Mini dessert recipes

Small in size but big in flavour, any one of these mini dessert recipes will make the perfect sweet treat for dinner parties or small gatherings. So delicious, so more-ish, it’ll be hard to stop at one.

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Danish apple doughnuts (æbleskiver)

Mini dessert recipes

Danish apple doughnuts (æbleskiver)

Danish food writer and chef Trine Hahnemann’s home-made version of æbleskiver – Danish baked doughnuts – are...

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Mint chocolate coins

Christmas chocolate recipes

Mint chocolate coins

Georgina Hayden’s mint chocolate coins make a charming sweet treat and are perfect for slipping...

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Mini simnel cakes

Mini dessert recipes

Mini simnel cakes

Martha Collison’s mini simnel cakes, made with cherries and almonds, are an alternative to a...

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Pineapple fritters with salted caramel sauce

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Pineapple fritters with salted caramel sauce

These crisp, creamy pineapple fritters are a surefire dessert winner. Sweet pineapple and thick clotted...

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Coconut macaroon nests

Easter baking ideas

Coconut macaroon nests

Martha Collison’s brand new idea for Easter nests, using a coconut macaroon, are moreish so...

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Mini cosmopolitan cheesecakes

Mini dessert recipes

Mini cosmopolitan cheesecakes

Everyone knows, and loves, a classic Cosmopolitan cocktail made with cranberry juice, vodka and orange...

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Mini Scandi crumble pies

Mini dessert recipes

Mini Scandi crumble pies

A crumbly mix of marzipan, pecans and oats top our vegan mince pies, before they’re...

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Mini lemon meringue pies

Christmas canapés

Mini lemon meringue pies

We’ve turned this classic British pud into a sumptuously sweet canapé. You won’t be able...

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Chocolate meringue kisses

Mini dessert recipes

Chocolate meringue kisses

You’re three ingredients and ten minutes away from chocolate ganache-meringue heaven…

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Mini florentines

Mini dessert recipes

Mini florentines

Nuts, stem ginger, mixed peel and dried sour cherries are bound together with chocolate, to...

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Watermelon, vodka and herb granita

Make-ahead summer dessert recipes

Watermelon, vodka and herb granita

Granitas are similar to sorbets. The right ratio of water to sugar is what gives...

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Mini plum & sauternes pies

Mini dessert recipes

Mini plum & sauternes pies

These gorgeous mini pies are made with plums and sauternes to create a warming sweetness....

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Mini doughnut muffins

Mini dessert recipes

Mini doughnut muffins

Mini doughnut muffins are Martha Collison’s quick solution to a relentless doughnut craving. Jammy, bite-sized...

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Eric Lanlard’s triple chocolate verrines

Make-ahead Christmas dessert recipes

Eric Lanlard’s triple chocolate verrines

Eric Lanlard’s triple chocolate recipe proves that good things come in threes – layers of...

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James Martin’s chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse recipes

James Martin’s chocolate mousse

Creamy, light-as-air chocolate mousse is a great way to end a dinner party. James Martin’s...

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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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Carrot halwa spring rolls

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Carrot halwa spring rolls

Celebrated chef Vivek Singh shares his sweet Indian recipe for carrot halwa spring rolls. Great...

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups cheesecake brownies

Peanut butter recipes

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups cheesecake brownies

When three desserts become one, great things happen – these squidgy brownies topped with Reese’s...

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Ras el hanout doughnuts

Mini dessert recipes

Ras el hanout doughnuts

Craving something sugary and oh-so-naughty? Doughnut worry we have you covered – these North African spiced...

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Caramel kisses

Mini dessert recipes

Caramel kisses

Simmone Logue‘s caramel kisses are a daintier take on millionaire’s shortbread: a biscuit base, caramel...

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Gin and tonic ice lollies

Frozen dessert recipes

Gin and tonic ice lollies

Turn childhood memories of ice lollies into a grown-up’s reality with gin and tonic on...

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Mini melting chocolate pastries

Mini dessert recipes

Mini melting chocolate pastries

Using shop-bought pastry means these quick chocolate pastries couldn’t be easier to make.

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Peach, vanilla and fennel seed mini loaves

Mini dessert recipes

Peach, vanilla and fennel seed mini loaves

Fresh peaches are baked with fennel seeds, mascarpone, lemon and orange zest in this mini...

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Mini banoffee Baileys pies

Baileys recipes

Mini banoffee Baileys pies

These mini pies with a hint of Baileys are just the right size for one-person...

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