Best ever apricot recipes

Soft and juicy apricots are in season, so we've put them to use in a brand new sweet and savoury recipe collection. Try our crisp pork belly with spiced apricots or Moroccan meatloaf packed with olives, apricots and pistachios. Apricots add sweetness to glazed breakfast bread and work really well in our simple caramel-poached apricot recipe.

Hazelnut frangipane and apricot galette

Packed with seasonal fresh apricots and a nutty frangipane encased in crispy sweet pastry, this buttery galette makes an impressive dinner party dessert.

Galette Recipe with Hazelnut Frangipane and Apricots

Apricot and hazelnut pastries

Check out these flaky apricot pastries with creamy fresh custard and sweet apricots, the perfect weekend breakfast treat ready in 35 minutes.

Apricot Pastry Recipe with Hazelnuts

 Crisp pork belly with spiced apricots

Transform this relatively cheap cut of pork and feed the family for Sunday lunch. A fantastic sweet and savoury combination, spiced apricot and pork belly is well worth the wait. Perfect served with kale and roasties.

Moroccan meatloaf with olives, apricots and pistachios

This Moroccan-inspired meatloaf with olives, apricots and pistachios is a delicious twist on an American classic. It’s also a great recipe to freeze, either whole or in individual portions.

Pork loin with apricot, sage and pine nut stuffing

This recipe combines classics flavours of pork, apricot and sage into an impressive-looking roast. While it looks stunning though, it is actually very easy – perfect for entertaining.

Apricot friands

A friand for your friends. These light airy friands are surprisingly easy to make. Dust with icing sugar and serve with a hot cup of coffee.

Glazed apricot breakfast bread

Delicious fresh baked treat. Make a dough like a Danish pastry and dot with fresh apricots, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar before cooking. Best eaten warm.

Apricot and amaretti semifreddo

This no-churn Italian ice cream dessert is sure to impress dinner party guests. Make with fresh apricots and a dash of Ameretto, the best Italian liqueur.

Apricot tart

A special dinner-party dessert. This easy and delicious tart of crisp pastry, fresh apricots and creamy mascarpone is a cinch to make.

Caramel-poached apricots

Using only five ingredients, this elegant dessert is quick and easy to make. This recipe would also work well with nectarines.

Apricot and pistachio sticky buns

These apricot and pistachio sticky buns are hard to resist. They’re perfect for a breakfast treat, or with a cup of tea.

Apricot, blueberry and almond breakfast muffins

Banana and yogurt keep these muffins moist, while the butter, ground almonds and oats make them filling. No added sugar means you’re getting the day off to a good start too.

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