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Poached pears in spiced red wine

A completely fat-free pud that isn't boring. It's not just Good Food, it's genius

Author: Sara Buenfeld

Baked apples

Little hands aged from 3-6 can help make these sweet treats, best served with vanilla ice cream

Author: Good Food team

Ultimate crème brûlée

With a rich, creamy vanilla custard and crunchy, caramelised topping, our crème brûlée makes the ultimate indulgent dessert. Follow our professional...

Author: Angela Nilsen


Try a fresh spin on doughnuts by piping them Spanish-style and serving with a thick and indulgent homemade dark chocolate sauce.

Author: Sarah Cook

Hot chocolate soufflé

Gordon Ramsay creates melt-in-the-mouth soufflés to impress a crowd

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Gooseberry crumble

Make the most of a seasonal yield with a comforting crumble bake - a crunchy, buttery topping and fruity filling

Author: Good Food team

Dark & squidgy chocolate torte

This dessert is dark and dense, but not so rich it defeats you. It freezes brilliantly too

Author: Jane Hornby

Fresh mint & choc chip ice cream

Classic combo, mint choc chip goes luxury with fresh leaves, big dark chocolate chunks and vanilla seeds

Author: Roopa Gulati

Apple berry crumble

Get children aged 5-9 busy in the holidays with this child-friendly recipe, delicious served with warm custard

Author: Good Food team

Lemon mousse

Make these smart, simple desserts ahead of time for a relaxed Friday night supper with friends

Author: Sarah Cook

New York cheesecake


Author: Good Food team

Heavenly chocolate pudding

A reader from North Devon shares a recipe that's been a family favourite for over 40 years

Author: Good Food team

Sticky rice & mango

Sticky rice and mango pud with coconut milk - a simple, heavenly Thai classic

Author: Mary Cadogan

Eve's pudding

Here's a little reminder of a delicious British pudding you probably haven't eaten in years

Author: Matt Tebbutt

Plum crumble

Use two types of sugar and ground almonds for the perfect crunchy crumble topping, layered on top of cinnamon-spiced plums

Author: Valerie Barrett

Custard tart

With buttery pastry and a creamy filling, it's no wonder this dish has become a classic

Author: Barney Desmazery

Puff pastry

Test your skills by creating layers of buttery puff pastry to use in sweet and savoury pies, tarts, desserts and canapés

Author: Caroline Hire - Food writer

Pear & ginger loaf cake

This makes a lovely teatime treat or pudding, served with cream and also works well with apple and cinnamon or damson and vanilla

Author: Good Food team

Jam roly poly

This jam roly-poly is simple to make, comforting and sure to bring back memories of traditional school dinners

Author: Good Food team

Easy treacle sponge

A simple baked version of this classic childhood pudding, with a zesty treacle sauce forming an irresistible puddle at the bottom

Author: Sarah Cook

As you like it steamed pudding

A steamed basin sponge hits the spot every time and uses up half-full jars of marmalade, syrup or jam - serve hot with custard!

Author: Cassie Best

Pear & blackberry crumbles

Use pear instead of apple in these individual versions of the classic pud with a crunchy pistachio topping

Author: James Martin


Sweet summer raspberries folded into cream flavoured with honey, whisky and toasted oatmeal - what could be more delicious?

Author: Good Food team

Cinnamon ice cream

Infuse ice cream with a double-hit of cinnamon - grinding your own spices is worth the extra effort

Author: Orlando Murrin

White chocolate crème brûlée

Serve this super-creamy chocolate dessert on its own, or as part of an 'assiete' of mini chocolate puddings

Author: Good Food team

Caramel apple crumble

This simple version of the traditional dessert uses just five ingredients, with porridge oats for extra crunch

Author: Good Food team

Maple syrup cake

Using maple syrup and pecan nuts, Mary Berry's Canadian inspired cake is filled with whipped cream, and is a real treat for a special gathering at coffee...

Author: Mary Berry

Rhubarb streusel pie

The perfect way to round off Sunday lunch

Author: Good Food team

Lemon posset with sugared almond shortbread

Making your own, individual citrus set puddings is even more impressive when served with homemade biscuits for scooping out the cream

Author: Sarah Cook

Microwave banana pudding

This pud will be a hit with all the family, and it only takes 20 minutes to make

Author: Good Food team

Brandy snaps

Making these homemade crispy biscuits is easier than you think - best served with vanilla ice cream or piped cream

Author: Caroline Hire - Food writer

Blueberry clafoutis

Gordon Ramsay's dessert is bursting with berry and almond flavours, and can be prepared well in advance - in fact, it's best to make the batter 24 hours...

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Easy apple tarts

Melt-in-the mouth pastry and sweet tender apples are a match made in heaven

Author: Barney Desmazery

Hazelnut meringues with hazelnut praline & chocolate sauce

A rich, decadent dessert with guaranteed wow-factor

Author: Good Food team

Festive fruit & nut cake

This fabulously moist and nutty Christmas cake is baked with a syrup and nut topping - a bit like a Florentine biscuit

Author: Sara Buenfeld

Strawberry mousse

This make-ahead mousse combines strawberries and marshmallows for a gorgeously fluffy texture. It's ready in under 15 minutes to enjoy as a light summer...

Author: Good Food team

Coffee semifreddo

This elegant dessert is easy to slice straight from the freezer

Author: Sara Buenfeld



Author: Barney Desmazery

Dark mocha torte

Try this rich torte as part of a selection of mini chocolate desserts - or assiete

Author: Good Food team

Lemon panna cotta with blackberries & honey madeleines

Creamy panna cotta, plump British blackberries and warm honey madeleines make a special dessert with very little effort

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Baked lemon & vanilla rice pudding

The uplifting zing of lemon zest cuts through the richness of this creamy and comforting classic

Author: Good Food team

Spiced baked figs with ginger mascarpone

This dish makes the perfect ending to a relaxed dinner party, special yet stress-free

Author: Good Food team

Brownie fudge pie

This gooey chocolate dessert is given a hint of spice with cinnamon in the pastry. It freezes well for an easy dinner party dessert

Author: Good Food team

Gooseberry pie

As this classic British pie is so simple, it's worth making your own pastry. Served warm, all it needs is a drizzle of custard or a scoop of ice cream

Author: Gregg Wallace

Baked nectarines with almonds & Marsala

Create a delicious Italian-style topping for peaches and nectarines for a simple summer dessert

Author: Sarah Cook

Apple, pear & cherry compote

Great as an easy dessert for Sunday lunch, then use for breakfasts and midweek puds

Author: Good Food team

Schooldays treacle sponge

A syrupy basin pudding with a moist sponge and sticky sauce- a Great British tradition with retro charm

Author: Barney Desmazery

Nutty caramel & choc sundaes

Reach into your storecupboard and freezer to create this sumptuous ice cream medley with salted peanuts, biscuits and caramel

Author: Sarah Cook

Mango & passion fruit fool

You'll need just four ingredients to make this exotic dessert, a no-fuss finish to your meal

Author: Good Food team

Limoncello & raspberry semifreddo

Limoncello lends a lively kick to both the semifreddo and the sauce - a perfect chance to use up that bottle you brought back from holiday

Author: Angela Nilsen