A chocolate cake with a molten middle

Dessert recipes

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Discover delicious, triple-tested dessert recipes for every occasion, from quick and easy sweet treats to super indulgent and impressive showstoppers.

Easy chocolate molten cakes

5

(29 ratings)

Bake an impressive dinner party dessert with minimum fuss – these chocolate puddings, also known as chocolate fondant or lava cake, have a lovely gooey centre...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies

0

(0 ratings)

Chocolate hazelnut spread ensures these moreish brownies have a fudgy centre. Flecked with pecans and sea salt - they'll be the new go-to brownie recipe...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Treacle tart

4

(2 ratings)

Treat family and friends to a comforting treacle tart with crumbly pastry and rich filling. A classic British dessert, serve with ice cream or clotted cream
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Peach Melba pie

0

(0 ratings)

Have some raspberries that are a little past their best? Use them to make this fabulous Peach Melba pie – a wonderful combination of raspberries and peaches...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Damson crumble

3.5

(2 ratings)

This damson and apple crumble will go down a treat as a family dessert. The damsons will contain stones, so remember to warn people to remove them as they eat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cherry & almond frangipane galette

0

(0 ratings)

Use spelt pastry for this free-form pie, as its nuttiness complements the frangipane. The combination of squishy baked cherries and juicy fresh ones is lovely
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blackberry & lemon fool

5

(1 rating)

Create this delicious pudding in just 10 minutes, then pop it in the fridge. Serve in glasses and garnish with fresh blackberries for an elegant summer dessert
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon sponge cake

5

(2 ratings)

Top this citrussy sponge with lemon icing and candied peel. Greek yogurt creates a cake that's extra moist and tangy, for an irresistible teatime treat...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate & malt loaf torte

0

(0 ratings)

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

White chocolate cheesecake

4.272725

(11 ratings)

Make a simple, creamy dessert for a dinner party with very little effort. Pairing this white chocolate cheesecake with fresh fruit offsets the richness
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Self-saucing butterscotch pudding

2.666665

(3 ratings)

Serve this self-saucing butterscotch pudding warm with ice cream for the ultimate treat for the whole family. It's sure to disappear in a flash...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Nanaimo bars

4.1

(10 ratings)

Need ideas for a coffee morning or afternoon tea? These bars from Canada are so moreish, with a crunchy biscuit base, custard layer and chocolate topping
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vanilla panna cotta

5

(5 ratings)

Try making this classic Italian dessert with delicate vanilla and a fresh strawberry topping. The perfect light sweet for a chilled summer gathering
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

3.64706

(17 ratings)

This chocolate cake is made entirely in a mug. It requires no weighing, takes 45 seconds to cook and has a melty chocolate centre, perfect for a quick treat
  • 4 mins
  • Easy

Ultimate plum & apple cobbler

5

(3 ratings)

Slide this pudding into the oven after the Sunday roast has come out. It's classic comfort food and the cobbler topping can be used on any stewed fruit...
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Raspberry brûlée

5

(2 ratings)

Celebrate raspberry season with this take on crème brûlée. The sharp tang of this red fruit cuts through a rich custard base for the perfect summer dessert
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

S'mores dip

4.666665

(6 ratings)

A sized-up, super chocolatey twist on the classic American campfire treat. This s'mores dip will be gone before you can say 'mini marshmallow'...
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Peanut butter berry crisp

5

(3 ratings)

Use crunchy peanut butter in the topping of this American-style berry crumble for intriguing texture and taste. Serve with clotted cream for an indulgent dessert
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Dark chocolate & cherry bar

5

(3 ratings)

This impressive looking dessert is a chocolate lover's dream and no one will guess it uses just four ingredients...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Butterscotch banana pie

3.8

(5 ratings)

This impressive looking salted caramel dessert is fit for a dinner party table, uses storecupboard ingredients and is ready in under half an hour
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate, cardamom & hazelnut torte

4.714285

(7 ratings)

This rich, gluten-free torte has an irresistible chocolate & spice mix. An easy weekend treat or dinner party dessert you can make in advance
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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