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  • Orange polenta cake

    Orange polenta cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.129 ratings

    Give your dessert an Italian flavour with this moist and fruity polenta cake

  • Ricciarelli biscuits in a tin

    Ricciarelli biscuits

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Rustle up these Italian-inspired almond biscuits. Gift to family and friends at Christmas, or make a batch for your own biscuit tin as a treat

  • Amaretti & sultana cheesecake

    Amaretti & sultana cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

    Crunchy Italian amaretti biscuits and almond liqueur are the key in this baked creamy pudding

  • Pandoro on a granite circular stand

    Pandoro

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Use good-quality eggs to get a lovely golden hue for this pandoro – a sweet bread originating from Verona in Italy. Dust generously with icing sugar to serve

  • Sherry, almond & orange pandoro 2016

    Sherry, almond & orange pandoro

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This buttery, Italian bread really is the star of Christmas desserts. Try this light, festive dessert with whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate

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

    Vanilla panna cotta

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.30 ratings

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

  • Zabaglione trifle slice

    Zabaglione trifle slice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

    This dish is inspired by trifle and tiramisu, taking some of the best elements of each

  • Slice of tiramisu on a serving plate

    Best ever tiramisu

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.244 ratings

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

  • Cannoli on a plate, dusted with icing sugar

    Cannoli

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    Learn how to make cannoli with our easy-to-follow recipe. A classic Italian pastry with a crisp shell and creamy, sweet ricotta filling, it's a moreish treat

  • Tiramisu ice-cream cake

    Tiramisu ice-cream cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Treat your guests with this stunning summer dessert, perfect for al fresco dinner parties

  • Torta del Nonna

    Chocolate torta della nonna

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Give this Tuscan tart a delicious twist by adding dark chocolate to the traditional custard filling and delicate sweet pastry

  • Easy peach & almond tart

    Easy peach & almond tart

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Think of this as an Italian version of the British bakewell tart, lovely for dessert or with a cuppa

  • Tonka bean panna cotta with roasted rhubarb

    Tonka bean panna cotta with roasted rhubarb

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    This delicate tonka bean and orange-infused panna cotta pairs beautifully with vibrant pink forced rhubarb - the perfect dessert if you want to impress

  • Blackberry zabaglione

    Blackberry zabaglione

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Italian zabaglione is lovely rippled with a few crushed berries for a quick, outstanding dessert

  • Plum & amaretti semifreddo

    Plum & amaretti semifreddo

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    A ripple of sweet plum purée and chunks of almond biscuit turn this Italian ice cream into an all-in-one dessert

  • Vanilla ice cream & coffee in glasses

    Affogato

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Our easy affogato recipe is the perfect Italian-inspired summer dessert. This simple coffee treat can be made in just five minutes with two ingredients

  • Strawberry & mint granita

    Strawberry & mint granita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This light frozen dessert is smooth and slushy, like those from the east of Italy - a perfect palate cleanser to finish a dinner party menu

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