Christmas chocolate bomb on marble plate

Bombe dessert recipes

12 Recipes

These showstopping bombe desserts are perfect for special occasions, like Christmas or a dinner party. Try a boozy recipe or our millionaire's version.

14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This spectacular Christmas showstopper is covered in crunchy Maltesers and makes for an enticing alternative pudding to end your festive feast

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These simple make-ahead puds use ready-made meringues and gingernut biscuits, but look really impressive

50 mins
Easy
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12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A frozen pud with real star quality – and you don’t need an ice-cream machine to make it

40 mins
More effort
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Wow family and friends with this spectacular pudding - a true treat for summer

10 hrs
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A clever and impressive dessert

2 hrs and 5 mins
A challenge
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This twist on baked Alaska looks simply stunning – and the dark chocolate and orange flavours are just as good. Try it for Christmas, Hogmanay or New Year

1 hr and 45 mins
A challenge
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This stunning festive dessert makes a great alternative to Christmas pudding, with a hidden cream cheese and cranberry filling

1 hr and 55 mins
A challenge
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

These little beauties do take a bit of time and effort to make. But it’s worth it. They taste and look amazing

40 mins
A challenge
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

If you like rum and raisin ice cream, you’ll love this brandy-soaked Christmas bombe

25 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Showstopping individual coffee sponges with hidden mousse, and a Baileys and white chocolate topping - stunning!

1 hr and 15 mins
A challenge
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover fruitcake or Christmas pudding in this ice cream basin bombe with dark rum, raisins and caramel sauce

20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This summery pudding is deliciously light, although it's hard to believe there's no cream in it!

35 mins
Easy
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