Layered coffee ice cream terrine topped with malteasers

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.

24 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
34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Discover a shameless shortcut to this family favourite pud

15 mins
Easy
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21 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

The ultimate in quick comfort food – only five minutes to prepare, perfect to pop in the oven before the main course

45 mins
Easy
112 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This pud will be a hit with all the family, and it only takes 20 minutes to make

20 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A warming autumnal pud that’s low fat, speedy and satisfying

25 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This luscious fruit dessert looks like it takes two hours, but it only takes 15 minutes

15 mins
Easy
46 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe

30 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Make these smart, simple desserts ahead of time for a relaxed Friday night supper with friends

10 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This quintessentially British pud, packed with juicy summer berries, is so much easier than it looks, perfect for beginners

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
126 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Being short of time needn't stop you making your own pudding. This microwave-friendly sponge is ready in 10 minutes and can easily be a chocolate pud too

10 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Look no further for a fruity dessert that's both delicious and nourishing

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
232 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
More effort
84 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A gorgeous looking tart that is fantastic for any occasion - from morning tea to decadent dessert

30 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple and stylish nutty fig pudding ready in just 10 minutes

10 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This quick, make-ahead dessert is perfect when having a night in just the two of you

15 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A quick treat that will help to use up Easter's leftover hot cross buns

15 mins
Easy
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This refreshing dessert is as easy as making ice cubes

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
26 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Good Food reader Catherine Dunkley shares her super-quick and easy recipe for the perfect last-minute coffee and walnut cake

25 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy way to make fruity and refreshing ice cream for hot summer days

35 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Simple and healthy, this makes a lovely light dessert on its own or with pastries for a real treat

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Need a pudding fast? These four-ingredient pots taste as good as they look and will save the day in under 20 minutes

15 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's indulgent trifle won't keep you in the kitchen for long but will impress guests at your next get-together

30 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A quick and impressive make-ahead dessert with Baileys for grown-ups, or use extra toffee sauce for kids

10 mins
Easy
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