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
9 votes
29732 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
29672 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
4799 views
Healthy Fruit and Nut bars

Healthy Fruit and Nut bars

Homemade version of Nak'd bars. Easy to make, very versatile. If you love the taste of Nak’d bars, but you’re not so keen on the price, try…

Angie Wilkes
Nov 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
1382 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
7814 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
9882 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
23886 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
3984 views
Healthy Carrot Cake

Healthy Carrot Cake

This delicious carrot cake is one of the easiest dessert recipes you could make; there isn’t even any baking required. If you’re anything like…

Stacey
Nov 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
1619 views
Butternut Block Cake

Butternut Block Cake

The softest, moistest, sweetest cake you’ll ever eat… This recipe makes 1 loaf.

Hungry Jenny
Feb 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
2808 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
4386 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
2730 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
1022 views
Berry Smash Shortcake

Berry Smash Shortcake

Originally meant to be cookies, but too messy to shape, so I poured into an 12 x 8" traybake and cut in squares afterwards!…

Hungry Jenny
Sep 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1889 views
Butter Free Orange and Rosemary Cake

Butter Free Orange and Rosemary Cake

This is a Greek yogurt based orange cake, with a savoury twist of rosemary and a kick of lemon zest on top.…

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1880 views