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Holiday Sweet Treats

We all have our tried and true go-to holiday sweets and treats but this year why not include a sampling from your favourite Fairmont to bring to your holiday gatherings? With some inspiration from our top chefs, you'll have more than enough reason to indulge this season.

Chef Sean Curry's Molasses Crinkle Cookies brought to you by Fairmont Chicago
Imagine your future wife taking you home to meet her mom for the first time. Your future Mother-in-Law invites you to join her baking her famous Molasses Crinkle Cookies. Well, that's just what happened to Chef Sean Curry! What started as an awkward introduction has become a beloved Curry family tradition. 

Eggnog Profiteroles brought to you by Fairmont Copley Plaza
The holiday season is the perfect time to bake with classic winter flavors such as cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. No holiday season is complete without egg nog, which features these seasonal flavors.

Festive Eggnog Cheesecake brought to you by Fairmont Southampton
What says Christmas more than eggnog? Take this favourite drink and turn it into a cheesecake for everyone's new top dessert.

Horchata Chocolate Rice Pudding brought to you by Fairmont Austin
Try this new twist on rice pudding made with seeds, almonds, and cinnamon. Your taste buds will thank you!

Jamican Fruit Cake brought to you by Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Fruit Cake has gotten a bad rap over the years, but this Jamaican Fruit Cake is sure to be a hit over the holidays, or all year long for that matter! The bonus - it's a breeze to prepare and turns out a dense, moist cake with rich flavours.

No-Bake Berry Cream Cake brought to you by Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
When there's only so much room in the oven, it's always a treat to see a beautiful cake that requires no baking! 

Old World Gingerbread Cookies brought to you by Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
The Old World Gingerbread cookie, originally called Elisen Lebkuchen, is a recipe which is used in the traditional German Christmas Bakeries. Ideally served with a tea or coffee in front of a fireplace.

Orange Pavlova with Pumpkin Spiced Whipped Cream and Cranberry Compote brought to you by Fairmont Vancouver Airport 
Impress your guests this season with a festive take on this elegant and easy to make dessert. From the sweet and subtle tartness of the cranberry compote to the comforting flavours of pumpkin spice, this treat is sure to become a holiday classic.

Sesame Seed Panna Cotta with Coffee Jelly and Kahlua's Cream brought to you by Fairmont Mayakoba
Enjoy this interpretation of Panna Cotta, one of Italy’s most popular desserts, with a touch of Kahlua Coffee Cream Liqueur!

S'more Pizza brought to you by Fairmont Waterfront
What could be better than taking two of our favorite things pizza and s'mores and putting them together?! (Trick question - there is nothing better than a chocolate pizza) Pastry Chef Karly Pomes' recipe is quick and easy, plus it's guaranteed to wow those unexpected guests over the holidays.

Spiced Chocolate Ring Cake with Candied Fruits brought to you by Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
Trick everyone into thinking this delicious spiced cake took hours of prepping and baking with this simple recipe.

Stock Hermit Christmas Cookies brought to you by Fairmont Banff Springs
Healthy and delicious? Count us in! Try out these cookies made with oats, nuts, seeds, and apricot!

Sweet Table Feast brought to you by Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello
This is a fun way to present and serve a classic chocolate fondue at your holiday dinner.

Vanilla Shortbread Holiday Cookies brought to you by Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
Everyone needs a classic go-to recipe for shortbread, you may have just found yours.

Warm Chocolate Tart brought to you by Fairmont Royal York
These warm chocolate tarts, created by Executive Chef Robert Mills, are sure to impress any dinner party guests. We've topped our tarts with glazed figs, however, feel free to use seasonal berries, a fruit coulis sauce, or chocolate shavings on top of this decadent crowd pleasure.


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