Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

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...

Baked Alaska

Serves FourIngredients For the sponge:500g softened butter 500g sugar 4 eggs 2 drops of vanilla essence 500g self-raising flourFor the Italian meringue:225g sugar 4 egg whites4 scoops of vanilla ice...

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 a look at some of...

Strawberry and mascarpone shortbread rounds recipe

Makes 8Preparation time: 30 minutesMake 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 extra for...

Home made cherry and almond cake recipe

IngredientsServes 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...

Pomegranate, elderflower and strawberry mascarpone layer cake recipe

Makes 10 slicesPreparation time: 1 hourCooking time: 30 minutesIngredients225g softened butter 225g golden caster sugar 4 large free range eggs, lightly beaten 225g self-raising flour 2 tsps baking powder 150g...

Mint chocolate swiss roll recipe

Ingredients 8 large eggs 150g caster sugar30g cocoa powder175g Elizabeth Shaw Mint Crisp 50g plain dark70% cocoa Chocolate 350ml double cream50g icing sugar8 Elizabeth Shaw Mint FlutesMethodPreheat oven to 180°C/gas...

Chocolate and raspberry roulade recipe

IngredientsServes 6-8Roulade:175g dark chocolate 175g caster sugar 6 eggs, separated 2 level tbsp cocoa, siftedFilling:500ml double cream Icing sugar, to dust 200g fresh raspberries, reserve 6-8 to decorate 2 tbsp...

GBBO finalist Kimberley Wilson's orange and rose exploding cake recipe

Serves: 16 Preparation time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutesIngredientsOrange sponge:225g self-raising flour 225g unsalted butter, very soft225g golden caster sugar 3 large eggs 1tsp of Dr...

Cinnamon and orange carrot cake recipe

Servings: 16 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Ingredients200g (7 oz) self-raising wholemeal flour 115g (4 oz) plain flour 350g (12 oz) caster sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon...

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...

Desserts from Duchess Kate's cookery school classmate TV chef rachel Khoo

TV chef Rachel Khoo revealed this week that she undertook a two-week course at Leiths cookery school with none other than the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton.So who better...

Elderflower and peach frangipane tartlets recipe

IngredientsMakes 12 Pâte sable:180g plain flour90g butter, soft1 tsp caster sugar1 pinch of Maldon sea salt2 egg yolks2 tbsp chilled waterFor the peaches:6 small ripe peaches2 large sprigs elderflower (keep...

Moelleux Au Chocolat Et Poire- Pear and chocolate steamed puddings

IngredientsMakes 66 very small pears, peeled (stalk kept on)150 g salted butter, soft 150g light brown sugar 3 medium eggs, beaten 1 tbsp treacle ó tsp sea salt120g self-raising flour...

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...



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