Recipes Desserts

Desserts

bakewell tart

Bakewell Tart

A cup of tea and a slice of Bakewell tart, sitting in the garden in the afternoon sunshine. What more do you need?

spotted dick

Spotted Dick and Custard

Spotted dick is one of those cleverly disguised British recipes where the name bears no relation whatsoever to the food created.

parkin

Parkin

Parkin is a traditional ginger cake from Northern England flavoured with syrupy molasses, oatmeal and warm spices.

christmas pudding

Christmas Pudding

There are more Christmas pudding recipes on the web and in cookbooks than you can shake a stick at, as the old saying goes. The most often quoted ones seem to be those from Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver. My featured recipe is the one my eldest son uses.

Rice Pudding

Arroz con Leche (Spanish rice pudding) is flavoured with cinnamon and lemon and is a popular dessert after Christmas meals.

crema catalana

Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana is like Crème Brûlée but in my opinion better and easier to make.

churros con chocolate

Churros con Chocolate

These easy to make churros are served with a delicious warm chocolate sauce, for a fun and delicious treat.

eton mess

Eton Mess

Eton Mess is a traditional English dessert. Made from whipped cream, meringue and summer fruits, it is really easy to make.

rhubarb and apple crumble

Apple and Rhubarb Crumble

Apple and rhubarb crumble is both sweet and tart and very satisfying. There is nothing better than a homemade crumble served with lashings of hot custard to finish off Sunday dinner. Crumble History Replacing pastry, crumbles were first made during world war II because of rationing. Conversely, rhubarb was unpopular […]

traffic light jellies

Traffic Light Jellies

No kids party is complete without jelly and ice cream. These traffic light jellies from Netmums are great for kids of all ages, myself included.