Dinner party dessert recipes

Impress, astound and delight with our dinner party dessert recipes. Think rich pannacottas, seriously indulgent tarts, thickly-layered cheesecakes and more.

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Pineapple with rum syrup and lime crème fraîche

Dinner party dessert recipes

Pineapple with rum syrup and lime crème fraîche

This hot and fruity dinner party-pleaser only takes 30 minutes to make. It’s sweet, citrusy...

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Yuzu daiquiri cheesecakes

Cheesecake recipes

Yuzu daiquiri cheesecakes

A perfect finish to any meal, these zingy yuzu daiquiri cheesecake pots with salted lime...

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Kefir pannacotta with chocolate caramel sauce

Dinner party dessert recipes

Kefir pannacotta with chocolate caramel sauce

If you’re looking for a dessert that will make your guests sit up and take...

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Frosé granita, strawberry salad and honey biscuits

Frozen dessert recipes

Frosé granita, strawberry salad and honey biscuits

This summer dessert involves a few separate elements, but they’re all easy to do and...

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Affogato parfait

Frozen dessert recipes

Affogato parfait

We’ve combined all the classic flavours of an Italian affogato – coffee, ice cream and...

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Torta caprese

Italian dessert recipes

Torta caprese

Chef Francesco Mazzei shares his traditional Italian dessert, torta caprese, that’s perfect for a celebration...

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Bounty parfait cheesecake

Cheesecake recipes

Bounty parfait cheesecake

Try our vegan cheesecake recipe for your dinner party dessert. It’s made with a coconut...

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Crème brûlée bakewell tart

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Crème brûlée bakewell tart

A hybrid dessert combining the best of a decadent French crème brûlée and a traditional...

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Dark and stormy crème brûlée

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Dark and stormy crème brûlée

Rum, ginger and lime have been borrowed from a classic dark and stormy cocktail and...

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Gin and lime 
custard tart

Sweet tart recipes

Gin and lime 
custard tart

We’ve taken the flavours of a gimlet cocktail – gin and lime – and magicked...

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Espresso martini tiramisu

Italian dessert recipes

Espresso martini tiramisu

There’s no cooking skills required to make this easy dessert. Simply layer sponge fingers with...

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Pannacotta with gooseberry and elderflower compote

Pannacotta recipes

Pannacotta with gooseberry and elderflower compote

A perfectly set, wobbling pannacotta is a wonderful thing. Served with sweet-tart gooseberry compote, to...

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Strawberry and elderflower fool with lemon biscuits

Strawberry recipes

Strawberry and elderflower fool with lemon biscuits

You’d be a fool not to try these light, summery strawberry and elderflower desserts topped...

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Lemon mousse with candied lemon

Make-ahead summer dessert recipes

Lemon mousse with candied lemon

Serve this citrusy, creamy light-as-air lemon mousse in stemmed glasses for an easy, yet impressive...

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Lemon, lime and passion fruit cheesecake tart

Cheesecake recipes

Lemon, lime and passion fruit cheesecake tart

Is it a cheesecake? It is a tart? Even better, it’s both. Try this zesty...

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Dark and stormy rum babas with pineapple

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Dark and stormy rum babas with pineapple

Time flies when you’re having rum – especially when it’s in dessert form and inspired...

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White chocolate, orange and Grand Marnier crèmes brûlées

Orange recipes

White chocolate, orange and Grand Marnier crèmes brûlées

For a decadent dinner party dessert that’s guaranteed to please, try our white chocolate, orange...

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Pomegranate and orange blossom bakewell tart

November seasonal food

Pomegranate and orange blossom bakewell tart

Try this twist on a traditional bakewell tart using pomegranate and orange blossom – it’s...

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Lemon curd meringue tarts

Sweet tart recipes

Lemon curd meringue tarts

Smooth, zesty filling encased in crisp pastry and topped with stiff meringue kisses – this...

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Passion fruit and lime crème brûlée tart

Exotic desserts

Passion fruit and lime crème brûlée tart

Forget custard slices – our passion fruit and lime crème brûlée tarts are show-stopping desserts...

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Chocolate mousse and passion fruit tart

Chocolate tarts, tortes and pies

Chocolate mousse and passion fruit tart

A rich mousse, silky ganache and chocolate Oreo case makes up, what must be the...

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Saffron crème brûlée tart

Sweet tart recipes

Saffron crème brûlée tart

The custard creaminess of Debbie Major’s crème brûlée tart is a perfect match for the...

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Blueberry, lemon curd and brioche bread-and-butter pudding

Blueberry recipes

Blueberry, lemon curd and brioche bread-and-butter pudding

A light and airy, summery bread and butter pudding recipe made with brioche, blueberries and...

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Raspberry ripple and pistachio parfait

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Raspberry ripple and pistachio parfait

This raspberry parfait recipe is easy to make, tastes amazing and is much better behaved...

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