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Dinner party dessert recipes

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Finish your evening in style with a decadent chocolate tart, fruity trifle, cheesecake or ice cream dessert. Our stunning yet simple puddings are sure to impress.

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  • Next level key lime pie served on a plate

    Next level key lime pie

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    Make our next level key lime pie for a dessert to impress. We’ve gone with a pastry base and cut through the sweetness with a sweet and sour cream

  • Next-level chocolate fondant with a molten middle

    Next level chocolate fondant

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Wow dinner guests with our ultimate chocolate fondant. Its molten middle is the stuff of dessert dreams – and we've added in caramel and coffee flavours too

  • Ultimate lemon meringue pie on a cake stand

    Ultimate lemon meringue pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.376 ratings

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

  • Millionaire’s cheesecake served on a cake stand

    Millionaire’s cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.42 ratings

    Indulge in this no-bake chocolate cheesecake after a special dinner. Whether it's for New Year's Eve or a birthday, it's sure to impress

  • Coconut custard tart topped with roasted pineapple

    Coconut custard tart with roasted pineapple

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    This custard tart has a tropical twist with sunny Caribbean flavours. Bake it for your next dinner party and we guarantee your guests will go back for a second helping!

  • Retro trifle in dessert glass

    Retro trifle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Take trifle to the next level for the festive season. Make the jelly with raspberries and enrich the custard with clotted cream for ultra indulgence

  • Roasted vanilla & honey crème brûlée in a dish

    Roasted vanilla & honey crème brûlée

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make Tom Kerridge's decadent honey and vanilla crème brûlée with just five ingredients. It's a special dessert to enjoy after a cosy dinner for two

  • No-cook chocolate tart

    No-bake chocolate tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.244 ratings

    You can make this indulgent chocolate tart up to two days ahead. Any leftovers will make a welcome treat with a cup of coffee the next day

  • Strawberry cheesecake in 4 easy steps

    Strawberry cheesecake in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.469 ratings

    Follow our step-by-step recipe for this easy no-cook cheesecake – a delicious summer dessert for all occasions

  • Chocolate cheesecake with two slices cut out

    Chocolate cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.80 ratings

    Treat family and friends to this decadent chocolate dessert. It's an indulgent end to a dinner party or weekend family meal

  • Cassis & bay-baked pears with blackberries served in a bowl

    Cassis & bay-baked pears with blackberries

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Impress dinner guests with this grown-up dessert. Pears are wonderful for soaking up flavours – here that's cassis, red wine, blackberry and bay leaves

  • Profiterole & salted toffee ice cream sandwiches served on a board

    Profiterole & salted toffee ice cream sandwiches

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Drizzle these fresh choux buns with plenty of hot toffee sauce and top with whatever you like – try homemade honeycomb, chopped nuts or your favourite chocolate bar.

  • Pistachio soufflé with pistachio ice cream served in a bowl

    Pistachio soufflé with pistachio ice cream

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Take pudding to new heights by making this fabulous pistachio soufflé served with ice cream. It's well worth the effort for a dinner party or weekend dessert

  • Trifle cheesecake

    Trifle cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Two dessert classics are transformed into one unbeatable dish. The set custard layer and raspberry jelly topping make it a real showstopper

  • Sea-salted chocolate & pecan tart served on a cake stand

    Sea-salted chocolate & pecan tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Bake this sophisticated dessert to end your dinner party on a high. A chocolate pastry crust is filled with unctuous ganache filling and topped with caramelised salted pecans

  • Rocky road cheesecake pudding with sparklers in the top

    Rocky road cheesecake pudding

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.28 ratings

    We've blended two tempting sweet treats – rocky road and cheesecake – to create this irresistible make-ahead dessert.

  • Ultimate crème brûlée with a spoon

    Ultimate crème brûlée

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.121 ratings

    With a rich, creamy vanilla custard and crunchy, caramelised topping, our crème brûlée makes the ultimate indulgent dessert. Follow our professional tips for mastering this classic French sweet

  • Next level bakewell tart cut into slices

    Next level bakewell tart

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Serve for dessert or as an afternoon tea, the bakewell tart is a baking classic. We've upped the ante to make the crumbliest pastry and fabulous frangipane

  • Champagne & raspberry possets

    Champagne & raspberry possets

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.29 ratings

    The dryness of your chosen fizz works well with the delicate sweetness of this impressive posset

  • Chocolate hazelnut ice cream cheesecake

    Chocolate hazelnut ice cream cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.41 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

  • Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding in a bowl

    Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Toast rice in brown butter, cook in coconut cream and lace with rum and raisin syrup to make this rice pudding. It's a world away from school-dinner versions

  • White forest meringue roulade served on a plate and in slices

    White forest meringue roulade

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 ratings

    Try this ultimate make-ahead dessert for Christmas: meringue, white chocolate, cream and cherries are combined to make a luscious centrepiece

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