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9 recipes to celebrate Bonfire Night

by Genevieve Halbert

published on 4 November 2021

Whether you’re enjoying a back garden bonfire, hosting a full-on feast, or watching a firework display, this collection of recipes is sure to take your Bonfire Night celebrations to the next level.

Winter Nights Chilli

Winter Nights Chilli

Cooked for six hours, this warmly spiced chilli is packed with melt-in-the mouth pork and beef, as well as peppers, squash, and beans. A fresh apple and red onion salsa provides a pleasing contrast to this hearty winter warmer.

Mary Berry’s Smoky Firecracker Chicken Drumsticks

Mary Berry’s Smoky Firecracker Chicken Drumsticks

The perfect, fuss-free snack to eat round the bonfire, these chicken drumsticks are flavoured with sweet, smoky paprika, Worcestershire sauce, and maple syrup.

From the book

Mary Berry’s Posh Jacket Potatoes

Mary Berry’s Posh Jacket Potatoes

Looking for something to eat alongside Mary’s smoky chicken drumsticks? Try these spruced up jacket potatoes. With four different kinds of topping to choose from, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Slow-cooked Chicken with a Crisp Corn Crust

Slow-cooked Chicken with a Crisp Corn Crust

from Simple

Ottolenghi’s meltingly tender, slow-cooked chicken is flavoured with rose harissa, jarred red peppers, and smoky paprika, and cooked with an irresistibly crisp corn crust. This is cosy bowl food at its very finest.

Cinder Toffee Biscuits

Cinder Toffee Biscuits

from Biscuit

A riff on the Bonfire Night classic, these cinder toffee biscuits are topped with melted chocolate and crushed honeycomb pieces.

Bonfire Brownies

Bonfire Brownies

by Linda Collister

Studded with pecan nuts, mini marshmallows, and chocolate chips, these squidgy brownies will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Toffee Apple Crumble

Toffee Apple Crumble

by Gerhard Jenne

A thick slice of this streusel-topped, caramel-drenched apple pie is just the thing to eat with a hot cup of tea as you watch the fireworks go off.

Jane’s Patisserie’s S’mores Muffins

by Jane Dunn

It wouldn’t be Bonfire Night without some toasted marshmallows and Jane’s Patisserie’s s’mores muffins are just the ticket.

Apple and Spice Vin Chaud

Apple and Spice Vin Chaud

by Jo Pratt

Keep those hands warm with a cup of apple and spice vin chaud, infused with cinnamon and star anise.

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