Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

Chocolate heaven: top 10 unique boutiques

In case we needed an excuse to celebrate the heavenly pleasure of chocolate, it's Chocolate Week. And to mark the delightful date HELLO! Online take a look at the most unique chocolates on offer in the...

Lemon and coconut drizzle cake

Makes: 1 x 2lb loaf cake Ingredients  175g Stork, tub 175g caster sugar Zest of 2 limes 3 eggs, large 160g self-raising flour 50g dessicated coconut Juice of 1 lime Drizzle Juice of 1 lime 1 tbsp...

Chocolate and raspberry tart

Makes: 1 x 9” Tart Ingredients: Sweet Shortcrust Pastry 225g plain flour 130g Stork block, diced 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or the seeds scraped from 1 pod 100g icing sugar 1 egg yolk 1-2 tbsps...

Choux Puffs with Mocha Sauce

Serves 6 - 8 Oven Temp: 200c (fan)/220c/Gas Mark 7 Preparation Time: 35 minutes Bake Time: 25 minutes Ingredients Choux 100ml whole milk 100ml water 75g Stork, block 1 tsp caster sugar ½ tsp...

10 Italian recipes inspired by George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's Venetian wedding

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are set to wed this weekend in the magical Italian city of Venice. They will dine in the renowned restaurant of the Belmond Hotel Cipriani on the eve of their wedding...

Celebrity chef Rosemary Shrager's 'bake with a difference': prune and walnut tart

Popular TV chef and food writer Rosemary Shrager is always sharing her cooking tips either at her esteemed cookery school in Tunbridge Wells, on the small screen or in her numerous cookbooks. And now...

Rosemary Shrager's California prune and walnut tart

Use a 20cm tart tin ring Ingredients Filling Ingredients: 100g unsalted butter 100g/10 California Prunes finely chopped 60g sifted icing sugar 100g chopped walnuts 1 egg yolk 25g flaked almonds...

10 tempting ice cream recipes

Any time is a good time to eat ice cream. The frosty treat can be a refreshing palette cleanser and is a delicious dessert whether the sun is shining or not. From lighter choices such as the Dr...

Great British Bake Off: the historic Paington pudding explored

Great British Bake Off took a step back in time on Wednesday evening when it explored the historic Paignton pudding. Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins visited the seaside town of Paignton, situated...

Best of British: top UK baking locations

Foodies all over the nation are delighted at the return of the Great British Bake Off, now gracing our screens every Wednesday evening on BBC1. In celebration –and to recognise our...

Blueberry cheesecake ice cream recipe

Serves: 16 Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 cup water 1-1/4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 tablespoon lemon juice Graham cracker mixture: 2-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs...

Clotted cream and strawberry ice cream recipe

Prep time: 15 mins Freezing time: 8 hours Ingredients 2 large free-range eggs 125g caster sugar 2 x 227g tub of Rodda's Cornish Clotted Cream 250ml full-fat milk 250f British strawberries, hulled and...

Great British Bake Off: winning dessert recipes

Week four in the Great British Bake Off marquee sees the remaining bakers cope with multitasking across several baking skills at once as they tackle a range of desserts on Wednesday evening. For the signature...

Baked Alaska

Serves Four Ingredients For the sponge: 500g softened butter 500g sugar 4 eggs 2 drops of vanilla essence 500g self-raising flour For the Italian meringue: 225g sugar 4 egg whites 4 scoops of...

The best celebrity birthday cakes

From Angelina Jolie's Maleficent themed birthday cake to Pharrell Williams' culinary hamburger-shaped masterpiece, celebrities have certainly celebrated their special days in style. HELLO! Online takes...

Strawberry and mascarpone shortbread rounds recipe

Makes 8 Preparation time: 30 minutes Make in advance: mascarpone filling (several hours ahead) Ingredients 200g mascarpone 1 tbsp double cream 1/2 vanilla pod, seeds removed 1 tbsp icing sugar, plus...

Home made cherry and almond cake recipe

Ingredients Serves 8 100g Butter 175g Caster Sugar 2tsp Almond Essence 3 Eggs – beaten 75g Flaked Almonds 1 Lemon – Grated Rind 100g Plain Flour 100g Self-raising Flour 200g Cocktail...



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