Looking for the best raspberry cheesecake? Want to make raspberry jam? Try our best raspberry recipes including some beautiful summer desserts.
When are raspberries in season?
Figs will be available for most of the year from the supermarket, due to being grown in hot climates, but the UK fig season runs from May-September, with July and August being the optimum raspberry-picking months. Pick them when their skin is dark and they are plump.
- We use fresh raspberries
Juicy, tart raspberries really cut through the creamy soft cheese filling in these mini cheesecake pots, while toasted oats add great crunch.
This recipe puts fruity raspberries to great work. There’s no need for an ice cream machine here, so it's super simple to make, too. Pour over a glass of sherry for an extra special treat.
Check out this easy traybake recipe with sweet raspberries and creamy custard, a perfect teatime treat. Long-life custard is a bit more stable and usually thicker than fresh, so it's good for baking into cakes.
Fresh raspberries give this twist on a classic cocktail its bright red colour and juicy flavour. Along with lots of lime juice and white rum, they make a fruity, refreshing cocktail that's perfect for summer.
Who doesn’t love cheesecake? This chocolate and raspberry version makes a really indulgent dessert and is a great way to use up raspberries while they're in season.
Try our recipe for low-fat raspberry muffins with banana and coconut. This recipe is super quick and easy to make, and it comes in under 160 calories per serving, a great mid-morning snack.
This recipe for raspberry and redcurrant crostata is an easy pud to make to please a crowd and it looks fantastic too. Plus, it's under 300 calories per serving. Taste the redcurrants for sweetness, and sprinkle over more or less icing sugar, depending on how tart they are.
This cake benefits from fresh raspberries and raspberry jam in its filling – and we think it's the finest version of the classic bake that we've ever tried.
Cooking the butter until nutty and golden gives these blondies the edge before they’ve even made it to the oven. Scatter in raspberries to cut through the creamy white chocolate.
Whizz up raspberries and fold through a mixture of caramelised milk and condensed milk, along with rosewater, to make this Indian ice cream.
Gooey and indulgent, chocolate brownies don’t need to be so square. These ones have added raspberries to lift the rich choc and are made in a muffin tin.
This delicious raspberry and pistachio linzer tart takes a while to make but it is well worth the effort. It looks fantastic and is the perfect jammy treat to go alongside a cup of tea.
They’re a bit of a labour of love, but macarons aren’t that difficult to make and everybody will think you are a genius. The powdered egg white gives you a crisp light finish and the raspberry and white chocolate flavours make them the perfect afternoon tea treat.
We know you love this classic recipe – it's been one of our most popular recipes for years! The fresh raspberries cut through the rich body of the cheesecake really well. A really indulgent dessert, baked cheesecake is a crowd-pleaser.
Try our version of delicious filled buns inspired by classic Scandinavian baking. Made with a brioche-style dough and filled with raspberries, the family will love them.
Flapjacks make the best after-school or mid-afternoon treat. With a delicious layer of raspberries, these fruity versions are sure to be a hit with friends and family.
Raspberries get blitzed into a purée and folded through the batter of this hybrid of angel cake and red velvet cake. An easy-to-follow method means this cake can be made by everyone. Decorate with a delicious meringue frosting.
If you've never made marshmallows before then this is a great recipe to try. We love the rich raspberry ripple, which is easy to achieve. Make for a gift, afternoon tea or a dinner-party dessert.