Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

  • 21 Afternoon tea strawberry scones
    Dish type: Dessert Cooking and preparation time: 20 minutes Serves 8 Ingredients 190ml Chobani Strawberry Yoghurt 200g All-Purpose flour, plus extra for dusting work surface 50g Sugar plus 25g for...

  • 22 Fondant Fancies
    Dish Type: Dessert Preparation Time: 30 minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Serves: 16 Ingredients For the sponge: 175g unsalted butter, softened 175g golden caster sugar
 3 medium eggs, lightly beaten
 175g...

  • 23 Go sweet with root vegetable treats
    The carrot cake has become a classic staple recipe for any keen baker, but carrots aren't the only root vegetable that can be used to make delectable sweet treats. This autumn, get one of your...

  • 24 Chocolate beetroot brownies
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: Serves: 12 Ingredients 190g Dark chocolate 190g Butter (unsalted) 250g Caster sugar 3 Free range medium eggs 115g Plain flour 1 Pack cooked beetroot Method 1....

  • 25 Children's carrot cake muffins
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 35 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 225g butter, softened 225g soft light brown sugar 3 eggs, separated Finely grated zest of 1 orange 2 tsp lemon juice 180g...

  • 26 Sweet potato cake
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 45 minutes Serves: 12 Ingredients 1 whole sweet potato 8oz butter 8oz caster sugar 4 medium free range eggs 6oz self raising flour 1 dash of vanilla...

  • 27 The perfect pumpkin pie
    Dish type: Dessert Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour and 30 minutes Serves: 12 Ingredients For the pastry: 315g Plain flour 150g Unsalted butter 75ml Water 2 pinches of salt For the filling: 1 Whole...

  • 28 Minimum guilt, maximum pleasure with healthy chocolate recipes
    Decadent, rich and satisfying, chocolate hits the spot every time.  And you will be delighted to know that it can be enjoyed without seeing your calorie and fat intake soar sky high. Plus,...

  • 29 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...

  • 30 Flourless Rich French Torte
    Dish type: Dessert Super rich and made with ground almonds rather than flour for a light moist crumb but the overwhelming flavour is dark chocolate. It doesn’t need any icing or sauce but is wonderful...

  • 31 Bitter orange soufflés glacés
    Dish type: Dessert Individual dark chocolate cases filled with an intensely flavoured orange mousse and frozen; these make the ideal little dessert for guests – you can prepare them ahead and they...

  • 32 Chocolate Cupcakes with Chilli Chocolate Sauce
    Preparation Time:20 minutes Cooking Time:15 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients 110g self raising flour ½ tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 55g cocoa powder 140g caster sugar 2 eggs 3 tbsp milk 100g...

  • 33 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....

  • 34 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...

  • 35 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...

  • 36 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...

  • 37 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...

  • 38 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...

  • 39 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...

  • 40 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...



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