Perfect pancake toppings

How you top your pancakes says a lot about the kind of person you are! Are you a caramel sauce drizzler? Or are you more of a fruit-compote fan? Discover the best ways to top your pancakes with our roundup of sweet sauces, creams and compotes.

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Caramelised apples with sesame

Dinner party dessert recipes

Caramelised apples with sesame

Ken Hom’s caramelised apples with sesame recipe works wonderfully as part of a sharing feast, and...

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Pancakes with quick cranberry compote

Sweet pancake recipes

Pancakes with quick cranberry compote

A quick and easy cranberry compote recipe that’s ready in 10 minutes. Top pancakes with...

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Boozy gin-soaked cranberries

Perfect pancake toppings

Boozy gin-soaked cranberries

These boozy gin-soaked cranberries can be used in a plethora of Christmas recipes. Layer up...

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Raspberry gin and tonic syrup

Christmas gift recipes

Raspberry gin and tonic syrup

Pour this raspberry, gin and tonic syrup into glass bottles and give as a gorgeous...

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Salted caramel whisky sauce

Christmas gift recipes

Salted caramel whisky sauce

Drizzled over cakes, poured over ice cream or secretly eaten off the spoon – this...

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Pancakes with caramelised banana and homemade Nutella-style sauce

Brunch recipes

Pancakes with caramelised banana and homemade Nutella-style sauce

Nothing gets a morning cheer like a stack of fluffy American pancakes as a weekend...

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Healthy banana pancakes with berry compote

Brunch recipes

Healthy banana pancakes with berry compote

Perfect for a healthy brunch; these banana pancakes, served with a berry compote, are full...

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Banana and coconut no-churn ice cream with brandy and caramel sauce

Frozen dessert recipes

Banana and coconut no-churn ice cream with brandy...

Creamy banana ice-cream topped with a boozy caramel sauce; the ultimate luxurious dessert.

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Balsamic caramel ice cream and chocolate sauce

Ice cream recipes

Balsamic caramel ice cream and chocolate sauce

Vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and homemade caramel gets a grown-up twist with the addition...

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Oranges in mulled wine syrup

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Oranges in mulled wine syrup

A fruit salad recipe with a difference. It makes a beautiful, refreshing dinner party dessert,...

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Spiced apple compote with hazelnut biscuits

Perfect pancake toppings

Spiced apple compote with hazelnut biscuits

You can serve the spiced apple compote recipe with the nutty biscuits for an autumnal...

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Warm salted caramel sauce with vanilla ice cream

Ice cream recipes

Warm salted caramel sauce with vanilla ice cream

A scoop or two of simple vanilla ice cream is made even more indulgent with...

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Winter fruit compote

Perfect pancake toppings

Winter fruit compote

Citrus and spices bring out the seasonal flavour of this fruity compote recipe. Serve with...

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Apple pancakes with salted butter caramel sauce

Sweet pancake recipes

Apple pancakes with salted butter caramel sauce

Eric Lanlard’s apple and rum pancake recipe is served with a creamy caramel sauce.

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Baked apples with caramel sauce

Apple recipes

Baked apples with caramel sauce

An old-fashioned baked apple dessert may seem out of vogue these days. However, when we...

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Blackberry and currant compote

Brilliant blackberry recipes

Blackberry and currant compote

In autumn, make the most of the ripe, soft fruits that abound at this time...

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Honeyed peach and vanilla compote

Peach recipes

Honeyed peach and vanilla compote

Velvety-soft and juicy, peaches lend themselves really well to the mellow, sweetness of vanilla and...

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Wicked chocolate sauce

Dark chocolate recipes

Wicked chocolate sauce

This home-made chocolate sauce is brilliantly decadent. Pour it over ice-cream or dip fruit into...

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Blueberry and apple compote

Healthy breakfast recipes

Blueberry and apple compote

This blueberry and apple compote is simple to make and is great with yogurt for...

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