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
24479 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
19784 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
8443 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
5414 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
5162 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
23032 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
2218 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
2188 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
3791 views
Jaded Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Jaded Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

This doesn't use butter or sugar - except in the form of peanut butter, chocolate and yogurt! Oh well, at least…

Hungry Jenny
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
2586 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
3437 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
18940 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
3673 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
4056 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
2477 views