Desserts recipes

Desserts recipes and ideas

10 strawberry desserts

Hand in hand with Wimbledon comes beautifully manicured green lawns, sunshine, and strawberries and cream. Just in time for game, set, match, we've gathered 10 strawberry desserts for you to...

Capri strawberry kebabs with lime and mint syrup

Dish type: DessertsPreparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 2-3 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 50g caster sugar Zest and juice of 1 lime 16 Capri strawberries, hulled 1 tsp vanilla essence...

Strawberry trifle

Serves: 6Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 10 minutes for the sponge fingers. 10 minutes for the custard.Ingredients:For the sponge fingers1 egg45g caster sugar60g plain flourFor the custard2 eggs1 tbsp caster...

Strawberry, ricotta, lemon and cream tart

Serves 6Preparation time: 30 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesIngredientsFor the pastry100g cold butter175g plain flour1 tbsp caster sugar1 eggA little cold waterFor filling the tart200ml double cream1 x 250g tub of...

A slice of Italy: our top pick of traditional desserts

Tiramisu, literally meaning 'pick me up', is one of the many Italian dessert recipes that's earned the beautiful Mediterranean country such sweet fame. It's no wonder, with delectable dishes such...

The perfect party cake from baking actress Jane Asher

Jane Asher was the essence of London in the Swinging Sixties – an actress famous for her flaming red hair, glamorous lifestyle and her five-year relationship with Paul McCartney.Now the...

Chocolate treats to bake up a storm in the kitchen this National Baking Day

In case you ever needed an excuse to bake up sweet delights such as cookie cake, brownies, flapjacks or crunchy cupcakes, now you have one.World Baking Day on Sunday is...

Easter cakes: sweet homemade treats

Fill your kitchen with the sweet and spicy aromas of Easter baking this weekend. Bring the family together on Easter Sunday to indulge in some homebaked treats to mark the...

Easter cakes from master chefs Eric Lanlard, Claire Clark and John Torode

With Easter just around the corner, HELLO! Online has spoken to top pastry chefs Eric Lanlard and Claire Clark, along with MasterChef John Torode, for the perfect Easter cake recipes...

Baking the perfect shortbread: melt-in-the-mouth recipes

Think of foods you associate with Scotland. Haggis, Whiskey and shortbread biscuits are bound to come to mind – maybe even fried Mars bars.And seeing as Burns night, which celebrates...

Vanilla pods: adding a delightful touch of vanilla to your dessert

Vanilla pods are one of the best ingredients a baker can have – with a sweet, spicy and perfumed aroma and a woody or smokey flavour – they are often...

Hazelnut and Fig tarts

Dish type: DessertPreparation and cooking time: 50 minsServes: 8Ingredients:2 whole eggs2 egg yolks500ml Alpro Hazelnut drink4 heaped tbsp caster sugar4 figs8 ready-made sweet pastry cases20g chopped toasted hazelnuts2 heaped tbsp...

Date, Fig & Orange Oatmeal Bars

Dish type: DessertPreparation and cooking time: 50 minutesServes: 16Ingredients100g plain flour100g porridge oats100g dates, chopped2 fresh figs, chopped50g brown sugar ¼ tsp salt¼ tsp bicarbonate sodaZest of half an orange½...

Festive figs: The perfect autumnal dessert

Finish off a scrumptious seasonal meal with a selection of desserts made from deliciously moreish figs. Naturally sweet, their honeyed taste and a soft, squishy texture make them worth seeking...

Baked Figs with Greek God Yogurt

Dish type: DessertCooking and preparation time: 25 minutesServes 4Ingredients4 fresh figs½ pot (340g) of Greek Gods Honey & Clementine YogurtChopped walnutsBrown sugarAmaretto (optional)Runny honeyMethod • Preheat your oven to 190C/375F/gas...

Gizzi Erskine's Sticky toffee figgy puddings

Dish type: DessertPreparation and cooking time: 55 minutesServes 6Ingredients:150g dates, stoned and chopped150 dried figs, chopped250ml black tea, made with 1 teabag1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda85g softened unsalted butter, plus...

From Fondant Fancies to an Elizabeth Sponge, have a whirl at great British baking

After the mouthwatering final of this year's Great British Bake Off, we've become inspired to do more celebrating of 2012 being a year synonymous with all things British.And with the...



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