Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

Ian Marber's Divine Pots au Chocolat

Dish type: Dessert For those after a more healthy option that’s still a chocolatey rich treat Ian Marber aka The Food Doctor has created a recipe for Divine Pots au Chocolat. These are so simple...

Very-Berry Whoopie Pies

Cupcakes with a twist, use the same ingredients to create these cute little cakes which are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, sandwiched with intensely fruity and vibrant raspberry butter-cream....

Peanut butter and jam cupcakes

These yummy cupcakes are so easy - perfect for kids and grown-ups alike. Plus there's the added excitement of seeing the jam ooze out of the middle when you bite! Makes 10 Preparation time: 15 mintues Cooking...

Savoury Seed, Carrot and Thyme Muffins

These savoury breakfast muffins make a lovely change from the more traditional, sweet ones. Feel free to play around with the recipe - you could use courgette in the place of the carrots and swap for your...

British Cheesecake with Warm Blueberries

Dish type: Dessert Enjoy a slice of this delicious cheesecake, made with low fat soft cheese and some Wensleydale or white Cheshire.   Makes 9 squares   Ingredients 150ml (1/4 pint) orange...

Celeb chef Jean-Christophe Novelli on how to spice up your cheeseboard

A cheeseboard is an impressive dish that can be rustled up quickly for many occasions - the grand finale at a dinner party, a leisurely lunch or as part of a bigger feast.     Jean-Christophe...

Chocolate desserts, a fancy finish to a fine evening

Impressive and indulgent, these stunning desserts are sure to become your dinner party’s main event. The extravagant sweets are a step up from the usual chocolate offerings and are a guaranteed...

Lisa Allen's dark chocolate cylinder with hazelnut praline and salted milk ice cream

Dish type: Dessert Great British Chef Lisa’s stunning chocolate with praline and ice cream dessert may take some effort but is well worth the end result Ingredients: Chocolate cylinder 600g...

Robert Thompson's chocolate and chilli tart

Dish type: Dessert Great British Chef, Robert combines wonderful sweet and spicy flavours with this rich sumptuous dessert Serves 8 Cooking Time: 1 hour plus infusion and resting Ingredients: Pastry...

Marcello Tully's avocado, lime and chocolate parfait

Dish type: Dessert Great British Chef Marcello pairs avocado, lime and chocolate to create a stunning, summer dessert Serves 10 Cooking time: 30 minutes plus setting Ingredients: Parfait 4 1/2...

Adam Gray's warm chocolate doughnuts with damson fool

Dish type: Dessert Great British Chef Adam's divine doughnut and damson combination is a genuine treat for the late summer and early autumn Serves 6 people Cooking Time: 2 hours plus setting Ingredients: Chocolate...

Caramelised Cherries with Amaretti Semifreddo

Dish type: Dessert An amazing hot and cold combo. Semi freddo is the Italian for semi frozen and this is quite literally how this easy ice cream is served, there are no fiddly beatings to do once it goes...

Flaming Cherry Jubilee

Dish type: Dessert Need a quick and easy dessert that will create a stir? Then this easy cherry compote fits the bill, add a splash of Cointreau or brandy at the end, warm through then light with a long...

Cherry Brandy and Chocolate Mousse

Dish type: Dessert A favourite dessert with a grown up twist. Soak the cherries in a little brandy or cherry brandy the day before you plan to serve this dessert. Serves 6   Preparation time: 25...

White Chocolate and Cherry Cheesecake

Dish type: Dessert An all American favourite and a great summer pudding to take to a barbecue party. Make the day before as it improves with chilling. Serves 10-12 Preparation time:...

British cherries: Ripe for revival

To celebrate the throes of cherry-picking season we have four delightful British cherry desserts. Traditional cherry orchards were phased out in the Sixties and by 2004 there were just a pitiful 960...

The Ultimate Chocolate and Beetroot Cake

Dish type: Cake Serves 8, makes 1 generous cake   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes   Ingredients: 250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot, drained & pureed...



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