• Mincemeat, marzipan & apple tarte fine

    Mincemeat, marzipan & apple tarte fine

    Serve this festive French-inspired mincemeat, marzipan and apple tarte with crème fraîche to cut through the sweetness. It’s a fabulous Christmas dessert

    Easy
  • Spiced gram flour ladoo (besan ladoo)

    Spiced gram flour ladoo (besan ladoo)

    Try this classic Indian sweet at Diwali. Besan ladoo is made with nutty fried gram flour enriched with fragrant saffron, chopped cashews and homemade ghee

    Easy
  • Snowy coconut loaf cake

    Snowy coconut loaf cake

    Have the kids help you make this snowy coconut loaf cake. Decorate with coconut shavings, ‘snowballs’, and anything else you like

    Easy
  • Challah

    Challah

    Make challah bread, a sweet, enriched loaf traditionally eaten on Friday nights by Jewish families to celebrate the Sabbath. The leftovers make lovely French toast

    More effort
  • Jalebi

    Jalebi

    Make these sweet Indian treats by frying batter into crispy swirls, then dipping them in a sugary syrup made with cardamom and saffron

    Easy
  • Egg custard

    Egg custard

    Treat the family to this baked egg custard for a comforting dessert. Serve warm or leave to cool in the fridge overnight and enjoy with poached fruit

    Easy
  • Coconut pastries (gujiya)

    Coconut pastries (gujiya)

    Make this version of a popular Indian sweet filled with gently spiced coconut, almonds and raisins. They’re usually made to celebrate the festival of Holi

    More effort
  • Punjabi semolina halwa (suji halwa)

    Punjabi semolina halwa (suji halwa)

    Serve this Indian dessert at special occasions such as Diwali. With almonds, cardamom and raisins, it has a rich, buttery flavour and toasty semolina aroma

    Easy
  • Vegan yule log

    Vegan yule log

    Make this vegan chocolate yule log ahead of time for a stress-free festive dessert – a great alternative to Christmas pudding

    More effort
  • Ginger & pomegranate pavlova

    Ginger & pomegranate pavlova

    Serve a modern twist on a Christmas classic with this stunning pavlova. The pairing of crunchy ginger biscuits and sweet pomegranate works beautifully

    Easy