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
Raspberry and blackberry clafoutis (Clafoutis di Lamponi e More), is a delicious French-inspired baked fruit dessert
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
This chocolate almond torte recipe is perfect for a get together or afternoon tea that will really impress your guests
We've used half-fat cream to cut down the fat content in this fabulous meringue
You can use any ramekin dishes for this and Demerara sugar gives a crunchier topping, but does not stay that way for long
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
Dessert recipe collections
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 dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart
No bake cheesecake recipes are so easy to make, including no bake strawberry cheesecake, passion fruit cheesecake and simple lime cheesecake
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!
Easy dessert recipes that look impressive including rich, gooey brownies, no bake tarts, banoffee pots and plenty more
Allergy-friendly desserts for those who might find it difficult to eat dessert, with so many desserts containing wheat, butter, nuts and eggs