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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

4.82353

(34 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

(3 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

Easy cornflake tart

5

(8 ratings)

Make this cornflake cake for a fabulously easy family dessert that uses simple ingredients. With a pastry case and jam base, it's delicious served with custard...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Floating islands

2.333335

(3 ratings)

Whip up some floating islands at your next dinner party, the retro-cool French dessert featuring crème anglaise, meringue and caramel
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • 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

4

(4 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

Chocolate tiffin

5

(1 rating)

Go all out and treat yourself to these chocolate tiffin slices, full of milk and dark chocolate, raisins and biscuit. Be warned: they won't last long!...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

White chocolate cheesecake

4.411765

(17 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

4.18182

(11 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

(7 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

3.333335

(21 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

(5 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

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