Desserts

Recipes for sumptuous puddings and sweet treats

  • 61 10 Valentine's desserts that say 'I love you'
    Whether it's homemade strawberry profiteroles, a rich chocolate fondant, chocolate and chilli tart or a chocolate cake with a pink heart shape in the middle, we have 10 of the...

  • 62 Strawberry shortcake
    Ingredients175g butter75g caster sugar175g flour1 tbsp fine semolina500g strawberriesExtra strawberries for making the coulisJuice of 1 lemonIcing sugar for dusting1 tub of Kelly’s of Cornwall Cornish Dairy Vanilla Ice CreamMethodPreheat...

  • 63 Easy chocolate fondant
    Ingredients100g dark chocolate10g cocoa100g butter2 eggs70g caster sugar50g flour1-2 tsp of baking powder1 tub of Kelly’s of Cornwall Cornish Dairy Vanilla Ice CreamMethodLightly butter six ramekins and preheat the oven...

  • 64 Piccolo parsnip and orange cake with mascarpone frosting
    Calories: 580 per portionServes: 12Ingredients250g self-raising flour1 tsp baking powder250g butter, softened250g brown sugar4 medium eggs2 tsp mixed spice300g Piccolo parsnips, washed, trimmed and grated50g pecan nuts, chopped finely1 tsp...

  • 65 Berry salad with brandy snap cups
    IngredientsFor the snap:110g sugar110g butter110g golden syrup110g flour, sifted juice of 1 lemon pinch of ground gingerFor the berry salad:200g raspberries200g blueberries400g strawberries50g sugar juice of 1 lemonFresh mint leaves1...

  • 66 Heart's desire cake
    IngredientsFor the heart cakeDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray125g (4 ½ oz) baking margarine, softened125g (4 ½ oz) caster sugar2 medium eggs200g (7oz) plain flour10ml (2 tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking PowderDr...

  • 67 Best of: Valentine's Day cakes
    Say I love you with our top pick of cakes, cupcakes, biscuits and chocolates this Valentine's Day. We've been all around London at the capital's best bakeries – The Hummingbird...

  • 68 Earl Grey and pistachio scones
    Ingredients1 Earl grey tea bag250g golden sultanas160g full fat milk150g Lurpak® unsalted butter600g plain flour30g baking powder150g caster sugar160g double cream75g crushed pistachios1 eggPinch of saltLurpak® Slow Churned butter (for...

  • 69 Chocolate and orange crumpets
    Ingredients240g full fat milkZest of 1 orange15g sugar50g good quality dark chocolate250g plain flour10g fresh yeast (or 1 tsp dried yeast)Juice of one orange, topped up to 125ml with water2...

  • 70 Heart-shaped chocolate Valentine's cake
    Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 60 minutesServes: 2IngredientsCake100g butter, softened100g caster sugar4 medium happy eggs80g self raising flour30g cocoa powderIcing50g butter50g 72% cooking Chocolate20g cocoa powder250g icing SugarMethodCake Mix the...

  • 71 Strawberry and champagne cupcakes
    Ingredients225g unsalted butter, softened225g caster sugarA pinch of saltSeeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract4 medium eggs225g self-raising flour60ml Champagne syrupAbout 250g Peggy’s Strawberry & Champagne Jam...

  • 72 Guilt-free sweet treats: healthy snacks and desserts
    While we're all trying to get back on track with healthy eating after our little splurge at Christmas, healthy snacks and desserts are exactly what we need to satisfy that...

  • 73 Gluten-free fruity crumble
    Ingredients50g PERK!ER porridge110g flour (we use rice flour)70g margarine60g light brown sugar450g fruitMethodGet crumbling! Rub the flour and margarine together until it resembles fine bread crumbs. Stir in PERK!ER porridge...

  • 74 Dan Lepard's ginger and apricot panforte
    An Italian spiced fruit fudge that’s utterly easy to make and keeps well for months if wrapped tightly. It’s deliciously dense and sticky, and usually dredged with icing sugar before...

  • 75 Classic Christmas pudding
    Packed with plump fruits and warming brandy, this Christmas pudding is the perfect festive treat. Serve with thick vanilla custard.Ingredients- 385g Sainsbury's mixed dried fruit- 80g Sainsbury's ready-to-eat dried figs...

  • 76 Top 20 Christmas desserts
    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top...

  • 77 Christmas tree biscuits
    Make decorating the tree extra special by baking your own scrumptious festive biscuits to adorn the branches. Each melted sweet looks like a stained glass window to add a little...

  • 78 Spiced chocolate stars
    Makes 44IngredientsDr. Oetker Cake Release Spray190g (7 ½ oz) plain flour75g (3 oz) cocoa powder12.5ml (2 ½ tsp) ground cinnamon2.5ml (½ tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking Powder125g (4 ½ oz) dark...

  • 79 Snowball truffles
    Get crafty with these irresistible, wintery truffles - certain to get you into the festive spirit this season!Preparation 20 minsServings 20Ingredients200g milk chocolate2 tbsp Lyle’s Golden Syrup3 tbsp double cream50g...

  • 80 Cranberry mince pies
    Makes: 20Preparation time: 20 minutes plus chilling timeCooking time: 15-20 minutesIngredientsFor the mincemeat:100g/7oz Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries1 x 400g jar mincemeat25g/1oz chopped almondsFor the pastry:500g/8oz plain flour2 tbsp icing...



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