Category Archives: Dessert

Strawberry Semifreddo

This is a really easy way to serve strawberries and cream if you have a glut of ripe strawberries. It takes about half an hour to prepare but is easily done in three parts – cook the strawberry sauces beforehand, … Continue reading

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Petits Pots au Citron

It is hard to beat this recipe which is simple and delicious. It is light and tangy despite all that cream. Serve it in tiny coffee cups or small glass dishes with a piece of homemade shortbread or a couple … Continue reading

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Banana Ice-cream

This is an amazing ice-cream made with only one ingredient. I hate over-ripe bananas so throw them in the freezer until needed.    You can use fresh banana but it needs to be frozen before being transformed into your dessert. … Continue reading

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Ultimate meringues

These delicious meringues are a bit time-consuming (more than my usual 10 minutes) but well worth the effort.  Serve them with whipped cream, on their own or add melted chocolate or any fruit sauces.  This recipe comes from www.bbcgoodfood.com Prep time … Continue reading

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Jam Sponge Pudding – superfast

This sponge is cooked in the microwave.  It takes minutes to throw the ingredients into a processor or liquidiser and then 5 minutes to cook.  Voila!  Thank you Candy for this recipe.  Serve with cream, ice cream or custard 100g … Continue reading

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Scottish trifle

Scottish trifle is the most delicious pudding.  It does take more that my stated aim of spending only ten minutes on preparation, but definitely worth it for special occasions, especially Christmastime or Burns’ night. This recipe has been handed down from … Continue reading

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Apricot fool

A super easy and delicious dessert ready in an instant Serves 6 – 8  4 x cans of apricots in fruit juice 6 tablespoons icing sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 400ml double cream Drain apricots, keeping the juice. Purée the … Continue reading

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Muscovado Heaven

You couldn’t possible find a quicker dessert, especially one so delicious. Serves 6 Prep time 3 minutes 1 hour chilling. Ingredients 500g tub of Greek yogurt 568 carton double cream 6 tablespoons dark muscovado sugar Method Whisk yogurt and cream … Continue reading

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Easy and exotic fruit salad

I found this recipe at http://allrecipes-asia.  It is as easy as pie and is really refreshing.  Perfect around Christmastime, a hot summer day or anytime you want a refreshing pudding. It can be assembled in about 10 minutes. Serves 6 … Continue reading

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