Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

Chocolate brownie meringue gateau recipe

Servings: 16 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutesIngredientsBase:200g plain chocolate, roughly chopped 200g Stork Block 250g icing sugar 3 medium eggs 115g plain flourMeringue:4 egg whites1/4 teaspoon cream...

Double chocolate soufflé with orange and ginger confit

Luke Thomas says: "This is a special recipe for me because it’s what I made when I won a big competition that really kick-started my cooking career. It was the...

Independence Day: Top 10 American recipes

No doubt America's celebrities will be joining in the parties, parades, fireworks, bonfires and barbecues held across the US's 50 states to mark Independence Day on the Fourth of July...

A taste of Brazil: 5 recipes for the summer

With all eyes on Brazil as the 2014 World Cup edges towards the grand finale, HELLO! Online has turned to the culinary side of the hosting country to get a...

Rich marbled chocolate cake

Serves 12Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 35 minutes, plus coolingUsing Chocolate Horlicks® in the recipe deepens the flavour of the buttercream used to decorate the cake, adding to the rich...

Top 10 Easter desserts

Stars such as Cara Delevingne, Nicole Richie and even President Barack Obama shared snaps of their Easter celebrations last year. Katy Perry donned bunny ears and mums Jessica Alba and...

Ten delicious desserts in time for Mother's Day

If you're struggling to find a last minute gift for mum this Mother's Day the answer might just be in one of these sweet treats.Just in time for 30 March...

Deep dish rhubarb and strawberry tarts

Serves: 8Preparation time: 30 minutesChill: 15 minutes plus several hoursCooking time: 29-40 minutesIngredientsTart cases 250g (9oz) plain flour50g (2oz) icing sugar100g (4oz) butter at room temperature, diced2 egg yolks1-1 1/2...

Blackberry and coconut parfait

Serves: 6Preparation time: 25 minutesCook time: 3-4 minutesChill: 6 hours or overnight IngredientsGranola base 40g (11/2oz) butter40g (11/2oz) flaked almonds, roughly crushed40g (11/2oz) pistachio nuts, roughly chopped1 tablespoon caster sugarParfait...

Blueberry focaccia

Makes: 1 large loafServes: 6-8Preparation time: 30 minutesRising: 45-60 minutesCook time: 30-35 minutesIngredients1 orange, rind only, pared away in strips with a vegetable peeler1 lemon, rind only, pared away in...

Very berry lemon baskets

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 10 minutesIngredients150g (5oz) Greek style yogurt100g (4oz) good quality lemon curd1 passion fruit, halved6 readymade brandy snap baskets150g (5oz) small strawberries, halved100g (4oz) raspberries75g (3oz) blueberries25g...

Clotted cream fudge

Receiving homemade gifts is such a treat, so make a batch of this fudge and pack in pretty little boxes or jars. Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: up to 10...

Baileys and peanut butter choux bun

A sweet, fluffy Choux Bun with a Baileys and Peanut Butter Cream centre, topped with a chocolate decorationMakes: 8IngredientsTo Make The Choux Bun:125ml Semi-Skimmed Milk125ml Water100g Unsalted Butter, diced½ tsp...

Baked fruit pavlova

Preparation time: 5 minutesBBQ time: 60 minutesIngredients 2 eggs, whites of120g caster sugar½ tsp cornflour3 plums, or seasonal fruits1 tbsp honey2 tbsps orange juice300ml double creamMethod Set up the barbecue...

Top 10 afternoon teas in London

Thinking of treating your mum to afternoon tea for Mother's Day on 30 March? Or maybe you fancy a fun day out with friends? We've tried the dainty sandwiches, tucked...

Inspired by the Oscars: gluten-free pizza recipes and more

At this year's Oscars ceremony, host Ellen DeGeneres delighted guests by sharing out not just pizza, but gluten-free pizza."No worries on the pizza peeps!" tweeted pregnant Scandal actress Kerry Washington...

Guinness chocolate cake

As baking fever sweeps the nation, Guinness’ luxurious offering is sure to get cake lovers’ whisks whirring. The Guinness chocolate cake is an indulgent treat, perfect for fans of the...



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