Cheesecake with slice taken out on plate with strawberry compote

No-bake dessert recipes

Whip up a decadent pudding in no time with our easy no-bake desserts. Try our simple no-bake cheesecakes or assemble an impressive trifle.

59 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a slice of pure indulgence in the form of our easy no-bake vanilla cheesecake. This easy dessert is delicious served with a fresh strawberry compote

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

No one will guess that this easy, rich and creamy no-cook, make-ahead cheesecake uses only 4 ingredients - ideal for a dinner party

15 mins
Easy
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Who doesn't love rocky road? Combine chocolate, biscuits, nuts and marshmallows to make these easy fridge cakes, loved by kids and grown-ups alike.

32 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Children will love this – part recipe, part science experiment, milk transforms into delicious ice cream in front of their eyes

15 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this showstopping cheesecake for summer entertaining. Top with strawberries or a mix of fresh berries, plus a drizzle of chocolate for extra indulgence

34 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make for kids and big kids, too! These banana lollies with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries are great for a party or after-school treat

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These gluten and dairy-free berry and coconut cream sweet treats from BBC Good Food magazine reader Jenna Hope are entirely raw

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These vitamin-packed fruit skewers are a simple, colourful and fun way to get kids to eat fruit. They'll love helping to make them too.

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve up the wow factor at the end of a summer menu with this ice cream cake. It features layers of mango and raspberry sorbet, sponge, cream and chocolate

1 hr and 2 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
37 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A great standby dessert with that works well and will impress children and adults

30 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 hrs
More effort
14 ratings 4.5 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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform the humble trifle into a modern dessert with the help of mango, rum and coconut flavours. It makes a marvellous dessert at Christmas

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy these individual raspberry, pistachio & lemon trifles as part of a summer menu. They're easy to assemble and you can easily pack them up in tubs for picnics

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

Create this retro jelly and custard trifle using cheat’s ingredients. It’s a completely make-ahead dessert, so ideal for a stress-free get together 

30 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

An easy no-cook cheesecake that's dairy-free and gluten-free with just a little agave syrup to sweeten. A lusciously lemony vegan dessert that the family will love

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A naughty chocolate version of a traditional trifle, and so easy to make. Layer chocolate brownies, custard, Irish cream liqueur and whipped cream for an indulgent treat

40 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This is an easy cheesecake for kids to prepare with just a little supervision – they'll love smashing up the biscuits for the base.

25 mins
Easy
447 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
156 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This crowd-pleasing dessert is made ahead, so all you have to do on the night is take it out of the fridge and bask in the glory

5 hrs and 55 mins
Easy

Treat your dinner party guests to a creamy lemon cheesecake for dessert. We've got everything from baked lemon and raspberry cheesecake to easy no-cook versions.

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