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
7628 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
17079 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
3130 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
12126 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
1799 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
1517 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
4521 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
1302 views
Carrot Cake (butter and sugar free)

Carrot Cake (butter and sugar free)

A healthier version - that still tastes like carrot cake :-) The 'frosting' is cream cheese so is also a…

Hungry Jenny
Jan 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1562 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
638 views
Banana and chocolate muffins

Banana and chocolate muffins

A mood-lifting treat!

Lemon Squeezy
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
430 views
Low Fat Chocolate and Banana Oat Cake

Low Fat Chocolate and Banana Oat Cake

Apart from the sugar (and flour), this can be quite a healthy cake choice. It tastes good too! Stick your…

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
1935 views
Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Pudding

Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Pudding

Imagine, sweet chocolaty fudge melting down in the mouth, one bite, you get a rich flavour of coffee and…

Gouri Haldar
Feb 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
522 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
644 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
2511 views