Strawberry and whipped cream tarts topped with basil

Bank Holiday recipes

59 Recipes

Light and lazy dishes, for feeding a crowd.

No-cook strawberry & balsamic tartlets

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Try these simple no-bake strawberry tarts which are flavoured with hints of balsamic vinegar and black pepper for an unusual twist. A stunning summer dessert
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tear-and-share feta flatbreads

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Scatter classic antipasti over flatbreads for a simple and delicious starter that's great for sharing. Using quality ham makes all the difference...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chocolate chip muffins

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Make these easy chocolate chip muffins with kids over the weekend or school holidays. They take just 15 minutes prep and are a guaranteed family favourite
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Barbecue sesame sweet potatoes

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Serve these glazed sweet potatoes as a side dish at a barbecue, or turn them into a summer salad by tossing through handfuls of rocket or watercress
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butter-basted BBQ cabbage

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Burn cabbage on a barbecue to add flavour while cooking the middle. It should be near-black when done, but don’t worry – you won’t eat the charred leaves...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cider can soy-glazed duck

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We’ve taken the concept of beer can chicken here (where the can is used to sit it upright) and applied it to duck, but with the sweet flavour of cider...
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort

Chocolate & malt loaf torte

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Don’t be deceived by how easy this is to make – the result is a rich, dense cake with a malted coating. Eat it warm as a pudding or serve it with afternoon tea...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tomato bruschetta

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Make our simple tomato bruschetta as a classic Italian starter. Ideal for a summer gathering with friends, this easy dish is fresh, tasty and full of flavour
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Carrot patch cake

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Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roast cauliflower with caper dressing

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Cooking cauliflower this way gives it a richness that's balanced by the dressing. A great side dish for a roast dinner and it also works as a vegetarian main...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Custard tarts

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Try making our delicate custard tarts for an irresistible dessert. They take just 10 minutes to prep and are delicious with a grating of nutmeg
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Coffee cake

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Whip up a classic coffee cake with ease. You can freeze the sponges, without the buttercream icing, if you want to save time later on. Ideal for a bake sale
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cumin carrots

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Enjoy this tasty new way to serve carrots with your Sunday roast. Cumin is a gently warming spice that goes particularly well with roast lamb
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Open leek & sweet potato pie

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Bake a pie for the ultimate comfort food. Our veggie version with leek and sweet potatoes won't disappoint – and using filo pastry cuts down the fat...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb & custard meringue tart

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Bake our fabulous meringue tart that boasts the classic combination of rhubarb and custard. It makes a great dinner party centrepiece
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Turmeric pancakes

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Ground turmeric adds a splash of all-natural colour to this easy pancake recipe - serve with sliced fresh fruit, a dollop of lemon curd and some stem ginger for extra spice.
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Club Tropicana ice cream cake

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Serve up the wow factor at the end of a summer menu with this ice cream cake. It features layers of mango and raspberry sorbet, sponge, cream and chocolate
  • 1 hour and 2 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Maple, banana & pecan pop pies

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Serve up these sweet and nutty mini fruit pies with a drizzle of colourful icing and thick double cream or custard
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Hay-baked stuffed leg of lamb

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Try something different with roast lamb and make this Sunday centrepiece cooked in hay – it adds a sweet smoky flavour. Just make sure it's free of pesticides...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Coconut iced doughnuts

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The trick to light, fluffy doughnuts is to develop the gluten by kneading well and leaving to rise for as long as you dare
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Lemon drizzle shots

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If you love lemon, you'll love these lemon drizzle shots with vodka and triple sec. Serve with icing sugar on the glass rim and cubes of lemon sponge...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Thai prawn & lychee salad

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This Asian-inspired salad is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. If you can't find fresh lychees, go for fresh sliced mango instead...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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