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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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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Negroni granita

Negroni granita

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

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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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Limoncello drizzle cake

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 limoni’. 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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Panettone, vin santo berries and zabaglione cream trifle

Festive desserts

Panettone, vin santo berries and zabaglione cream trifle

A master pairing of boozy berries, panettone and creamy zabaglione makes this Christmassy trifle recipe...

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Saffron and ginger pannacotta

Italian dessert recipes

Saffron and ginger pannacotta

Kaushy Patel’s dessert recipe is a classic Italian pannacotta made with aromatic Indian spices.

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Easy affogato

Italian dessert recipes

Easy affogato

Try this Italian classic with a Vietnamese twist. No churn condensed milk ice cream pairs...

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Classic tiramisu

Italian dessert recipes

Classic tiramisu

A classic Italian dessert of coffee, sponge, marsala and chocolate. You can’t go wrong with...

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Pine nut cake with olive oil

Italian dessert recipes

Pine nut cake with olive oil

Throughout the Mediterranean, pine nuts are often used in desserts as opposed to ground almonds...

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Zabaglione ice cream

Italian dessert recipes

Zabaglione ice cream

An ice cream version of the Italian dessert recipe. The perfect end to a dinner...

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Tiramisu with coffee chocolate crumble

Italian dessert recipes

Tiramisu with coffee chocolate crumble

A classic Italian dessert, this tiramisu recipe with a twist is topped with coffee chocolate...

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