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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

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

Churros

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

Eve's pudding

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

Author: Matt Tebbutt

Ultimate crème brûlée

With a rich, creamy vanilla custard and crunchy, caramelised topping, our crème brûlée makes the ultimate indulgent dessert. Follow our professional tips for mastering this classic French sweet

Author: Angela Nilsen

Baked apples

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

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

Cranachan

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

Author: Good Food team

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

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

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

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

Custard tart

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

Author: Barney Desmazery

Lemon mousse

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

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

Luscious lemon pudding with summer berries

You'll have most of the ingredients for this sumptuous pudding in your cupboard and fridge already. A great recipe for kids to help with

Author: Sara Buenfeld

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

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

Pear & blackberry crumbles

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

Author: James Martin

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

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

Gooseberry fool

Whip up this yoghurt-based fruity syllabub dessert in only 20 minutes - great for a last minute dinner party

Author: Good Food team

Baked nectarines with almonds & Marsala

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

Author: Sarah Cook

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

Sticky rice & mango

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

Author: Mary Cadogan

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 ahead

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Hot chocolate soufflé

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

Author: Gordon Ramsay

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

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

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 time

Author: Mary Berry

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

Easy apple tarts

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

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

Affogato

Our easy affogato recipe is the perfect Italian-inspired summer dessert. This simple coffee treat can be made in just five minutes with two ingredients

Author: Barney Desmazery

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

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

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

Dark mocha torte

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

Author: Good Food team

Hazelnut meringues with hazelnut praline & chocolate sauce

A rich, decadent dessert with guaranteed wow-factor

Author: Good Food team

Slow baked clotted cream rice pudding

Homemade rice pudding with your own quick raspberry jam is the ultimate in comfort food

Author: James Martin

Poached apricots with rosewater

This low-fat, simple dessert combines tender fruit and fragrant syrup

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

Plum & almond pudding

British plums are one of the great late-summer treats. Enjoy them warm from the oven in this comforting pudding

Author: Matt Tebbutt

New York cheesecake

This authentic creamy dessert will add a taste of New York to any dining table. Our American-style baked cheesecake recipe makes an easy family dessert.

Author: Good Food team

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

Schooldays treacle sponge

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

Author: Barney Desmazery

Spotted dick

Steam a traditional fruity sponge pudding with suet, citrus zest and currants then serve in thick slices with hot custard

Author: Valerie Barrett

Baked apples with prunes, cinnamon & ginger

A simple, classic low-fat pudding to use up seasonal Bramleys

Author: James Martin

Amaretti peaches with honey & chocolate

An Italian classic with a twist, the perfect end to an Italian Sunday lunch

Author: Ruth Watson

Quince crumble tart

A delicious combination of sweet, rich quince purée in an almond pastry case

Author: Good Food team