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
8858 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
14057 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
18063 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
1900 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
4698 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
1003 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
3508 views
Butter Free Banana and Poppy Seed Cake Bars

Butter Free Banana and Poppy Seed Cake Bars

So easy and speedy to make, and nice to pack for lunch or a quick breakfast snack on the go.…

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1281 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
2004 views
Mini Mango Tarts

Mini Mango Tarts

When I made these, they deflated a little whilst cooling, then the tops cracked a bit after chilling in the fridge! I'm not sure what cooling…

Hungry Jenny
May 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
970 views
Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

A classic recipe that I just can't get enough off! This one has some crunch with the addition of walnuts.

Karen Vivers
Oct 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
528 views
Berry Crunch Cupcakes

Berry Crunch Cupcakes

These berry cakes have ground almonds in to add an interesting crunch to each bite!

Hungry Jenny
Feb 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
603 views
Guilt free Lemon Oat Cookies

Guilt free Lemon Oat Cookies

These are butter, sugar and flour free so you can eat them without feeling guilty! Makes 10-12 cookies (2")

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1193 views
Sticky Peanut Butter Banana Squares

Sticky Peanut Butter Banana Squares

These can be a bit messy to eat!! Experiment with either smooth or crunchy peanut butter depending on the…

Hungry Jenny
Jun 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
527 views
Butter Free Raspberry Polenta Cake

Butter Free Raspberry Polenta Cake

The quantity of polenta used is small, but is enough to work in that slightly gritty texture expected from a…

Hungry Jenny
Mar 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
635 views