Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

  • 21 Tom Aikens' Divine Chocolate Fudge Cake
    Dish type: Chocolate Deep rich and fudgy chocolate cake. What more to add? Serves 6 Ingredients 110g butter 110g caster sugar 2 eggs 2 tbsps golden syrup 30g ground almonds 110g self-raising flour Pinch...

  • 22 Mulled Wine Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey and Chestnut Frosting
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes Serves 8-10 Ingredients Cupcake 300g plain flour 1 tbsp baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 175g Kerrygold block butter 150g light soft brown sugar Finely...

  • 23 Pink Lady Apple and Mincemeat Tarts
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes plus chilling Serves 12 Ingredients 1 x 375 g pack ready rolled sweet shortcrust pastry 200g mincemeat 1 Pink Lady Apple, cored and finely...

  • 24 Ultimate Frangipane Mince Pies
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 12 Ingredients 1 x JUS-ROL™ All Butter Sweet* Shortcrust Pastry sheet 200g mincemeat 45g caster sugar 45g butter – melted 1...

  • 25 Mince Pies with Orange and Cinnamon Crumble Topping
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 20 mins Serves 12 Ingredients 375g shortcrust pastry 250g good quality mincemeat 50g plain flour 4 tbsp demerara sugar 40g butter finely grated zest of...

  • 26 The Hummingbird Bakery's Red Velvet Cupcake
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Serves 12-16 Ingredients For the sponge 120g (4oz) unsalted butter, softened 300g (10½oz) caster sugar 2 large eggs 20g (¾oz)...

  • 27 Ginger Yogurt Scones with Black Cherry Filling
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and preparation time: 30 minutes Makes: 8-12 scones Ingredients: 180g Rachel’s Greek Style Ginger Yogurt 65g caster sugar 2 tbsp milk, extra for brushing 350g plain...

  • 28 Make a home-made Christmas pudding this Stir-up Sunday
    With the prospect of newly decorated trees, festive markets and twinkling lights brightening up the city streets, the Christmas season is well and truly upon us. And this Sunday the...

  • 29 Lemon Posset Brulee
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 15 minutes (But make this the day before your dinner) Serves 6 Ingredients 600ml double cream 150g caster sugar with a bit extra for dusting Juice and...

  • 30 Soothe My Sore Throat, Ginger Ice Cream
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 4 Preparation and cooking time: 4 hours Ingredients 2 teaspoons ground ginger 100ml (3 ½ fl oz) light coconut milk 300ml (10 fl oz) low-fat Greek yogurt 405g (14 oz)...

  • 31 Deliciously festive puddings for Christmas
    The festive season is upon us, and whether for a dinner party or a cosy night in, there's nothing better at this time of year than a spot of indulgent baking. When the cold sets in and the...

  • 32 Bramley apple sticky toffee pudding
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 4 Preparation and cooknig time: 15 minutes Ingredients 100g/4oz softened butter 100g/4oz light soft brown sugar 100g/4oz self raising flour 2 medium eggs 4tbsp milk 225g/8oz...

  • 33 Steamed maple, lemon and blackberry pudding
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 6 Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour Ingredients 300g sugar 300g butter 300g self-raising flour 75g stem ginger Zest of 2 large lemons 6 large free-range eggs 1 punnet of...

  • 34 Pear & Ginger Bread & Butter Pudding
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 4-6 Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients 2 ripe dessert pears (200g each), peeled, cored and cut into thick slices 400g of unsliced white farmhouse bread, roughly...

  • 35 Spiced Pumpkin Roulade
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 6 Cooking and preparation time: 45 minutes Ingredients For the filling: 375ml Chobani Low Fat Plain Greek Yogurt 4 oz reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1 ½ tsp unsalted...

  • 36 Mini Meringue Pumpkin Pies
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 6 Cooking and preparation time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Ingredients For the filling: 450g pumpkin flesh, cut into 2cm cubes 2 eggs plus 1 yolk 70g muscavado sugar 1 cinnamon quill 3...

  • 37 Earl Grey Tea Loaf
    Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour Serves 12 Ingredients 500g (1lb 2oz) no-need-to-soak dried apricots, finely chopped 200g (7oz) light brown sugar 300ml (10fl.oz) cold Earl Grey...

  • 38 Elizabeth sponge cake
    Dish Type: Dessert Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25-28 minutes Serves: 8-10 Ingredients Chocolate sponge: 200g Caster sugar 200g Butter softened 4 Eggs – lightly beaten 250g Self raising...

  • 39 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...

  • 40 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...



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