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Five-ingredient dessert recipes

42 Recipes

Make a simple but stunning pud with our five-ingredient dessert recipes. Put storecupboard ingredients to good use and satisfy your sweet tooth.


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  • Lemon & raspberry baskets

    Lemon & raspberry baskets

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.33 ratings

    With just five ingredients, this is a great little pud to have up your sleeve when you’re in a hurry

  • Mango & passion fruit fool

    Mango & passion fruit fool

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    You'll need just four ingredients to make this exotic dessert, a no-fuss finish to your meal

  • Caramel apple crumble

    Caramel apple crumble

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.25 ratings

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

  • Raspberry & mango salad

    Raspberry & mango salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    A fruit salad to delight your taste buds - just five ingredients. Add a dash of vodka if you like

  • Lemon & lime crush

    Lemon & lime crush

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Try this lemony ice dessert, just five ingredients and packed full of lemon and lime goodness

  • Coconut creams with poached rhubarb

    Coconut creams with poached rhubarb

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Pretty as a picture, five ingredients, dairy-free and delicous – what more could you want from a dessert?

  • Raspberry honey flapjacks cut into slices

    Raspberry honey flapjacks

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.99 ratings

    Make these easy raspberry honey flapjacks using just five ingredients. Serve with a cuppa for a perfect mid-morning pick-me-up, or freeze for a later date

  • Boozy baked caramelised bananas in a bowl with ice cream

    Boozy baked caramelised bananas

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Use up your bananas and transform them into our boozy baked caramelised dessert with the help of rum, maple syrup and pecans

  • Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie cut into slices

    Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make this festive mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie as a warming winter treat for all the family. It contains just five ingredients and is easy to make

  • Vanilla egg-free marshmallows

    Vanilla egg-free marshmallows

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    These bouncy vanilla marshmallow treats make a great homemade gift and they contain just five ingredients. Perfect for a sweet afternoon pick-me-up

  • Pear & chocolate flapjack crumble served in a bowl

    Pear & chocolate flapjack crumble

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    We can't resist a crumble when the weather gets colder. Make this pear and chocolate flapjack crumble using just five ingredients – simple and delicious

  • Guinness chocolate pudding with cream on top

    Guinness chocolate puddings

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.11 ratings

    Bake our indulgently boozy chocolate puddings with just five ingredients. Perfect for a dinner party if you're celebrating on St Patrick's Day – or at any time of year

  • Coffee ice cream terrine served on a board

    Coffee ice cream terrine

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • 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

  • Quick banana ice cream

    Quick banana ice cream

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.34 ratings

    A no-churn ice cream that's low-fat, superhealthy and counts as one of your five-a-day

  • Quick mango pudding

    Quick mango pudding

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    If you've taken time to make a special main course, why not take the pressure off and serve this simple but delicious pud

  • 5-minute mocha pots

    5-minute mocha pots

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    This dreamy dessert is ready in under 10 minutes. Use milk chocolate if you're feeding young children

  • Two blackberry & lemon fools served in small glasses

    Blackberry & lemon fool

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 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

  • Box of fudge on a board with fudge squares

    Fast truffle fudge

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make our truffle fudge in mere minutes and box it up with pretty tissue paper for the perfect homemade gift. It uses just four ingredients and very little effort

  • Cherry chocolate meringue pots

    Cherry chocolate meringue pots

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Banoffee splits

    Banoffee splits

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    A simple pudding with a creamy and indulgent chocolate sauce, ready in just 10 minutes

  • After-dinner mint cream

    After-dinner mint cream

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    This creamy syllabub is a spin on classic mint choc chip and a great way to use up leftover chocolates

  • Peach & almond slices

    Peach & almond slices

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    A fruity pud is a brilliant way to end a meal - this speedy number can be whipped up in minutes, then cooked while you're eating your main course

  • Pears with speedy choc sauce

    Pears with speedy choc sauce

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

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


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