheese and all things in between, they have everything you need to help make Christmas special. 

Gold Chocolate, Coconut and Raspberry Yule Log – $43 

A Christmas classic, but who has the time to roll and bake a log-shaped cake from scratch? Yule love this easy-peasy Yule Log from the bakery department, hand decorated and is a perfect blend of flavours and textures. 

For a homemade touch, dust with sugar, top with fresh fruit and a sprig of holly! 

Dulce De Leche Trifle – $45 

The unsung hero of holiday desserts! This hand-finished masterpiece is layered with dulce de leche, custard, and sponge, promising a rich and indulgent experience with every bite. 

Top it off with edible glitter or festive sprinkles for a homemade touch!

Gingerbread DIY House – $25

Photographer: Timothy Roberts

A labour of love, and patience you can be the holiday hero without breaking a sweat (or cracking an egg) This DIY Gingerbread House comes complete with pipe-able icing and a variety of decorations, allowing you to customise your creation to your heart’s content. 

Limited-edition Christmas Smash Cake – $50

Have your cake and smash it too this silly season, with Woolworths’ most highly anticipated Christmas item hitting stores this week. The supermarket’s limited-edition Christmas Smash Cake sold out in 2022 and is expected to fly off shelves again this year. Designed to bring a little moment of magic to young and old alike, the festive favourite has gone viral on TikTok and is guaranteed to be a crowd-pleasing centrepiece this Christmas. Simply crack open the solid chocolate dome to reveal layers of rich chocolate sponge and buttercream, topped with an assortment of sweets! Then slice, slice baby – it can be shared with up to 26 people, making it an affordable treat at just under $2 per serve. 

So, there you have it dessert dreamers, a guide to hacking Christmas with store-bought desserts that will leave your guests wondering if you have a secret family recipe. Woolworths Food range has everything you need to help make Christmas special. Visit in-store or online to see the full range here Christmas at Woolworths.

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