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Easy pudding recipes

Whip up one of our comforting desserts with minimum fuss for a dinner party or family meal. Choose from super simple sponge puddings, brownies, tarts and more.

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this twist on a favourite childhood ice-cream dessert with coffee and chocolate layers. Made with just five ingredients, it's a great make-ahead pud 

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Condensed milk is the secret to this super snappy Italian dessert. Coffee and chocolate are a classic combo, simply layer them up and enjoy

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake this sticky, moreish bread-and-butter pud using leftover brioche rolls. It's a great way to prevent extra food waste while indulging in a comforting dessert 

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
62 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Whole poached pears make an elegant dinner party dessert, with a red wine sauce and fragrant cinnamon and vanilla

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Expect requests for second helpings of this decadent dessert! Bake raspberry doughnuts with fresh custard, lemon curd and raspberries

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Croissants, custard, lemon curd and blueberries combine to make this irresistible yet easy bake that's perfect for dessert or brunch with friends

52 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet and salty, this decadent dessert is served in individual pots, with a caramel puddle at the base and a creamy panna cotta topping

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Use semi-skimmed milk and half-fat crème fraîche to cut the calories and fat of this comforting childhood classic

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
94 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen – a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert

55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

It only takes a few minutes to mix, microwave and top these hot chocolate puds with ice cream and liqueur for a rich, indulgent dessert

10 mins
Easy
4 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love helping make this easy spiced dessert - similar to an apple and pear strudel, but with ready-rolled puff pastry instead of filo

50 mins
Easy
201 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A simple but very impressive pud, light enough to have a slice to finish a big meal

50 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This dark and sticky ginger cake is made healthier with naturally sweet dates, buttermilk and plenty of cinnamon and fresh ginger

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This clever no-bake tart from Elle Young uses raw cacao and coconut oil, sweetened naturally with dates, oranges and honey

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love to help make and eat this comforting, classic fruity pudding with homemade shortcrust pastry

1 hr
Easy
170 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This intense chocolate orange sponge bake with thick sauce is about as indulgent as a good pudding gets

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Sponge pudding gets taken up a level with the addition of delicious baked figs and thyme, resulting in a seriously comforting wintry dessert. Serve warm with cream, ice cream or Greek yogurt

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Fun for kids and adults alike, this fruity Neapolitan lolly loaf will turn heads at any dinner table

8 hrs
Easy
Gluten-free
169 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This super-simple Italian dessert actually benefits from being made ahead, allowing all the lovely flavours to mingle

30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This super-quick pud is a crowd-pleaser - and is easily dressed up for grown-ups with a splash of Disaronno

10 mins
Easy
23 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This simple version of the traditional dessert uses just five ingredients, with porridge oats for extra crunch

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Discover a shameless shortcut to this family favourite pud

15 mins
Easy
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