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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.

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  • Chocolate fondant on a plate with molten centre oozing out

    Easy chocolate molten cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.108 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

  • Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies cut into squares

    Salted chocolate & hazelnut brownies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 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

  • Treacle tart cut into slices

    Treacle tart

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.12 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

  • Peach Melba pie served in a dish with a spoon

    Peach Melba pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Easy cornflake tart cut into slices and served with custard

    Easy cornflake tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.41 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

  • Two floating islands served in dessert glasses

    Floating islands

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Damson crumble served in a dish

    Damson crumble

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 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

  • A cherry & almond frangipane galette on baking paper

    Cherry & almond frangipane galette

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 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

  • Two blackberry & lemon fools served in small glasses

    Blackberry & lemon fool

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.12 ratings

    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

  • Lemon sponge cake on a cake stand

    Lemon sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.33 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

  • A chocolate & malt loaf torte being cut into slices

    Chocolate & malt loaf torte

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 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

  • Chocolate tiffin squares

    Chocolate tiffin

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.60 ratings

    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!

  • Slice of cheesecake with a strawberry on top, by a fork

    White chocolate cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.53 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

  • Self-saucing butterscotch pudding served in a dish

    Self-saucing butterscotch pudding

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.10 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

  • Squares of nanaimo bars on a chopping board

    Nanaimo bars

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 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

  • Panna cotta on plates with strawberries and coulis with pot of coulis

    Vanilla panna cotta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

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

  • Two bowls of espresso mud cakes & ice cream

    Espresso mud cakes, chocolate syrup & ice cream

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    To finish your meal try this take on coffee and dessert, and if you have any coffee liqueur in the back of the drinks cabinet, put a splash in the syrup

  • Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

    Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.38 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

  • Plum & apple cobbler in a serving dish

    Ultimate plum & apple cobbler

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.18 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

  • Chocolate ganache with sea salt, olive oil & toasts

    Chocolate ganache with sea salt, olive oil & toasts

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Silky smooth chocolate ganache, with crisp ciabatta toasts and a sprinkle of sea salt makes for a quick, chic, ultra-indulgent dinner party dessert

  • Three ramekins filled with raspberry brûlée on a marble surface

    Raspberry brûlée

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 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

  • S'mores dip 2016

    S'mores dip

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.14 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'

  • A dish serving peanut butter berry crisp

    Peanut butter berry crisp

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 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

  • Chocolate hazelnut ice cream cheesecake

    Chocolate hazelnut ice cream cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.39 ratings

    No one will guess that this easy, rich and creamy no-cook, make-ahead cheesecake uses only 4 ingredients - ideal for a dinner party

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