Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

  • 21 Best of British: top UK baking locations
    Foodies all over the nation are delighted at the return of the Great British Bake Off, now gracing our screens every Wednesday evening on BBC1. In celebration –and to recognise...

  • 22 Clotted cream and strawberry ice cream recipe
    Prep time: 15 minsFreezing time: 8 hoursIngredients2 large free-range eggs125g caster sugar2 x 227g tub of Rodda's Cornish Clotted Cream250ml full-fat milk250f British strawberries, hulled and halvedMethodWhisk the eggs in...

  • 23 Blueberry cheesecake ice cream recipe
    Serves: 16Ingredients1/2 cup sugar1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 cup water 1-1/4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 tablespoon lemon juiceGraham cracker mixture: 2-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 36 squares) 2...

  • 24 Great British Bake Off: winning dessert recipes
    Week four in the Great British Bake Off marquee sees the remaining bakers cope with multitasking across several baking skills at once as they tackle a range of desserts on...

  • 25 Baked Alaska
    Serves FourIngredients For the sponge:500g softened butter 500g sugar 4 eggs 2 drops of vanilla essence 500g self-raising flourFor the Italian meringue:225g sugar 4 egg whites4 scoops of vanilla ice...

  • 26 The best celebrity birthday cakes
    From Angelina Jolie's Maleficent themed birthday cake to Pharrell Williams' culinary hamburger-shaped masterpiece, celebrities have certainly celebrated their special days in style. HELLO! Online takes a look at some of...

  • 27 Strawberry and mascarpone shortbread rounds recipe
    Makes 8Preparation time: 30 minutesMake in advance: mascarpone filling (several hours ahead)Ingredients 200g mascarpone 1 tbsp double cream 1/2 vanilla pod, seeds removed 1 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for...

  • 28 Home made cherry and almond cake recipe
    IngredientsServes 8 100g Butter 175g Caster Sugar 2tsp Almond Essence 3 Eggs – beaten 75g Flaked Almonds 1 Lemon – Grated Rind 100g Plain Flour 100g Self-raising Flour 200g Cocktail...

  • 29 Mint chocolate swiss roll recipe
    Ingredients 8 large eggs 150g caster sugar30g cocoa powder175g Elizabeth Shaw Mint Crisp 50g plain dark70% cocoa Chocolate 350ml double cream50g icing sugar8 Elizabeth Shaw Mint FlutesMethodPreheat oven to 180°C/gas...

  • 30 Pomegranate, elderflower and strawberry mascarpone layer cake recipe
    Makes 10 slicesPreparation time: 1 hourCooking time: 30 minutesIngredients225g softened butter 225g golden caster sugar 4 large free range eggs, lightly beaten 225g self-raising flour 2 tsps baking powder 150g...

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    Chocolate and raspberry roulade recipe

    IngredientsServes 6-8Roulade:175g dark chocolate 175g caster sugar 6 eggs, separated 2 level tbsp cocoa, siftedFilling:500ml double cream Icing sugar, to dust 200g fresh raspberries, reserve 6-8 to decorate 2 tbsp...

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    GBBO finalist Kimberley Wilson's orange and rose exploding cake recipe

    Serves: 16 Preparation time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutesIngredientsOrange sponge:225g self-raising flour 225g unsalted butter, very soft225g golden caster sugar 3 large eggs 1tsp of Dr...

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    Cinnamon and orange carrot cake recipe

    Servings: 16 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Ingredients200g (7 oz) self-raising wholemeal flour 115g (4 oz) plain flour 350g (12 oz) caster sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon...

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    Chocolate brownie meringue gateau recipe

    Servings: 16 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutesIngredientsBase:200g plain chocolate, roughly chopped 200g Stork Block 250g icing sugar 3 medium eggs 115g plain flourMeringue:4 egg whites1/4 teaspoon cream...

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    Desserts from Duchess Kate's cookery school classmate TV chef rachel Khoo

    TV chef Rachel Khoo revealed this week that she undertook a two-week course at Leiths cookery school with none other than the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton.So who better...

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    Elderflower and peach frangipane tartlets recipe

    IngredientsMakes 12 Pâte sable:180g plain flour90g butter, soft1 tsp caster sugar1 pinch of Maldon sea salt2 egg yolks2 tbsp chilled waterFor the peaches:6 small ripe peaches2 large sprigs elderflower (keep...

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    Moelleux Au Chocolat Et Poire- Pear and chocolate steamed puddings

    IngredientsMakes 66 very small pears, peeled (stalk kept on)150 g salted butter, soft 150g light brown sugar 3 medium eggs, beaten 1 tbsp treacle ó tsp sea salt120g self-raising flour...

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    Double chocolate soufflé with orange and ginger confit

    Luke Thomas says: "This is a special recipe for me because it’s what I made when I won a big competition that really kick-started my cooking career. It was the...

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    Independence Day: Top 10 American recipes

    No doubt America's celebrities will be joining in the parties, parades, fireworks, bonfires and barbecues held across the US's 50 states to mark Independence Day on the Fourth of July...

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    A taste of Brazil: 5 recipes for the summer

    With all eyes on Brazil as the 2014 World Cup edges towards the grand finale, HELLO! Online has turned to the culinary side of the hosting country to get a...



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