10 tempting ice cream recipes

Any time is a good time to eat ice cream. The frosty treat can be a refreshing palette cleanser and is a delicious dessert whether the sun is shining or...

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...

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...

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...

Rise to the challenge: bread recipes inspired by GBBO

Great British Bake Off contestants tried their hand at baking bread as they faced Bread Week in the latest episode of the popular series, which aired on BBC1 this week...

Dipna Anand's keema peas

Serves 4-5Ingredients520g lean lamb mince (an alternative vegetarian option is 500g Quorn or soya mince)130g frozen peas280g peeled plum tomatoes, blitzed into a paste1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped 3 green...

Dipna Anand's chicken tikka masala

Serves 4-5IngredientsFor the marinade:750g chicken breast, skinned and cubed 220g low-fat Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp ginger/garlic paste1½ tbsp white vinegar¼ tsp deep orange food colouring powder6 tbsp vegetable oil1½ tsp...

Dipna Anand's kebab tikkis

Makes approximately 16 tikkis:Ingredients500g lamb mince1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped4 green finger chillies, finely chopped or made into a paste1½ heaped tbsp ginger/garlic paste40g red peppers, finely chopped 40g green...

3D Gingerbread house biscuits

Makes: 1 delicious housePreparation time: 1 dayBaking time: 10 - 12 minutesIngredientsGingerbread dough825g (1lb 13oz) self-raising flour plus extra for rolling 250g (9oz) unsalted butter, cubed 250g (9oz) Tate &...

Florentine biscuits

Servings: 12Preparation time: 15 minutesBaking time: 12 - 15 minutesIngredients25g (1oz) butter 85g (3oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Caster Sugar 2tsp flour 3tbsp double cream 150g (5½oz) mixed Fairtrade dried...

Hazelnut and cheddar biscuits recipe

Makes: around 32Ingredients200g plain flour 100g butter, softened 75g Castello Tickler Cheddar finely grated 60g hazelnuts 2 large eggs, one whole and one separated into yolk and white Salt and...

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...

Great British Bake Off: from florentines and savoury biscuits to 3D gingerbread houses

Great British Bake Off's Biscuit Week saw 11 amateur bakers make a cracking effort as they tackled savoury biscuits, Mary Berry's Florentines and even elaborate 3D scenes of afternoon tea...

GBBO winner Frances Quinn's California prune pout dodgers recipe

IngredientsBiscuits100g Slightly Salted Butter, softened
 100g Icing Sugar 1 Egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp Almond Extract
 100g Ground Almonds
 200g Plain Flour Filling300g California Prunes 1 tsp Vanilla Extract or...

Pistachio shortbread recipe

Servings: 28Preparation time: 20 minutesBaking time: 15 - 18 minutesIngredients50g (2oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Golden Caster Cane Sugar 10g (½oz) Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Demerara Cane Sugar 110g (4oz)...

White russian mocktail recipe

Serves: 1Preparartion time: 2 minutesIngredients150ml Alpro Coconut Original drink1 tsp instant coffee granules 1 tsp cocoa powder Pinch of nutmeg1 tsp maple syrup1 Handful ice MethodAdd the Alpro Coconut Original...

Mustique fizz mocktail recipe

Serves: 1Ingredients100ml Schweppes Citrus Blend 1 half of a passion fruit 15ml Passion fruit syrup 1 Orchid (flower)Equipment1 x Champagne Flute1 x Strainer 1 x Bar Spoon 1 x Cocktail...



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