Treats and Dessert Recipes

Find recipes for desserts, puddings, cakes and and all things sweet that I have tested and use at home here.

Bread pudding recipe

There's nothing better than traditional old fashioned recipes and bread pudding is an absolute classic. Takes no time at all to prepare, the rest of the time is spent in the oven. Superb way of using up old bread and saving on household waste.

Plum Crumble Recipe

Just finished lunch, the kids had a plum each as part of dessert and I noticed that they were on the turn and I still had most of the punnet of plums left. My mum suggested making a plum crumble. Good idea I thought, so that's what I did.

Pancake Recipe – Pâte à crêpes

Today is Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, or in France Mardi Gras. I thought I'd put a simple pancake recipe online just in case you're stuck for one to use. This makes perfect thin French style pancakes.

Carrot Cake Recipe Using Butter

The reason I've titled this 'Carrot Cake Recipe Using Butter' is because initially I couldn't find a recipe that suited using butter rather than oil. I've compiled the recipe from about four to five other recipes plus a bit of improvisation.

Lemon Tart or Tarte au Citron Recipe

Here's my first attempt at Lemon Tart, or Tarte au Citron. See how I got on...