Amaretto meringue cake with strawberries & cherries

Dinner party dessert recipes

46 Recipes

Matcha mousse cake

5

(1 rating)

A popular ingredient in Asian desserts, matcha powder is made from finely ground green tea leaves. This pretty cake with white chocolate glaze and cherries is a bit of a challenge but worth it
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • A challenge

Strawberry & elderflower trifle

3.75

(1 rating)

The plumpest, ripest strawberries make up this classic summer trifle with ginger jelly and a lemon drizzle cake base
  • 45 mins
  • A challenge

Strawberry tart with lavender & honey cream

3.75

(1 rating)

Delicate lavender and honey cream is the perfect accompaniment to a slice or two of this sumptuous summer dessert. Assemble the tart just before serving to prevent soggy pastry
  • 52 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Ultimate crème brûlée

4.84375

(64 ratings)

Our professional tips will help you to create this crunchy-and-custardy delight
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Gooseberry crème brûlée tart

5

(2 ratings)

Seasonal berries and sweet pastry make a stunning dessert for a dinner party - blowtorch for a beautifully crisp cracked sugar topping
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Lemon meringue cheesecake

5

(2 ratings)

Serve a slice of this sweet treat and find yourself in double dessert heaven - lemon meringue pie meets creamy citrus cheesecake
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • A challenge

Salted caramel popcorn pots

4.0625

(4 ratings)

Sweet and salty, this decadent dessert is served in individual pots, with a caramel puddle at the base and a creamy panna cotta topping
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Lemon meringue cake

5

(1 rating)

Take lemon meringue to a new level with this caramel-infused sponge filled with lemon curd and topped with Italian meringue
  • 3 hours
  • A challenge

Elderflower & raspberry jelly

0

(0 ratings)

A delicate dessert bursting with berry fruit flavours, subtle floral notes and the sparkling fizz of Prosecco
  • 13 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate coconut banoffee pie

3.805555

(9 ratings)

A dazzling dessert with bourbon biscuit base, caramel layer, creamy coconut topping and banana toffee
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

St Clement’s pie

4.23077

(13 ratings)

A very British version of Key lime pie - an indulgent, creamy tart with tangy oranges and lemons
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Mini banoffee pies

4.775

(10 ratings)

Go retro with this easy and ever-popular dessert that's been given a smart dinner party makeover
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cardamom meringue nests

4

(2 ratings)

Let your guests fill these sweetly spiced meringues at the table with our suggested flavoured creams
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sticky toffee tarts

3.4

(5 ratings)

This twist on classic sticky toffee pudding is ideal for a different dinner party dessert
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Salted caramel choc pots

3.704545

(22 ratings)

Combining sweet and salty flavours really works when chocolate and toffee is involved - best served in individual portions
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate tiramisu cake

4.520835

(12 ratings)

This creamy chocolate and coffee layer cake has real wow factor and is ideal for a celebration
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

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