Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

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...

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...

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...

Clotted cream and strawberry ice cream recipe

Prep time: 15 minsFreezing time: 8 hoursIngredients2 large free-range eggs125g caster sugar2 x 227g tub of Rodda's Cornish Clotted Cream250ml full-fat milk250f British strawberries, hulled and halvedMethodWhisk the eggs in...

Blueberry cheesecake ice cream recipe

Serves: 16Ingredients1/2 cup sugar1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 cup water 1-1/4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 tablespoon lemon juiceGraham cracker mixture: 2-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 36 squares) 2...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...



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