Need a quick dessert fix for one? We have plenty of ideas to satisfy your sweet tooth, from quick and easy fruit crumbles and rich milkshakes to five-minute microwave mug cakes and sponge puddings.
So colourful. This is equally delicious using just vanilla ice cream.
A yummy and suprisingly tasty mixture of berries and ice cream or yogurt, with a crumbled biscuit layer.
We have these on the BBQ when on holiday in our caravan
This cocktail tastes like a rich and creamy chocolate milkshake. Chocolate liqueur is shaken with ice, creme de cacao, vodka and single cream, then served in a chocolate syrup rimmed glass.
This Chinese dish is a popular dessert in Guangdong. It's also known as double-skinned egg custard. It's rich, smooth and deliciously custardy. An egg white is mixed with milk and sugar and then steamed.
This is a popular French recipe but it's important to use good quality Calvados brandy for best flavour. Be careful when you flambe, always have a lid close by just in case!
This is the treat my children love to make themselves after a good term at school or when they have a friend staying. One cake is big enough to share between 2 children if you can convince them of it!!!
This is a great cake to make if you're feeling like dessert, but don't have much time. The batter is mixed and cooked in a mug, all within 10 minutes!
A very quick way to have banana cake, when you want, where you want! It's made in a mug in the microwave.
A very quick way to enjoy a nice bit of leftover dessert! Combined with ice cream and doused with hot coffee, it's a treat.
Homemade ice cream without the ice cream maker. You'll have loads of fun making this ice cream with the kids. Simply help them fill the plastic bag with cream and strawberries, then let them shake it till they've got smooth creamy ice cream!
This is NOT a healthy option - it's for those nights when you just want to pig out - Perfect if you've got 1/2 an hour to spare to put it together - also brilliant for impressing dinner guests. Based around the principle of an Eton Mess, only for banana lovers.
I crave this dessert in the summer. Choose a good quality sorbet - the vodka intensifies the lemon flavour. Enjoy!
This is an easy dessert 'idea' with no work involved. If it's for a dinner party dessert - you could spoon a tablespoon of vodka over the sorbet before serving to add an extra zing!
Cream of avocado is a sweet treat I used to have as a child in Brazil. I just love the creaminess of the fruit and this is, for me, one of the best ways to enjoy it.
I had a craving for dessert but the only sweet things I had in my fridge were crepes from Tesco and an apple. I discovered how easy it is to soften apples in the microwave & spooned the sauce onto a warm crepe. Dust with icing sugar and hey presto - dessert!
A quick and easy cheat dessert using ready-made crepes!
We're very big on breakfasts in the Things at Home office. This weekend, we knocked up these quick, tasty (if a bit naughty) breakfast muffins and we just had to share the recipe! They're brilliant if you have to rustle up a last minute morning treat for house guests. If you prefer an even sweeter breakfast hit, check out our Five Minute Chocolate Breakfast Muffins instead!
These delicious, fluffy buttermilk pancakes are perfect with crispy bacon and maple syrup for breakfast.
Perfect for Guy Fawkes night, this simple recipe is fun to make. Serve with cream or ice cream if you like!