Dessert

  • As soon as I ate this cheesecake in the Spanish Basque country, I knew my mission: get the recipe and adapt it for Thermomix. Now that I've done so, my life is pretty much complete. Witness my bliss and create your own!
  • Christy Tania's fluffy, floaty cherry semifreddo is an easy no churn iced confection. It's part one of an amazing two-part dessert that finishes up with her wickedly wonderful Choc Top.
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    Berry-infused vinegar brings a tart finish, both undercutting and highlighting the richness of the chocolate ganache. The contrasting savoury topping ensures these are a very special treat that you will be delighted to have in your repertoire. (Your friends and family will be glad too - expect requests to keep making them!)
  • This classic butter biscuit recipe is made very special - and rather Christmassy! - by making a special spice mix to stir through the mixture. The spice mix can also be added to preserves such as apricot or plum jam, or ham glazes. It can even be infused into spirits such as gin, vodka or rum - Christmas cocktails, here we come! The biscuit mixture can be frozen and sliced to bake. You can also have fun rolling this mixture with a ‘springerle’ rolling pin with carved designs, or use cookie cutters to make fun shapes.
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    These little cuties are my take on Kueh Lapis Beras, or Rainbow Sweets, Asian sweets that are usually made with rice flour or glutinous rice, often with coconut and always with lots of sugar! This Indonesian-style rice-flour kueh presents so beautifully and is really easy to make: it’s steamed in layers and you can make it in moulds or cut it into any shape you like.
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    Following my my recent trip to Mumbai, I’m thrilled to share an Indian dessert recipe inspired by prominent UK Indian chef Anjum Annand. Carrot in dessert may seem strange but then - who doesn’t love carrot cake?
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    Sometimes you just want a basic cake - nothing fancy, nothing complicated, just a batter you can throw into a tin, bung in the oven and feel confident that it's going to come out delicious. That's what we have with this here Basic Cake.
  • Clafoutis (say 'clah-foo-tee') is a classic French dessert that is more or less a baked custard with fruit. It's so easy! Saffron farmer Gamila MacRury shows us a version with saffron. It takes this simple dessert to the next level, but you can leave the saffron out if you don't have it.
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    Dulce de leche translates from the Spanish to 'sweet milk'. It's a milk caramel that you can make on the stove for three to four hours with a LOT of stirring, or in the Thermomix, where it still takes some time but very little labour.