Best ever sweet and salty recipes

Sweet and salty go together so well and on trend salted caramel is popping up in desserts everwhere. Here are our best salted caramel and sweet recipes with a salty touch

Candied bacon

Just when you thought bacon couldn’t get any better, we glaze it with maple syrup. Serve this for brunch with poached eggs, or break into small pieces as a nibble with drinks.


Salted caramel profiteroles

Profiteroles are easier to make than they look. Especially using this simple recipe. Salted caramel adds a touch of luxury for a dinner-party dessert. Recipe from NAC restaurant in London.

Salted peanut butter caramel parfait

Salted caramel is a very trendy ingredient on restaurant menus. This silky frozen ice-cream parfait adds peanut butter into the mix for a really indulgent pudding.

Salted butterscotch popcorn cheesecake by Rosie Birkett

This salted butterscotch popcorn cheesecake is a dessert that really has everything. If you want to make this ahead, omit the popcorn from the base, reserve half the butterscotch sauce for the topping and put freshly popped popcorn on the top of the cake on the day, then smother it in the sauce.

Salted caramel chocolate pot

These salted caramel chocolate pots from Verden restaurant are absolutely delicious and are deceivingly easy to make. You can serve them in Kilner jars, glasses or ramekins, or whatever you have at home. They make a great dinner party dessert.

Salted caramel shortbread

Sweet and salty flavours are an ongoing trend and this shortbread recipe is the perfect way to blend these flavours. It’s quick and easy baking and will please a crowd.

Peanut butter and salted caramel ice cream

This luxurious frozen pud combines two of the trendiest new flavours on dessert menus: smooth peanut butter and the delicious sweet and salty combo of salted caramel.

Salted maple brownies

How do you make brownies even better? Add sea salt and maple of course! This recipe is really easy to make but looks impressive and delivers big flavours

Salted caramel panna cotta

This recipe for salted caramel panna cotta comes from Salt & Honey. It’s easy to make but tastes and looks great – perfect for a dinner party

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