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
Serve this great syllabub dessert with late summer raspberries for a light but perfect end to a meal
We've used half-fat cream to cut down the fat content in this fabulous meringue
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 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 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
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
Lime syllabub is a delicate end to a feast, and this pud is light and moreish! Prepare a day or two in advance, leave in the fridge, then simply decorate when ready to serve
This passion fruit and honeycomb parfait is the perfect dessert recipe to round off a glamorous dinner party - plus it takes 15 mins to prep!
Dessert recipe collections
Christmas dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart
Low fat dessert recipes including chocolate and coffee mousse, blackcurrant sorbet and zingy melon salad
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!
Find spring dessert recipes that are full of clean, fresh flavours as well as lighter - just in time for longer days and sunshine
Allergy-friendly desserts for those who might find it difficult to eat dessert, with so many desserts containing wheat, butter, nuts and eggs
Meringue recipes to make seriously impressive desserts that are light, crispy and chewy and made with interesting flavours