British desserts (238)

Find recipes for your favourite British desserts, from the classics to school dinner flashbacks. We have tried and true recipes for bread and butter puddings, bakewell tarts, trifles, fools and loads more.

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Top British dessert recipes

 
26 reviews
 
45min

A warm, moist and lovely sticky toffee pudding without dates, which is especially welcome on a cold winter's day!

Recipe by: Jaqueline

 
18 reviews
 
50min

Easy to make and utterly delicious, with a thick, crunchy, cinnamon topping over apple slices coated in dark brown sugar.

Recipe by: Olga

 
136 reviews
 
13min

A very simple microwave sponge pudding in less than 15 minutes with a texture between a sponge and a steamed pudding. Flavour it by adding raspberry jam, treacle or golden syrup to the bottom of the final bowl. Serve hot with custard.

Recipe by: BUTTERCUP8

 
36 reviews
 
50min

A classic sponge cake made into a chocolate sponge cake. This is completely fail-safe. Use a good quality cocoa powder (not drinking chocolate) for best results!

Recipe by: snowflake

 
37 reviews
 
45min

Simple, fast and tasty bread and butter pudding - a winner!! The cinnamon is a lovely addition to this classic pudding.

Recipe by: missesdreynolds

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