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For fabulous dessert recipes for your weekend dinner party, or even if you feel like treating the family to a quick and simple dessert during the week, we’ve plenty of recipes for you to try!

We’ve got so many dessert recipes to choose from, so depending on how much time you have, the ingredients you have to hand or what season it is, you can pick the ideal one to serve to guests or simply to surprise the family with.

Our chocolate Florentine torte is an absolute dream. With the Florentines piled high, it looks stunning and will make the ideal centrepiece at your dinner party. If you prefer to serve your dessert in individual portions, then our elderflower jellies with fresh raspberries or mini pavlovas with pomegranate and mango are perfect for this.

For spring desserts, why not try our rhubarb custard tart, passion fruit cheesecake, or meringue roulade with orange and passion fruit – they all feature the fresh, light flavours of the season and are all really impressive to look at too.

We’ve also taken care of Christmas desserts so you’ll never be stuck for ideas when it comes to entertaining around the festive period again. We’ve got some real showstoppers like our nut meringue cake with Baileys cream, our sticky ginger and treacle cake with rum and pecan praline or our cherry chocolate mousse cake which is covered in edible glitter for a really luxurious finish.

Whether you’re a confident cook or a beginner, our dessert recipes are so easy to follow you’ll have no problem creating one of our stunning dessert for guests. Our selection of recipes caters for chocoholics, those who prefer a fruitier dessert, a lighter option or something utterly indulgent – whatever it is you love, we’ve got it all so give them a go this week!

Delicious Dessert recipes

Blackberry Roulade

Blackberry Roulade

No occasion is complete without a squidgy meringue roulade for dessert

Raspberry and Blackberry Clafoutis

Raspberry and Blackberry Clafoutis

Raspberry and blackberry clafoutis (Clafoutis di Lamponi e More), is a delicious French-inspired baked fruit dessert

Banoffee Pie

Banoffee Pie

Everyone will come back for seconds of this decadent yet oh so easy banoffee pie

Chocolate and Mint Parfait

Chocolate and Mint Parfait

Chocolate and mint parfait is a flavour combination we love. Chocolate and mint is a favourite and this is an elegant dessert that takes minutes to make

Chocolate Almond Torte

Chocolate Almond Torte

This chocolate almond torte recipe is perfect for a get together or afternoon tea that will really impress your guests

Elizabeth David's Syllabub

Elizabeth David's Syllabub

Serve this great syllabub dessert with late summer raspberries for a light but perfect end to a meal

Turkish Delight and Pistachio Meringue

Turkish Delight and Pistachio Meringue

We've used half-fat cream to cut down the fat content in this fabulous meringue

Vanilla Crème Brulée with Almond Puff Pastry Sticks

Vanilla Crème Brulée with Almond Puff Pastry Sticks

You can use any ramekin dishes for this and Demerara sugar gives a crunchier topping, but does not stay that way for long

Irish Crème Brûlée Cups with Hazelnut Praline

Irish Crème Brûlée Cups with Hazelnut Praline

These impressive no-bake brûlées make for a handy, stress-free dinner party dessert as they can be made 24 hours in advance

Jason Atherton's Bakewell Tart

Jason Atherton's Bakewell Tart

Jason Atherton's Bakewell tart is inspired by his early years in Sheffield, not far from Bakewell. This has a traditional raspberry jam filling, but you could also try gooseberry or damson jams

James Martin's Bourbon Glazed Monster Doughnut with Malted Milk Ice Cream

James Martin's Bourbon Glazed Monster Doughnut with Malted Milk Ice Cream

James Martin's glazed doughnut and homemade malted milk ice cream takes a bit of extra effort but is well worth the results for a perfectly spongy doughnut

Deliciously Ella's Clementine And Coconut Cream Sorbet

Deliciously Ella's Clementine And Coconut Cream Sorbet

Clementine and coconut cream sorbet is incredibly simple to make with just two ingredients, yet gorgeously cleansing and refreshing. It looks stunning served in a glass at a dinner party

Dessert recipe collections

Dinner Party Desserts

Dinner Party Desserts

If you’re throwing a dinner party this weekend and want a show stopping desserts that will be remembers fondly by your guests, look no further than this delicious collection of dessert recipes to get you on the right track.

Christmas Desserts

Christmas Desserts

Christmas dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart

Low-Fat Dessert Recipes

Low-Fat Dessert Recipes

Low fat dessert recipes including chocolate and coffee mousse, blackcurrant sorbet and zingy melon salad

No Bake Cheesecake Recipes

No Bake Cheesecake Recipes

No bake cheesecake recipes are so easy to make, including no bake strawberry cheesecake, passion fruit cheesecake and simple lime cheesecake

Summer Dessert Recipes

Summer Dessert Recipes

Summer dessert recipes that are the perfect end to your barbecue or meal, full of seasonal berries and fruits that are a real delight to eat!

Spring Dessert Recipes

Spring Dessert Recipes

Find spring dessert recipes that are full of clean, fresh flavours as well as lighter - just in time for longer days and sunshine

Easy Dessert Recipes

Easy Dessert Recipes

Easy dessert recipes that look impressive including rich, gooey brownies, no bake tarts, banoffee pots and plenty more

Allergy-Friendly Desserts

Allergy-Friendly Desserts

Allergy-friendly desserts for those who might find it difficult to eat dessert, with so many desserts containing wheat, butter, nuts and eggs

Best Meringue Recipes

Best Meringue Recipes

Meringue recipes to make seriously impressive desserts that are light, crispy and chewy and made with interesting flavours