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Summer dessert recipes

17 Recipes

Smart tarts to fruity treats for every occasion.

Peach Melba roulade

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(2 ratings)
Follow our step-by-step guide to rolling the perfect peach, cream and raspberry sponge roulade or Swiss roll
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Gooseberry & elderflower fool

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(1 ratings)
Feed a crowd by serving a big bowl of fruity, creamy syllabub with biscuits and get everyone to dig in
20 minutes
Easy

Lemon tart with summer berries

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(31 ratings)
A zingy lemon tart from Mr Ramsay. Gordon's version of the classic French Tarte au citron is well worth the effort
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Gooseberry fool

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(5 ratings)
Whip up this yoghurt-based fruity syllabub dessert in only 20 minutes - great for a last minute dinner party
20 minutes
Easy

Blackberry & lemon mess

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(2 ratings)
Everybody loves traditional strawberry Eton mess, but blackberries also work beautifully with homemade meringue and luscious lemon cream
1 hour and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Summer pudding

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(23 ratings)
This quintessentially British pud, packed with juicy summer berries, is so much easier than it looks, perfect for beginners
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Strawberry Pavlova

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(34 ratings)
When you find a punnet of perfectly ripe strawberries, showcase them in this irresistible summer dessert
1 hour and 25 minutes
Moderately easy

Iced raspberry & basil brûlées

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(4 ratings)
Impress your friends with this interesting twist on a loved classic
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Summer berry mousse cake

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(12 ratings)
Try a scrumptious summer dessert with summer berry mousse cake
45 minutes
Moderately easy

Strawberry cheesecakes

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(82 ratings)
This speedy, low-fat recipe means you can enjoy creamy cheesecake without the guilt
10 minutes
Easy

Peach & almond tart

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(21 ratings)
Juicy peaches, sweet almonds, melt-in-the-mouth pastry... you'll want a large slice of this one
2 hours
Easy
Vegetarian

Raspberry layer cake

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(54 ratings)
Try this light, creamy raspberry cake for a sweet summer treat
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Easy gooseberry cobbler

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(5 ratings)
This low-fat and satisfying cobbler is the perfect way to end a roast lunch with friends in summer
40 minutes
Easy

Strawberry cheesecake in 4 easy steps

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(184 ratings)
Follow our step-by-step recipe for this easy no-cook cheesecake – a delicious summer dessert for all occasions
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy
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