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Cornflour recipes

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Use cornflour in sauces such as custard and gravy, or in cakes and meringues. This fine flour acts as a great thickening agent.

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  • Homemade custard

    Homemade custard

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.103 ratings

    Once you've cracked this technique for silky smooth vanilla custard, you'll never go back to tinned

  • Ultimate lemon meringue pie on a cake stand

    Ultimate lemon meringue pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.362 ratings

    You can't go wrong with a classic lemon meringue pie, and this easy recipe is particularly good

  • Banana bread & butter pudding

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.47 ratings

    A microwave pud that will have the family thinking you've been cooking for hours

  • Cherry swirl cheesecake

    Cherry swirl cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 ratings

    Swirls of cherries ensure this sublime cheesecake has a summer flavour, perfect for a sunset dinner party outside

  • The ultimate makeover: New York cheesecake

    The ultimate makeover: New York cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.53 ratings

    Angela Nilsen rises to the ultimate challenge - keeping a cheesecake creamy and decadent while making it healthier and lighter

  • Healthy gravy served in a gravy jug

    Healthy gravy

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Serve this healthy, low-fat gravy with Sunday lunch, bangers and mash, or even with turkey on Christmas Day. It can be frozen, too, if you want to make it ahead

  • Turkey steaks with citrus & ginger sauce

    Turkey steaks with citrus & ginger sauce

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.40 ratings

    Use quick-cook turkey steaks for this recipe as they cook in a few minutes, and make a change from chicken

  • Rhubarb, ginger & apple scrunch pie

    Rhubarb, ginger & apple scrunch pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    A cheat’s fruit pie for a family dessert, especially after the Sunday roast

  • Gooseberry meringue tart

    Gooseberry meringue tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Stuck for what to do with gooseberries? Think of a classic lemon dessert and simply swap the lemon

  • Roast winter veg with fondue sauce poured over the top

    Roast winter veg with fondue sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    If you love fondues but don't want the full-on experience, combine roast vegetables with a rich kirsch and cheese sauce for a tempting taste of après-ski

  • Easy red wine gravy

    Easy red wine gravy

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 ratings

    Christmas just wouldn't be the same without a full and flavoursome gravy on the table

  • Vanilla custard

    Vanilla custard

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    John Torode's simple vanilla custard is a must-have indulgent addition to any pudding

  • Peach & blueberry grunt

    Peach & blueberry grunt

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    A cobbler-esque American favourite - this grunt has a bit of hidden sugar and spice, and is very very nice!

  • Orange & caramel custard tart

    Orange & caramel custard tart

    A star rating of 2.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    This indulgent looking tart is actually fairly angelic so even those on a diet can enjoy a slice or two

  • Doris' cherry meringue tart

    Doris' cherry meringue tart

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    An impressive centrepiece for a dinner party dessert

  • Glamorous fairy cakes

    Glamorous fairy cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.46 ratings

    A retro twist to a childhood favourite - learn how to make fairy cakes then decorate for any occasion

  • Fruity sponge cake

    Fruity sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.50 ratings

    Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe

  • Chicken stir-fry in 4 easy steps

    Chicken stir-fry in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.43 ratings

    Asian cooking can be light, healthy and so quick that you’ll think twice before ever ordering a takeaway again!

  • Hot chocolate soufflé

    Hot chocolate soufflé

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Gordon Ramsay creates melt-in-the-mouth soufflés to impress a crowd

  • Cherry chocolate pavlova

    Cherry chocolate pavlova

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Finish your meal with this impressive dessert, with billowing cream and fresh summer fruit

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