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The best apple crumble

You can't beat a traditional apple filling topped with crispy, buttery crumble - classic comfort food at its best

Author: Good Food team

Chocolate dipped strawberries

Indulge in chocolate-dipped strawberries for dessert or as part of a romantic picnic. Drizzle over milk and white chocolate for the wow factor

Author: Liberty Mendez

Millionaire's shortbread

Get the right balance of biscuit, caramel and chocolate to bake the perfect millionaire's shortbread. Enjoy with your afternoon tea or coffee

Author: Miriam Nice

Peach cobbler

Bake a comforting, easy pudding with tinned peaches. Cobbler is an ideal, no-fuss dessert that can be on the table in under an hour. Serve with ice cream

Author: Elena Silcock

Coconut loaf cake

This easy coconut cake will give you a taste of the tropical. Bake with a handful of storecupboard ingredients and enjoy with a cuppa

Author: Member recipe by Charley Melon

Banana milkshake

An easy fruit shake you can create up in minutes, with creamy vanilla ice cream, a pinch of cinnamon and a swizzle of whipped cream

Author: Miriam Nice

Easy banoffee pie

Treat loved ones to a banoffee pie for dessert featuring a classic biscuit base, oozy caramel, bananas, cream and chocolate. Who could resist?

Author: Liberty Mendez


Learn how to make cannoli with our easy-to-follow recipe. A classic Italian pastry with a crisp shell and creamy, sweet ricotta filling, it's a moreish treat

Author: Lulu Grimes

Rhubarb & apple crumble

Use up a glut of rhubarb and apples for this simple crumble. Ground ginger adds a nice spice to the topping, but leave it out if you'd prefer

Author: Esther Clark

Apple pie

Kids will love to help make and eat this comforting, classic fruity pudding with homemade shortcrust pastry

Author: Good Food team

Easy chocolate mousse

Make this classic chocolate dessert in minutes with just a few ingredients - light yet delicious. Perfect for fuss-free entertaining to end a rich meal

Author: Elena Silcock

Microwave mug cake

Need a quick chocolate fix? Try making this easy microwave mug cake with storecupboard ingredients. It's even more delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Author: Member recipe by cabrioletbird


Rustle up a super simple dessert with flummery - a mix of jelly and evaporated milk. Top with whipped cream for a treat the family will love

Author: Esther Clark

Pastéis de nata (Portuguese custard tarts)

A classic Portuguese custard tart with buttery pastry and a hint of cinnamon and lemon in the filling. Who could resist these delicious tiny treats?

Author: Nuno Mendes

Chocolate eclairs

These deliciously decadent chocolate eclairs filled with creamy vanilla custard are worth the effort. Make a batch of these classic French pastries

Author: Sarah Cook

Salted almond brittle

A surprising topping for desserts - makes them that little bit extra special. Also delicious dipped in chocolate

Author: Jane Hornby

Easy Eccles cakes

These classic British pastries are filled with currants, citrus peel, lemon and spice. Try our foolproof method for a crispy, sugar-sprinkled finish

Author: Sarah Cook


Our version of syrup-soaked baklava is gently spiced with cinnamon and cardamom, and has a blend of pecans, pistachios and walnuts

Author: Miriam Nice

Bread and butter pudding

Transform a stale loaf into a comforting bread and butter pudding. This traditional British dessert is layered with a rich vanilla custard, dried fruit and lemon zest

Author: Katy Gilhooly

Bramley & blackberry pie

Make the most of scrumptious seasonal fruit in this apple and blackberry pie, topped with our ultimate sweet shortcrust pastry

Author: Cassie Best

Jam doughnuts

Make a batch of our sweet jam doughnuts for the ultimate indulgent treat. These pillowy soft doughnuts are well worth the effort and are great for sharing

Author: Justin Gellatly

Damson crumble

This damson and apple crumble will go down a treat as a family dessert. The damsons will contain stones, so remember to warn people to remove them as they eat

Author: Lulu Grimes


For an alternative wedding cake, try croquembouche

Author: Merrilees Parker


Enjoy a lamington with a hot cup of tea. This traditional Australian bake is filled with cream and jam, coated in a chocolate icing and rolled in coconut

Author: Esther Clark

Roast whole pineapple with black pepper & rum

Roasting a pineapple whole gives you the best of both worlds - the outside is hot and sticky, but the middle is juicy and sweet, making the perfect summer treat

Author: Tom Kerridge

Eton mess

Few desserts say summer like Eton mess. Crunchy meringue, whipped cream and strawberry sauce is a winning combination, best served al fresco

Author: Sophie Godwin - Cookery writer

Chocolate & hazelnut praline tart

A pure, unadulterated chocolate hit, made extra-special with crunchy hazelnut praline

Author: Barney Desmazery

Peach Melba sundae

Peach Melba meets knickerbocker glory in this decadent sundae. Add a dash of champagne or prosecco for a grown-up dessert - the perfect end to a summer menu

Author: Tom Kerridge

Doughnut dough

Try our recipe for homemade doughnuts. Once you've tasted these irresistibly plump and sugary treats from doughnut master Justin Gellatly, there'll be no going back!

Author: Justin Gellatly

Apricot & orange rice pudding

Rice pudding with a fruity zing - made in the microwave

Author: CJ Jackson

Raspberry sorbet

Make your own raspberry sorbet with just three ingredients. Perfect for hot summer days, or pairing with chocolate puds - and it's vegan too

Author: Esther Clark

Cranberry & pear pies

These cute and festive pies make a good warm dessert or a tangy alternative to mince pies

Author: Good Food team

No bake chocolate cheesecake

What could be more decadent? A crushed chocolate digestive biscuit base is layered with two types of creamy chocolate then topped with Maltesers and chocolate buttons - and no oven needed

Author: Becky Bowen

Chocolate chia pudding

Make a tasty, healthy chocolate pudding in just five minutes. It's low-calorie and vegan, too, and the chia seeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids

Author: Sophie Godwin - Cookery writer

Easy chocolate bark

Create a delicious homemade chocolate bark with our easy, versatile recipe. We've decorated it using salty pretzel pieces and crunchy honeycomb

Author: Good Food team

Mississippi mud pie

This indulgent American-style dinner party dessert has layers of Oreo biscuits, brownie, chocolate custard and whipped cream

Author: Katy Greenwood

Prune & chocolate torte

A dinner party favourite

Author: Good Food team

Quick banana ice cream sandwiches

Bake peanut butter cookies and blitz frozen bananas with cream and vanilla to make this impressive speedy dessert. Kids will think they've hit the jackpot

Author: Cassie Best

White & dark chocolate terrine

James's take on a classic chocolate marquise has a silky-smooth layer of white chocolate sandwiched in the middle

Author: James Martin

Warm berry compote

Treat yourself to this fruity compote - so good you'll want it with everything

Author: Good Food team

Chocolate & chestnut truffle torte

This glamorous dessert makes the perfect festive centrepiece for a posh Christmas party

Author: Good Food team

Super easy fruit ice cream

Get kids eating more fruit with this simple gluten-free ice cream. Portions of mango, strawberries, banana and kiwi add up to two of their five-a-day

Author: Lulu Grimes

Vegan vanilla ice cream

Indulge in our dairy-free and egg-free vanilla ice cream, the perfect dessert for summer as part of a vegan menu. Serve on its own or try with fresh berries

Author: Anna Glover

Lemon sorbet

A simple and refreshing lemon sorbet with just 4 ingredients, serve as a light dessert or in between courses at a dinner party

Author: Miriam Nice

Peach Melba pie

Have some raspberries that are a little past their best? Use them to make this fabulous Peach Melba pie - a wonderful combination of raspberries and peaches

Author: Rosie Birkett

Cookie dough pizza

We've seen pizza in all sorts of varieties, but this has to be our favourite. Top your cookie dough pizza base with any treats that take your fancy

Author: Chelsie Collins

Strawberry cake

Make the most of strawberry season with our strawberry cake, with light sponge, jam and soft cheese icing. It makes a fabulous centrepiece dessert

Author: Cassie Best

Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen - a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert

Author: Justine Pattison

Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday

Author: Cassie Best

Fresh raspberry jelly

This make-ahead summer dessert is bursting with intense fruity flavour - set in a classic jelly mould for a retro dinner party centrepiece

Author: Miriam Nice