British desserts recipes

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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
13576 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
20702 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
3869 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
581 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
22342 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
6969 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
3575 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
4513 views
Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

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

Karen Vivers
Nov 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1276 views
Mince Pies

Mince Pies

Not just for Christmas!

Karen Vivers
Dec 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1190 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
4353 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
2142 views
Plum Clafoutis

Plum Clafoutis

Plums are a typical Autumn fruit. The deep reddish purple of their skin reminds me of the leaves falling off the trees and they make me think of…

The Baking Explorer
May 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1021 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
1305 views
Healthy Banana Coconut Choc Cookies

Healthy Banana Coconut Choc Cookies

These will come out nice and soft, but should retain their shape after cooling. If you're able to wait for them…

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
1999 views