Delicious Desserts

Elderflower Cordial Make your own cordial for free!
Banana and Coconut Tart Perfect for a summer pudding with the tropical flavours
Mincemeat Cake Mincemeat isn't just for Christmas! A quicker alternative to fruit cake
Sticky Toffee Pudding Phil Matthew's take on a classic pudding with butterscotch sauce
Blueberry Pancakes How to make those big fluffy American style pancakes
Jane's Cake! Jane Hollingsworth reveals her secret to making the perfect cake
Flapjack A quick oat based treat that's great to make in batches.
Cranberry Roulade A light but sweet dessert
Pumpkin and Golden Syrup Tart Similar to a treacle tart but with pumpkin!
Baileys Cream A speedy accompaniment for your festive pudding!
Mincemeat Pavlova A Christmas twist to a traditional light pudding
Queen Of Puddings A layered pudding also known as Monmouth Pudding and Manchester Pudding
Cranberry Cookies Perfect treat to leave out for Santa this year
Cardamom Kulfi Based on Manju Malhi's recipe, a British chef and food writer specialising in Anglo-Indian cuisine.
Chocolate Mousse Simple yet oh so chocolatey!
Pumpkin and Banana Slice The perfect Halloween treat!
Chocolate Orange Pots An easy way to jazz up a simple pudding
Rhubarb Panacotta A creamy classic with a bit of a tang!
Apple Muffins Great recipe to celebrate Stamford Apple Day.
Pumpkin Pie Quick and easy pumpkin pie to share with your trick or treaters... or maybe just keep for yourself.
Blackberry Jam Simple but effective homemade jam.
Whiskey and Marmalade Brioche Pudding A twist on the traditional bread and butter pudding.
Quaking Pudding Very similar to a blancmange or crème brûlée, this 15th century dessert is super speedy to whip up.
Coffee Brownies A classic bake with a little twist for an added kick!
Yorkshire Curd Cheesecake The tang and spice of the plums bring out the flavour of this Northern take on a classic.
Manchester Pie This pie is a classic Mancunian recipe, and a favourite of Phil from New College Stamford.
Egg Custard You can't go wrong with this classic tart - and it's been given an accompanying twist.
Rhubarb and Ginger Mousse This indulgent dessert makes the most of two flavours that are a match made in heaven.
Buttermilk Panna Cotta This classic has been given a modern twist with the use of Lavendar.
Apple & Raisin Squares These are great for a picnic as they are easy to pack and transport, good for packed lunches too.
Apricot Fruit Cake This recipe was given to me by a foodie friend Wendy who regularly makes this delicious cake.
Choc-Chip and Peanut Butter Cookies A simple recipe to make for a Mothering Sunday treat. These are rich and irresistible biscuits with a lovely peanut -y flavour and crumbly texture. So good you may want to make up two batches. Makes 18
Chocolate Almond Puddings with Chocolate Sauce This could be described as very naughty – but amazing!
Chocolate Easter Nests These are an absolute must for an Easter treat and popular with all ages. However, they disappear so quickly you may have to make a double batch.
Chocolate Fondue This makes a wonderful dessert to serve to your loved one for a romantic Valentine meal.
Festive Cranberry Ring I was given this recipe by a friend who is an experienced and excellent cook. This is makes a wonderful Christmas treat and so simple too.
Luxury Mince Pies At Christmas time plentiful supplies of mince pies are a must.
Pancakes Alaska We think of pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, when in fact they make an ideal sweet for anytime of the year.
Panettone Bread & Butter Pudding Perfect for a festive treat.
Rhubarb Panna Cotta with Roasted Rhubarb This is a creamy light dessert, the roasted rhubarb is a tasty, seasonal and colourful addition.
Serves 4