Bonfire Night food

Need easy Bonfire Night recipes to keep everyone warm and fed after the last firework has fizzled out?

We've delved into the Mumsnet recipe archive to find simple, rustle-'em-up beforehand recipes for hearty fare, and traditional sweet treats too.



While watching the bonfire blaze outside in the cold, you need something to keep you cosy. Try these warming comfortf foods. Dishes with a little bit of spice will really help to perk you up.


butternut soup chilli con carne potato skins



Over the years, toffee has become the sweet of choice for Bonfire Night. You can make it yourself, dip apples in it, or make some yummy squares of traditional Yorkshire parkin or some rocky road to pass around. 


toffee apple cinder toffee parkin



Hot drinks are the way forward when watching fireworks. Warm up from the inside out with some seasonal hot chocolate, mulled wine or cider. 


cider hot chocolate mulled wine



Have we missed a firm family favourite? Please add your recipes for Bonfire Night nosh to the Mumsnet recipe index.


Last updated: 14-Oct-2014 at 12:52 PM