British desserts recipes

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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
6451 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
15717 views
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
5728 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
2614 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
4325 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
1561 views
Butter, Flour and Sugar Free Cranberry Oat Bars

Butter, Flour and Sugar Free Cranberry Oat Bars

My first attempt at elimating butter, flour AND sugar from a cake, and it turned out alright! This recipe was…

Hungry Jenny
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1642 views
Swiss Meringue

Swiss Meringue

So as you may remember from an earlier post that I have never made Meringue. Being brought up with a healthy eating JammyMummy we had loads of…

Samantha Rivera
Dec 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1240 views
Sugar and Butter Free Apple Cake

Sugar and Butter Free Apple Cake

Despite having no butter or sugar, this recipe creates a really moist and sweet cake that you don't need to…

Hungry Jenny
Mar 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
2412 views
British Flapjack Cookies

British Flapjack Cookies

I saw this recipe in Bon Appetit, March 2010 and written by Molly Wizenberg. I was lucky enough to find Golden syrup at my local World Market. I…

Foodiewife
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
119 views
Bailey's Chocolate Swirl Tart

Bailey's Chocolate Swirl Tart

A luxurious pie that is easy to make to impress at a dinner party! If you are using pre-made pastry, go straight to step 3. This was made in…

Hungry Jenny
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
395 views
Dirty Carrot Cake

Dirty Carrot Cake

I made this cake thinking it was going to be pretty healthy, what with the absence of butter and use of sunflower oil instead. But when you eat it,…

Hungry Jenny
May 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
609 views
Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

So easy to make, is this not just the best winter dessert!

Karen Vivers
Nov 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
420 views
Polish Apple Cake

Polish Apple Cake

This is made to a recipe given to me by my mother. Stew your fruit first, cool and then add it to the batter. It works perfectly as a tea-time treat…

Ren Behan
Aug 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
1090 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
592 views