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Chestnut & amaretto roulade

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(5 ratings)
Gregg Wallace's stunning, make-ahead roulade is much easier to master than it looks
2 hours
Easy

Almond & honey pastries with orange cream

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Serve these prepare-ahead puds with coffee, dessert wine or fresh mint tea for a real after-dinner treat
1 hour
Moderately easy

Chocolate & ginger torte

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(8 ratings)
This decadent dessert with a triple-ginger hit is a chocoholic's dream
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Caramel soufflés with caramel sauce

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Soufflés are always an after-dinner winner, and these saucy caramel treats are no exception
1 hour
Moderately easy

Coconut, raspberry & lime meringue slice

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(19 ratings)
Making one large meringue is much less fiddly than doing individual ones, and you can prepare all the elements ahead
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Baked apples with Calvados sauce

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This favourite dessert of Maman Blanc is an ideal way to use up an autumn apple glut
1 hour
Moderately easy

Lychee & ginger sorbet

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This refreshing make-ahead dessert is a cooling way to finish off a Chinese-themed dinner party
25 minutes
Easy

Apple tart 'Maman Blanc'

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An elegant autumn dessert that's easy to prepare as the pastry case does not need to be pre-baked
2 hours and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Cheese with pickled pear salad

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A contemporary alternative to the traditional cheeseboard, the hardest part will be selecting your favourite cheeses
10 minutes
Easy

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