Easy desserts

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Whip up one of these speedy desserts for a fuss-free lunch or dinner party. Choose from easy fruit puds, simple summer bakes, make-ahead treats and frozen delights, many of which can be prepared in 15 minutes or under

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POPULAR EASY DESSERT RECIPES ON WAITROSE.COM

FIVE-INGREDIENT DESSERT RECIPES

Need a sweet treat that doesn’t require a long list of ingredients? These simple puds are made with just five ingredients or fewer

SPEEDY DESSERTS

If you fancy something sweet but have no time to spare, these quick desserts all take less than 20 minutes to prep. Some can be made in advance and kept in the fridge, ready to serve when you are

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CREAM OF THE CROP


Deliciously versatile, cream is the home cook’s trusted friend, adding flavour, texture and depth to all manner of sweet dishes. Skimmed from the rich, buttery top layer of milk, cream in all its forms is pure pleasure 

Double cream – this gorgeously thick cream can be whipped and piped for decorating desserts or used as a pouring cream for fruit and puddings

Crème fraîche – with a milder flavour and thicker consistency than soured cream, crème fraîche has a longer life than other creams and can be enjoyed with fruit and desserts

Soured cream – this thick, smooth cream brings a welcome tang to recipes such as cheesecake or as a topping for rich desserts

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ICE CREAM & FROZEN DESSERTS

When the temperature starts to soar, cooling treats are the dessert of choice. These recipes are all no-churn, so are simple to make without a machine

EASY, FRUITY DESSERTS

If you love fruit-based desserts, we’ve some gorgeous recipes to try, including a super simple no-cook fool with tropical fruit, and a fragrant cake infused with lemon thyme