Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

  • 21 Hazelnut and tonka bean cheesecake with balsamic roasted strawberries from Gordon Ramsay's Albany & York
    Ingredients Cheesecake 600g Cream cheese 185g Sugar 3 Tonka bean grated 75g Mascarpone 150g Double cream Hazelnut Tuille 180g Icing sugar 75g Plain flour 85g Pasteurised egg whites 85g Melted...

  • 22 Raspberry scones with clotted cream
    Ingredients 500g strong flour 85g sugar 30g baking powder 85g butter 2 eggs 225ml milk 110g rasberries Method 1. Remove all trays from the oven bar the central tray and preheat to 200C. 2. Sift...

  • 23 Delicious scone recipes to celebrate the Queen's Coronation in true English style
    Celebrate the Queen's Coronation in true English style with our favourite scone recipes – from mini scones to sharing loafs, savoury ones and sweet ones – for the second-to-none...

  • 24 Jane Asher's garden festival cake
    Treat garden party guests to a slice of this light and airy summer cake, specially created to support the first ever National Gardens Festival Weekend on 15-16 June. Serve with a few raspberries or strawberries....

  • 25 Crunchy cookie cake
    Dish type: Dessert  Serves 12 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 50g unsalted butter, softened 100g light muscovado sugar 1 medium egg 150g self-raising flour ½...

  • 26 Chewy, fruity, flapjack lollies
    Dish type: Dessert  Serves 25 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 175g unsalted butter 75g light brown sugar 5 tbsp. golden syrup 275g rolled oats 75g Cadbury Dairy...

  • 27 Cookie nut crunch cupcakes
    Dish type: Dessert Serves 12 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 100g unsalted butter, softened 100g caster sugar 100g self-raising flour 2 medium eggs 125g Cadbury Dairy...

  • 28 Gluten-free caramelised blueberry tart
    Dish type: Dessert The brittle sugared top on this purple-juiced blueberry tart is a perfect contrast to the softly set cinnamon custard. Serves: 6-8 Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time 45-50 minutes Ingredients For...

  • 29 'Zuccotto de panettone', Panettone and ricotta pudding
    Serves 6 Ingredients 1kg ricotta 140g caster sugar 70g candied fruit, finely chopped 40g flaked almonds 50g chocolate chips 1 tbsp cocoa powder, plus extra for dusting 600g panettone cut into 2 round...

  • 30 Gwyneth Paltrow's sweet potato and five spice muffins
    Makes 12 muffins Preparation time 1 1/4 hrs Cooking time 20-25 minutes Ingredients • 1 large sweet potato • 100ml/4fl oz extra virgin olive oil • 100ml/4fl oz unsweetened almond...

  • 31 Quintessentially English desserts: strawberry trifle, scones, crumbles and tarts
    One thing the English do well are desserts. Delicate trifles, perfect plum crumbles, pop-in-the-mouth mini scones are simply the icing on the cake.  What about a warm apple tart with a dollop of...

  • 32 Sherry trifle
    Ingredients 150g Madeira cake 1 Jar Cottage delight sherry trifle jam 6 tablespoons sweet sherry 175g raspberries 350ml custard 250ml whipping cream 30g flaked almonds, toasted Method 1. Cut the Madeira...

  • 33 Bramley apple, raspberry and almond crumble tarts
    Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients • flour for dusting • 400-500g sweet shortcrust pastry • 2 Bramley apples (approx 450g), peeled, cored and...

  • 34 Treacle tart
    Dish type: Dessert Ingredients 6oz shortcrust pastry 125g/4oz golden syrup 1 tablespoon lemon juice 75-125g/3-4oz fresh white or wholemeal bread crumbs Kelly's of Cornwall Clotted Cream Ice Cream Method 1....

  • 35 Dairy-free chocolate and mini egg masterpiece
    Dish type: Dessert Super simple and very impressive, this is the perfect Easter indulgence! Preparation time: 2 minutes Cooking Time: none Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 x Alpro soya Desserts - chocolate...

  • 36 Eric Lanlard's dark chocolate moelleux
    Serves 12–14 Preparation time: 30 minutes, plus cooling Cooking time: 40–45 minutes Ingredients For the sponge 350g (11½oz) butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 50g (2oz) dark...

  • 37 Claire Clark's springtime eclairs
    Dish type: Dessert Makes 24 Ingredients For the fondant icing 300g (10 ½ oz) icing sugar 65ml water 1 tbsp Dr. Oetker Liquid Glucose Dr. Oetker Sprinkles Dr. Oetker Gel Food Colours For the...

  • 38 Rachel Allen's Irish Stout and Chocolate Melting Middles
    Preparation time: 15 minutes / Cooking time: 8 minutes / Serves 4 Approximate cost per portion: £0.56p Calories per serving 357 / Fat per serving 28g Ingredients: • 75g (3oz) Kerrygold butter,...

  • 39 Blackcurrant macaroons
    Makes 16 • Preparation time 35 minutes • Cooking time 10 minutes Ingredients 110g icing sugar 60g ground almonds 60g egg whites (usually 2 large eggs) 40g caster sugar Few drops of food colouring...

  • 40 Nielsen-Massey Rose Water Cupcake Recipe
    Preparation time: 25 minutes Baking time: 25 minutes Ingredients for the cupcakes 200g Unsalted butter, softened 200g Golden caster sugar 1tsp Nielsen-Massey Rose Water 4 Medium eggs, lightly beaten 200g...



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