Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

  • 21 Gluten-free pistachio and chocolate torte
    "Gluten intolerance seems to becoming more and more common. In my eyes though, that is no reason not to enjoy home baked goodies. This torte is spectacular, and really hits the sweet spot. Due to...

  • 22 Apple and Blackberry Brioche Galette
    Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite says: Brioche galette has to be one of my favourites of the patisserie world. The custard complements perfectly the buttery broche, and the addition of the fruits...

  • 23 Tropical Fruit Pavlova
    Serves 10-12 Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite says: My mum has to be the best Pavlova maker in the world. Since I was a tiny tot she has made the gooiest, fluffiest meringue and she isn’t...

  • 24 Apple and pear crumble
    Preparation 20 minutes Cooking 35-40 minutes Serves 4-6 Suitable for freezing Suitable for vegetarians Ingredients 100g (4oz) Jordans Chunky Traditional Porridge Oats 100g (4oz) butter Finely grated...

  • 25 Blueberry bread and butter pudding
    Rather than cutting the bread into triangles, lemon curd sandwiches have been made then cut into cubes and scattered into the dish with a generous sprinkling of blueberries for an easy comforting winter...

  • 26 Eric Lanlard's double baked chocolate meringue brownie
    This is an incredible recipe! The texture of the two contrasting layers, one gooey and rich and the other crunchy with a marshmallow centre, makes this recipe really special. Serves 8 Preparation time...

  • 27 Sea-salted chocolate and pecan tart by Paul A Young
    Definitely one for a special dinner party. With its sophisticated, sweet chocolate pastry crust, unctuous ganache filling, and caramelised salted pecans, this tart will stop all conversation for all the...

  • 28 Chocolate fondant
    Serves 4 Ingredients 200g 72% cooking chocolate 200g butter 4 happy eggs 4 happy egg yolks 240g caster sugar 200g plain flour Method 1. Butter the inside of 4 ramekins, sprinkle with cocoa powder and...

  • 29 Healthy baobab chocolate tart by The African Chef
    Serves 6-8 Preparation time 10 minutes Ingredients 250g Cashews 75g Pistachios 50g Almonds 50g Baobab Powder 100g Coco Butter (raw coco bean which has been cold pressed) 10 x Pitted Dates 1 x Large Orange 2...

  • 30 Pumpkin pie verrines recipe
    Capturing all the flavours of a traditional home-made pumpkin pie in a small glass pot, this pumpkin pie verrines recipe makes for an impressive, dainty dessert to celebrate Halloween. Verrines are often...

  • 31 Pumpkin and walnut bread
    Ingredients 1 x loaf tin, lightly buttered 280g (10 oz) pumpkin puree 85g (3 oz) caster sugar 1 tsp mixed spice 55g (2 oz) butter, melted 3 eggs 350g (12 oz) self raising flour 1/2 tsp salt 85g (3 oz)...

  • 32 Halloween pumpkin éclair recipe
    Makes 15 Halloween pumpkin éclairs Ingredients for the choux pastry 65ml water 65ml milk 50g butter, in cubes, plus a little extra for greasing 2g salt 4g sugar 75g plain flour, sifted 110g eggs,...

  • 33 Pumpkin pie
    Ingredients Serves 6 1 x 20cm (8 inch) flan dish 1 x frozen ready rolled shortcrust pastry circle, thawed 450g (1 Ib) pumpkin flesh 1½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ground ginger ¼-½...

  • 34 Pumpkin and cranberry cake
    Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Serves: 6-8 Ingredients 300g self-raising flour 300g light muscovado sugar 3 tsp mixed spice 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 250g Ocean Spray® Craisins®...

  • 35 Healthy pumpkin pie
    Serves 4 Ingredients 6 sheets filo pastry 300g pumpkin flesh (cooked) 2 Happy Eggs 1 Happy Egg white 50g English Heather Honey ½ tsp allspice ½ tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon Method 1. The...

  • 36 'Duffins': the muffin-doughnut hybrid causing a stir
    The delicious muffin-doughnut combination – now known as duffins – is causing quite a stir. The sticky snack, that is baked, dipped in melted butter and then coated in sugar, was launched...

  • 37 Dan Lepard's caramel apple pie
    Ingredients For the rough puff pastry 250g strong white flour ½ tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 200g unsalted butter, cold 1 egg yolk 75ml apple juice 50g double cream Extra flour for rolling For...

  • 38 Raw chocolate mousse
    Serves 2 Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 avocado 1 tsp water 2 heaped tbsp raw cacao powder 2 tbsp agave syrup (or more, to taste) Raspberries or blackberries, to serve Method Try this fun party game...

  • 39 Organic figs with goat's cheese cheesecake by Monica Galetti
    Serves 8 Ingredients 200g organic goat's cheese 200g organic Greek yoghurt 250g caster sugar 10ml lemon juice 6 organic eggs (eggs and whites separated) 100g organic flour (+extra for dusting tin) 1tbs...

  • 40 Plum and citrus custard tart
    Click here for more baking recipes Serves 4 Ingredients Sweet Short Pastry 200g plain flour 1 tbsp caster sugar 150g unsalted butter 2 Happy Eggs Citrus custard 200g plums (firm) 150ml double cream 150ml...



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