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Puddings & Cakes

Individual Chocolate Truffle & Strawberry Tartlets

These are a bit of a cheat as I have used ready-made tartlet cases from Marks & Spencer (or Waitrose) which are shortbread-y and delicious, but best of all the tartlets can be filled hours in adva...

Serves: 8

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Festive Black Cherry Trifle

Bit of a cheat this – ready-made cake and ready-made custard! It couldn’t be much easier – just an assembly job really. Bought fresh custard is runnier than the home-made custard used in ...

Serves: 10-12 or more!

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Individual Blackberry & Apple Oat Crumbles

Everyone loves a crumble, and for entertaining this humble but delicious pudding looks considerably more elegant when served in individual dishes – less Sunday lunch or nursery pudding! The fact...

Serves: 8

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Plums Bottled in Rum

This is such a useful and very easy way of preserving plums. Bottled now, they are perfect for eating over Christmas. A really handy instant pudding to have in the store cupboard. Delicious in their...

Serves: Lots!

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Blackberry Clafoutis

Blackberry Clafoutis is a variation on the classic French pudding Cherry Clafoutis. A delicious concoction which consists of fresh fruit baked in a creamy batter until barely set. A lovely pudding t...

Serves: 6

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Lemon Posset

Luxurious and sublime! One of the easiest puddings you will ever make. It looks very pretty in these small fluted dishes....

Serves: 8

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Gooseberry & Amaretti Crumble Cake

Always incredibly popular, this cake or pudding can be made in advance and warmed for 10 - 15 minutes just before required. It is also delicious cold and freezes beautifully. What's not to like! ...

Serves: 8

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Rhubarb Elderflower & Greek Yoghurt

This is a prettier and healthier version of rhubarb fool, nice though that is!  Greek yoghurt has fewer calories than the cream traditionally used for the fool and also has the advantage of makin...

Serves: 4

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Plum & Honey Frangipane Tart

This tart could not be easier to make, whilst looking as though you have had several years experience as a pastry chef! It feeds a fair number of people but is easily adapted for less. Simply cut ...

Serves: 10 - 16

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