Christmas celebration is the most delightful time of the year. It is celebrated on 25 December every year with immense fervor and gaiety. This blissful festival commemorates the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ, who is believed to be the creator of Christianity. As such, Christmas has a special religious significance for Christians all around the world. People all across the globe celebrate this auspicious occasion in their own way. However, religious people spend the day performing various sacred customs and church services. More than the traditions and customs, Christmas celebrations are all about spending time with your near and dear ones, holy Christmas decorations, enjoying scrumptious foods, and organizing sumptuous parties. The major USP of these Christmas parties and re-unions is the grand Christmas feast. Different countries have their traditional feasts at different times of Christmas. While some countries have it at Christmas Eve, others take their Christmas meal on Christmas or Christmas Monday.
Well, whatever is the day or time, one aspect that remains constant everywhere is happiness and merrymaking. No meal is perfect without desserts; thus, Christmas treats are the most significant segment of Christmas feast. In Provence, the traditional Christmas meal is called le gros souper (the big supper) which ends with a ritual number of 13 desserts symbolizing Christ and his 12 apostles. The traditional superstition related to them is that all the dessert recipes must be served altogether at the same time and each guest must taste each one, or else it is considered as a bad omen. Desserts during Christmas feast include fruits cakes, puddings, pies, and pastries. In the following segment, we have listed easy recipes of some prominent Christmas desserts. Check out these delicious and easy recipes, and spice up your celebrations. Merry Christmas!
Here are the reasons behind having Christmas deserts.