Too hot to bake? Make a fridge cake! Everyone knows banoffee pie tastes even better the day after making, when all the flavours have had a chance to meld. This easy, no-bake cake with banana and Carnation Caramel takes advantage of that as it's left overnight to let the biscuits soften into sponge.
Want an easy family summer dessert? Check out this show-stopping trifle recipe. Inspired by those childhood blocks of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla ice cream, this trifle is a technicolour trip back in time. Check out our summer trifle recipes here.
Add a zingy kick to your meal with our smooth and tangy limoncello tart, encased in homemade pastry. Make this impressive pudding for a light and moreish summer dessert. Try our zesty lemon dessert ideas here.
Pavlova is an iconic summer dessert recipe – and this version especially so. Made with elderflower, kiwi and crunchy, chewy meringue, this dessert is sure to impress friends and family. We have more elderflower recipes here.
Treat vegan friends to our quick and easy eton mess. Who'd have thought aquafaba (the liquid found in a tin of chickpeas) could make such glossy, chewy meringue? Pair it with coconut yogurt and lots of berries for a really summery dessert.
Put a summery twist on chocolate éclairs with these light and airy strawberry ones. They're a little effort, but look stunning – they'll be a hit with adults and kids alike. You can get strawberries all year round now, but they're at their best from June until August, so make the most of them. For more summer desserts using strawberries, click here.
This matcha mille crêpe cake looks really impressive but is also easy to make. Create this beautiful green tea inspired cake using layers of crepes and custard cream and dust with some matcha powder to finish.
A vibrant dairy-free summer pudding, this recipe is really refreshing and you don't even notice it's dairy-free because of the creaminess of the coconut cream. Also the addition of turmeric, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, adds a zingy flavour to the dessert.
We've combined two classic British summertime favourites into one seriously indulgent dessert. This fresh and creamy eton mess cheesecake is the perfect pudding to impress your friends and family with this weekend.
Check out our vibrant and crunchy crumble recipe with succulent peaches and tart raspberries. Smacking the peaches for this crumble starts to release some of the sweet juices and provides you with some rough, raggedy chunks for extra texture.For more crumble ideas, click here.
These strawberry shortcake ice cream sandwiches are an easy but impressive summer treat. If you're planning on making these a day or so ahead, just dunk the sides of the sandwiches into the freeze-dried strawberries before serving.
One of the pleasures of a Greek holiday comes in those moments after dark (and after dinner) when everyone moves to the tables in a local square to drink coffee and eat plates of tiny cinnamon-scented doughnuts. Whether your preference is for the sugar-dusted variety or those soaked in honey, try making them at home for a crowd-pleasing dessert with a difference.
These thyme, elderflower and lemon ice lollies are a great grown-up treat to help you cool down in the warmer months. You can make this into a cordial too, just reduce the water to 750ml and strain into sterilised jars
Peach melba is a classic British dessert created to honour the Australian soprano Nellie Melba. Try the great combination of peaches and raspberries in our peach melba ice cream for a sweet and tart frozen dessert for summer.