Dessert

  • Independence Day: Top 10 American recipes

    No doubt America's celebrities will be joining in the parties, parades, fireworks, bonfires and barbecues held across the US's 50 states to mark Independence Day on the Fourth of July...

  • Rich marbled chocolate cake

    Serves 12Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 35 minutes, plus coolingUsing Chocolate Horlicks® in the recipe deepens the flavour of the buttercream used to decorate the cake, adding to the rich...

  • Top 10 Easter desserts

    Stars such as Cara Delevingne, Nicole Richie and even President Barack Obama shared snaps of their Easter celebrations last year. Katy Perry donned bunny ears and mums Jessica Alba and...

  • Deep dish rhubarb and strawberry tarts

    Serves: 8Preparation time: 30 minutesChill: 15 minutes plus several hoursCooking time: 29-40 minutesIngredientsTart cases 250g (9oz) plain flour50g (2oz) icing sugar100g (4oz) butter at room temperature, diced2 egg yolks1-1 1/2...

  • Blackberry and coconut parfait

    Serves: 6Preparation time: 25 minutesCook time: 3-4 minutesChill: 6 hours or overnight IngredientsGranola base 40g (11/2oz) butter40g (11/2oz) flaked almonds, roughly crushed40g (11/2oz) pistachio nuts, roughly chopped1 tablespoon caster sugarParfait...

  • Blueberry focaccia

    Makes: 1 large loafServes: 6-8Preparation time: 30 minutesRising: 45-60 minutesCook time: 30-35 minutesIngredients1 orange, rind only, pared away in strips with a vegetable peeler1 lemon, rind only, pared away in...

  • Very berry lemon baskets

    Serves: 6 Preparation time: 10 minutesIngredients150g (5oz) Greek style yogurt100g (4oz) good quality lemon curd1Passion fruit , halved6 readymade brandy snap baskets150g (5oz) small strawberries, halved100g (4oz) raspberries75g (3oz) blueberries25g (1oz)...

  • Baked fruit pavlova

    Preparation time: 5 minutesBBQ time: 60 minutesIngredients 2 eggs, whites of120g caster sugar½ tsp cornflour3 plums, or seasonal fruits1 tbsp honey2 tbsps orange juice300ml double creamMethod Set up the barbecue...

  • Baileys and peanut butter choux bun

    A sweet, fluffy Choux Bun with a Baileys and Peanut Butter Cream centre, topped with a chocolate decorationMakes: 8IngredientsTo Make The Choux Bun:125ml Semi-Skimmed Milk125ml Water100g Unsalted Butter, diced½ tsp...
  • Clotted cream fudge

    Receiving homemade gifts is such a treat, so make a batch of this fudge and pack in pretty little boxes or jars. Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: up to 10...
  • Top 10 afternoon teas in London

    Thinking of treating your mum to afternoon tea for Mother's Day on 30 March? Or maybe you fancy a fun day out with friends? We've tried the dainty sandwiches, tucked...
  • Guinness chocolate cake

    As baking fever sweeps the nation, Guinness’ luxurious offering is sure to get cake lovers’ whisks whirring. The Guinness chocolate cake is an indulgent treat, perfect for fans of the...
  • Guinness chocolate brownies

    Serves: 12Ingredients100ml Guinness 185g dark chocolate50g milk chocolate185g butter3 eggs275g caster sugarVanilla essence85g plain flour20g coco powder50G white chocolate buttonsMethod Line a baking tray with parchment paper and sprinkle white...
  • Banana Flower Cupcakes

    Makes 12IngredientsFor the cake:· 100g butter, softened at room temperature· 140g Fairtrade soft light brown sugar· 2 large eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten· 30mls whole/semi skimmed milk· 2 ripe...