Valentine's cakes and treat recipes

Put your heart into celebrating the official day of love with a homemade cake, bake or sweet treat for your loved one. Go safe and traditional with a heart-shaped bake or try your hand at a smart French dessert. Or, if your love loves lemon drizzle cake or would appreciate a giant Jaffa cake – then bake one of those. And who doesn’t love homemade biscuits? All that really matters is making something they’ll love.

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Raspberry and sesame cheesecake danishes

Raspberry recipes

Raspberry and sesame cheesecake danishes

These easy pastries are like a cheesecake in danish form. Tart raspberries are mellowed by the cream cheese base, and...

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Caramelised white chocolate

White chocolate recipes

Caramelised white chocolate

Fans of blond bars such as Caramac (sadly now discontinued) know there’s a fourth type of chocolate out there: caramelised...

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Flourless chocolate and espresso cakes

Valentine's cakes and treat recipes

Flourless chocolate and espresso cakes

Indulgent enough for a special occasion yet simple enough to make on a weeknight. Share the love with these heart-shaped...

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Vegan chocolate brownies

Easy vegan recipes

Vegan chocolate brownies

Traditional brownies rely on eggs to help them rise and create that gooey, fudgy texture – but plant-based superstar chia...

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Paul A Young’s vegan chocolate truffles

Christmas chocolate recipes

Paul A Young’s vegan chocolate truffles

“These dark chocolate truffles taste wonderful – intense, rich and smooth without being too strong. And they contain no dairy...

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Ginger toffee dodgers

Afternoon tea recipes

Ginger toffee dodgers

The classic biscuit we all know and love gets a welcome update with the warming flavours of ginger and caramel...

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Caramelised white chocolate and miso brownies

White chocolate recipes

Caramelised white chocolate and miso brownies

Take your brownie-baking game to the next level with these incredible caramelised white chocolate and miso brownies. Did someone say...

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Peanut butter muffins

Afternoon tea recipes

Peanut butter muffins

In just over half an hour you can have a tray of still-warm, fluffy and delicious peanut butter  muffins packed...

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Rhubarb and rosé wine crumble tart

Afternoon tea recipes

Rhubarb and rosé wine crumble tart

This stunning rhubarb tart with rosé wine, custard filling and pistachio pastry is easier to make than it looks –...

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Raspberry and white chocolate Rice Krispie bars

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Raspberry and white chocolate Rice Krispie bars

Children will love these gooey white chocolate and raspberry Rice Krispie bars – but if you end up snaffling them,...

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Rhubarb and pistachio syrup cake

Rhubarb recipes

Rhubarb and pistachio syrup cake

This fragrant rhubarb cake has a golden sponge with rhubarb folded in. Douse with sticky rhubarb syrup and sprinkle generously...

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Champagne jelly cheesecake

Cheesecake recipes

Champagne jelly cheesecake

This elegant Champagne jelly cheesecake was made for special occasions. A creamy filling is topped with sparkling jelly… and edible...

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Lemon madeleines with gin and Dubonnet sorbet

Platinum Jubilee recipes

Lemon madeleines with gin and Dubonnet sorbet

France-based food writer Debora Robertson’s recipe for lemon madeleines with gin and dubonnet sorbet is a delicious Anglo-French dessert created...

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Lindor white chocolate and passion fruit cheesecake

Cheesecake recipes

Lindor white chocolate and passion fruit cheesecake

For a truly decadent festive dessert, top our delicious white chocolate cheesecake with passion fruit, toasted coconut and white choc...

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Giant Ferrero Rocher éclair to share

Sharing recipes to feed a crowd

Giant Ferrero Rocher éclair to share

The award for the biggest, best pastry goes to our giant Ferrero Rocher éclair. This showstopper serves 8-10 and makes...

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Gloria’s lemon meringue pie

Dinner party dessert recipes

Gloria’s lemon meringue pie

Learn how to make Gloria restaurant’s lemon meringue pie. The London restaurant’s famous pud has tangy custard, crumbly pastry and...

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