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Whether you’re watching the festivities from your bedroom window or lighting a few sparklers in your garden, go out with a bang this Bonfire Night with these brilliant recipes.
Looking for a showstopper to match the fireworks? Whip up this crackling bonfire tart. Or keep things simple with these cheesy bean toasties – a speedy treat that’s bound to bring you joy. There are plenty more to choose from, including sweet and savoury delights, so go ahead and scroll through them all.
Brilliant Bonfire Night recipes
Comfort is the name of the game with these three-cheese and bean toasties. We’ve used Red Leicester, mozzarella, and Cheddar for extra tang – and they only take 15 minutes to throw together. Result!
Three ingredients – that’s all it takes to make these easy, crispy hasselbacks. Switch up your potato game and give them a go. Or, if you want to take them up another notch, scatter over the quick bacon and onion topping for extra flavour.
Fiery chorizo, sweet peppers and hearty cannellini beans ensure this warming one-pot really does have it all. And it’s versatile, too! Serve with rice, crusty bread or even the hasselback baked potatoes (above).
A tasty nibble with a chilli kick, these crispy chicken bites are a brilliant way to use up leftover breadcrumbs. Serve with the zesty soured cream dip to cut through the richness.
There’s no shame in using a few shortcut ingredients, especially when the result tastes this good. These quick custard pots are a riff on a Bonfire Night favourite – toffee apples – and only take 15 minutes to make. If you want to make them in advance, simply chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
6. Pork buns
Discover two fantastic ways to make pork buns: choose from cider and mustard pork steaks or sweet chilli-glazed sausages in our tasty tiger rolls. Which one will you choose?
If you really want to go out with a bang this Bonfire Night, there’s no better way than with this crackling Bonfire tart. The shortcrust pastry case is filled with a rich chocolate filling and topped with pieces of honeycomb. A must-try for Guy Fawkes Night (and beyond).
This traditional bake hales from northern England and is made with oats, black treacle and ginger. It’s fiery and sweet – the perfect warming treat for when the night’s draw in.
There are few things more comforting than a steaming mug of hot chocolate, and this isn’t any old hot chocolate recipe either. Add a dash of toffee sauce and a squirt of whipped cream for the ultimate indulgent drink. Don’t forget to check out these chocolate orange and chai latte versions, too!
Co-op Food editor