Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

  • 21 Candy Kittens cupcakes
    Ingredients 125g butter, softened 125g caster sugar 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 125g self-raising flour 2 tbsp milk, at room temperature 12 white chocolate buttons Buttercream icing 200g...

  • 22 Top ten strawberry desserts
    With Wimbledon now underway and the strawberry season here, there's no better time to try your hand at sweet seasonal treats. Synonymous with summer and bursting with fresh flavours and...

  • 23 Hazelnut and strawberry vacherin
    This extra special dessert can also double up as a birthday cake with some indoor sparklers or birthday candles pressed into the top meringue layer. Serves 8 Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time:...

  • 24 Sweet Eve strawberry and white chocolate muffins
    Makes: 12 muffins Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 120g butter 120g soft brown sugar 150ml milk 2 medium eggs Seeds of 1 vanilla pod 250g plain flour ½ tbsp baking...

  • 25 Strawberry meringue roulade with mascarpone
    Serves: 8 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 16 minutes Ingredients: Vegetable oil for brushing the tin 6 egg whites 300g caster sugar 80g flaked almonds 400g mascarpone cream cheese 1heaped...

  • 26 Tiramisu
    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 egg whites 4 egg yolks 150g icing sugar 400g mascarpone 200g of Savoiardi biscuits (sponge fingers) 150ml strong coffee Cocoa powder for dusting Method 1. Whisk the egg...

  • 27 Torta al limone
    Serves 6 Ingredients 160 g butter 3 eggs 160g caster sugar Rind of 2 lemons, grated Juice of ½ lemon 1 shortcrust pastry base Method 1. Preheat oven 180 degrees; grease a tart tin with butter....

  • 28 Martin Miller's gin and tonic sorbet
    Makes 600ml Ingredients 400ml cold water 300g caster sugar 300ml Fever Tree Tonic water 50ml Martin Miller's Gin Juice of 2 lemons 1tbsp glucose (optional) Fresh mint, lime and lemon slices to garnish Instructions Put...

  • 29 Delicious recipes from Gordon Ramsay's restaurants
    Victoria Beckham has often been seen dining in Gordon Ramsay's restaurants over the years. When the Beckham family relocated to London recently from LA, one of the fashion designer's first culinary...

  • 30 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...

  • 31 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...

  • 32 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...

  • 33 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....

  • 34 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...

  • 35 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...

  • 36 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...

  • 37 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...

  • 38 '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...

  • 39 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...

  • 40 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...



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