Classic summer pudding - celebration food doesn't get much better than this

Classic summer pudding

Bananas become soft and caramelised when baked in foil – add rum, maple syrup and toasted nuts into the mix and you've got a wonderful dessert that takes only minutes to prepare.

Maple and rum baked bananas with toasted hazelnuts and pistachios

Bananas become soft and caramelised when baked in foil – add rum, maple syrup and toasted nuts into the mix and you've got a wonderful dessert that takes only minutes to prepare.

Individual summer puddings. A traditional, low-fat dessert with strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, blueberries and blackberries set in mini basin moulds

Individual summer puddings

Individual summer puddings. A traditional, low-fat dessert with strawberries, raspberries, redcurrants, blueberries and blackberries set in mini basin moulds

Is it a cheesecake? It is a tart? Even better, it's both. Try this zesty lemon, lime and passion fruit tart for a dinner party dessert that's guaranteed to impress.

Lemon, lime and passion fruit cheesecake tart

Is it a cheesecake? It is a tart? Even better, it's both. Try this zesty lemon, lime and passion fruit tart for a dinner party dessert that's guaranteed to impress.

Gordon Ramsay gives us a masterclass in meringues – the perfect prepare-ahead pudding

Summer berry meringues

strawberry tart. Here, the fruit is encased in pastry filled with a rich and luxurious white chocolate filling.

White chocolate and strawberry tart

strawberry tart. Here, the fruit is encased in pastry filled with a rich and luxurious white chocolate filling.

At Christmas, I think it's important to have some clever cheats up your sleeve. Puddings you can make ahead of time then leave in the freezer until needed are great. If you try and do everything on the day, you'll be dead on your feet come January and it won't have felt like much of a holiday at all. I see this dessert as a sort of cross between a summer pudding and an arctic roll, so it hits a lot of those retro buttons. Because it's an assembly job, anybody at all can make this – so if ...

Winter bombe

At Christmas, I think it's important to have some clever cheats up your sleeve. Puddings you can make ahead of time then leave in the freezer until needed are great. If you try and do everything on the day, you'll be dead on your feet come January and it won't have felt like much of a holiday at all. I see this dessert as a sort of cross between a summer pudding and an arctic roll, so it hits a lot of those retro buttons. Because it's an assembly job, anybody at all can make this – so if ...

Summer fruits flapjacks – A delightful mix of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blackcurrants, sandwiched between crunchy oats in this easy to follow flapjack recipe.

Summer Fruits Flapjacks

Summer fruits flapjacks – A delightful mix of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blackcurrants, sandwiched between crunchy oats in this easy to follow flapjack recipe.

sticky mango pudding with coconut custard by bill granger.

sticky mango pudding with coconut custard by bill granger

sticky mango pudding with coconut custard by bill granger.

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