Italian dessert recipes

From pannacotta to panettone and tiramisu to torta di riso, get your sweet fix with one of our Italian dessert recipes.

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Sweet ricotta tart

Sweet tart recipes

Sweet ricotta tart

Julia Busuttil Nishimura’s sweet ricotta tart with dark chocolate and Italian candied fruit is a...

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Torta della nonna (ricotta and lemon tart)

Italian dessert recipes

Torta della nonna (ricotta and lemon tart)

Angela Hartnett‘s elegant ricotta and lemon tart (torta della nonna) would make a fine dinner...

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Easy gingerbread affogato

Dinner party dessert recipes

Easy gingerbread affogato

All you need are four ingredients and 10 minutes for this easiest-ever gingerbread affogato recipe....

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Poached peaches with zabaglione

Italian dessert recipes

Poached peaches with zabaglione

This classic Italian dessert pairs boozy zabaglione with soft poached peaches – all in under...

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Mini sweet lasagnes

Lasagne recipes

Mini sweet lasagnes

Eleonora Galasso has put a sweet spin on this classic Italian dish. Her mini lasagnes...

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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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Honey tiramisu

Italian dessert recipes

Honey tiramisu

”One of the most popular Russian desserts is a cake called medovik, consisting of honey-based...

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Lemon fluff with limoncello cream

Italian dessert recipes

Lemon fluff with limoncello cream

This is Darina Allen’s family recipe for a lovely and light lemon pudding topped with...

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Brown butter caramel and rye bread gelato

Ice cream recipes

Brown butter caramel and rye bread gelato

Celebrate your love for the frozen stuff with our Italian-style gelato recipe, made with a...

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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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Mocha tiramisu torte

Festive desserts

Mocha tiramisu torte

A decadent dessert layering a pillowy coffee and walnut sponge, boozy mascarpone cream and a...

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Ricotta filo tart with figs, rum and toasted coconut

Italian dessert recipes

Ricotta filo tart with figs, rum and toasted...

Fresh figs always make an impressive dish. Place on top of a creamy rum and...

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Peach bellini pannacotta

Italian dessert recipes

Peach bellini pannacotta

We’ve turned the fresh, sweet flavours of a classic peach bellini into glorious wobbling pannacottas....

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Frangelico chocolate hazelnut tart

Italian dessert recipes

Frangelico chocolate hazelnut tart

You can’t call yourself a true chocolate-lover until you’ve tried this tart. The chocolate chip...

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Negroni granita

Italian dessert recipes

Negroni granita

Refreshing, citrussy granita is the perfect light dessert to end a heavy meal. We’ve used...

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Limoncello drizzle cake

Italian dessert recipes

Limoncello drizzle cake

A good splash of Italian limoncello liqueur adds a boozy note to this cocktail-inspired drizzle...

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Italian lemon pudding

Italian lemon pudding

In Italy this dessert is known as ‘sbriciolata alla crema di limone’. The literal translation...

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Italian ricotta tart

Italian dessert recipes

Italian ricotta tart

Think creamy, zesty rice pudding, made with a good splash of rum, encased in golden...

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Vanilla pannacottas with sloe gin and rosemary jelly

Recipes with gin

Vanilla pannacottas with sloe gin and rosemary jelly

The addition of rosemary and sloe gin-spiked jelly takes these from classic pannacotta to a...

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Italian custard pie

Italian dessert recipes

Italian custard pie

Eleonora Galasso’s take on her Italian grandma’s custard pie (also known as torta della nonna)...

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