British desserts recipes

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Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making…

Marlin Rinehart
Feb 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
14587 views
Pineapple Fruit Cake

Pineapple Fruit Cake

A very moist fruit cake, easy to make and could easily replace a traditional Christmas or Birthday cake.

Mo
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
72 views
Vanilla Custard Sauce (British)

Vanilla Custard Sauce (British)

This sauce is served over steamed puddings, fruit crisps (crumbles), and any dessert that would be enhanced by a creamy vanilla sauce. It's the…

Marlin Rinehart
Mar 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
5968 views
Lorraine Pascale's Let them eat cake, cake

Lorraine Pascale's Let them eat cake, cake

This is recipe from her new book Fast, Fresh and Easy Food, and this cake is quick to make as it follows the…

Bella
Sep 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
20416 views
Banana and chocolate muffins

Banana and chocolate muffins

A mood-lifting treat!

Lemon Squeezy
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
1109 views
Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

This is a wonderfully moist cake laced with Bailey's Irish cream. You will find it very hard not to eat more than one slice!

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
2732 views
Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake

Butter and Flour Free Chocolate Cake

This contains chickpeas which might sound strange but actually works really well! It doesn't taste particularly…

Hungry Jenny
Mar 2010
Intermediate
10 votes
5439 views
Elizabethan Quince Cheese

Elizabethan Quince Cheese

I have had a bumper year for quince in 2011 and have decided to make various preserves and desserts with my amazing fruity haul ~ I shall be…

Karen
Sep 2011
Professional
1 vote
2911 views
Lorraine Pascale's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Zebra Cake

Lorraine Pascale's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Zebra Cake

I love making cakes that are a bit different but with cakes I always seem to revert back to my old favourites.…

Bella
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
16857 views
BLACK FOREST CAKE

BLACK FOREST CAKE

Deserts are by far our favorite part of a meal. It is also that part of the food universe we just aren't super great at making. So when someone…

Real Food Real Kitchens
Apr 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1205 views
Berry Zen Summer Delight

Berry Zen Summer Delight

The joy here is that because the fruit is already frozen, within an hour and a half you have the most delightful of healthy and gorgeously delicious…

Feeling Food
Jun 2011
Professional
3 votes
1774 views
Toffee (Candy) Apples

Toffee (Candy) Apples

Although I don’t relish the shortening days and the dropping temperatures of the autumn and approaching winter, I do relish the food. I love the…

Karen Vivers
Oct 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1468 views
Travel Gingerbread Cookies

Travel Gingerbread Cookies

Make these soft gingerbread cookies to take on your travels if you suffer from travel sickness - the calming effects that ginger has on the stomach…

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1814 views
Butter Free Strawberry Banana Yogurt Cake

Butter Free Strawberry Banana Yogurt Cake

This moist yogurt cake cuts into 9 squares or 18 triangles. This recipe is for an 8" square tin.

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1224 views
Soft Pear and Cranberry Squares

Soft Pear and Cranberry Squares

Aside from the egg, this is otherwise dairy-free! Use very ripe pears for best results. This recipe is for a 13 x 8" traybake (32 squares)…

Hungry Jenny
Mar 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
981 views