White Snowflake Cake
A sweet, vanilla sponge topped with seasonal berries. Enjoy with a cup of your favourite Christmas coffee blend.
Dhs150 (minimum deliveries total order of Dhs1,000). Sugarmoo. www.sugarmoo.com.
1. Chocolate-filled bauble
Fortnum’s 2015 bauble comes filled with chocolates – perfect for hiding your treats if you hate sharing.
Dhs85. Fortnum & Mason, www.fortnumandmason.com
2. Giant mince pies
Thin pastry gives way to a generous filling of fruity More-made mince (featuring cashew nuts).
Dhs13 each, or six for Dhs75. More Café, Marina Mall (02 447 6325).
3. Chocolate crinkle cookies, pumpkin whoopie pies and gingersnap whoopie cookies
Deviate from tradition with Magnolia’s festively flavoured, sweet sandwiches.
Chocolate Dhs30 per bag, whoopie pies Dhs10 each. Magnolia Bakery, Galleria Mall (02 674 9380).
4. Silly sunken Santas
Show your guests you’ve got a sense of humour with these Santa-stuck-in-the-chimney treats, made of chocolate macadamia cupcookies, filled withbanana cream custard.
Dhs25 each (minimum deliveries total order of Dhs1,000). Sugarmoo. www.sugarmoo.com.
5. Gingersnap people
Some of the most delicately decoratedbiscuits you’ll find this season.
Dhs10 each. Pinch Gourmet, www.pinchgourmet.com (055 625 0261).
6. Festive biscuits
Some of these beautiful tins sing if you twist the base, and their contents pair magnificently with a cup of Fortnum’s Christmas Tea.
Dhs100 per tin. Fortnum & Mason, www.fortnumandmason.com
7. Festive cupcakes
Tuck into vanilla and chocolate cupcakes, decorated with lashings of vanilla buttercream and decorations including nods to The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Dhs19. Magnolia Bakery, Galleria Mall (02 674 9380).
8. Frosty fluffs
These marshmallow snowmen on a chocolate cookie base follow SugarMoo’s comedy Christmas theme.
Dhs30 (minimum deliveries total order of Dhs1,000). Sugarmoo. www.sugarmoo.com.
9. Mini gingerbread men
These green and red trouser-wearing folk are More’s smaller biscuit offerings
(50g each). There’s also a giant option (150g), for giant appetites. Dhs11 for four. More Café, Marina Mall (02 447 6325).
Christmas desserts in Abu Dhabi
Miniature mince pies to lavish Yule logs to fill your cupboards
White Snowflake Cake
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