Father's Day

Father's Day recipes

46 Recipes

Brilliant ideas for treating Dad to something extra special.

Rain-or-shine leg of lamb


(1 rating)

Butterflying your lamb not only means it cooks quicker, but it can be barbecued as well as roasted
  • 45 mins
  • Moderately easy

Clotted cream splits


(17 ratings)

A grown up twist on an old classic from your childhood, these splits still taste delicious
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Indian spiced barbecued lamb


(9 ratings)

Yogurt-based marinades create a delicious thin crust when they char, so are ideal for barbecues
  • 5 hours
  • Easy

Dad's chocolate drop cakes


(30 ratings)

Dad'll love these, make them really chocolatey or put his favourite sweet or nut on top - the perfect treat!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Marbled chocolate brownies


(40 ratings)

Why have one chocolate when you can have two? Go for all-out luxury with these gooey, moreish marbled brownies
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sort-of Scotch broth


(6 ratings)

An alternative take on the Highland soup with stewed lamb, cabbage and pearl barley
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate cherry Bakewell cake


(9 ratings)

An irresistible almond sponge, studded with juicy cherries and chocolate chunks, that'll keep in your cake tin for a few days - if it lasts that long!
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy



(4 ratings)

James Martin shares his recipe for this French patisserie classic. It involves some ambitious pastry work, but the end results are worth it
  • 1 hour and 33 mins
  • For the keen cook
  • Vegetarian

Teriyaki salmon parcels


(10 ratings)

These easy steamed fish parcels with Japanese seasoning are an ideal way to get kids in the kitchen
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cumin & onion marinated beef


(3 ratings)

Based on the Brazilian dish churrasco, steak is flavoured with tangy Worcestershire sauce, spices, citrus and garlic
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Sunshine tiramisu


(1 rating)

Swap chocolate and coffee for almonds, nectarines and peaches in this show-stopping make-ahead dessert
  • 25 mins
  • Easy


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