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For dessert obsessed bakers of levels, these super easy beginner recipes don’t need any special ingredients, tools or techniques. Perfect for starting your baking journey.

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Lou's Favourite

Light and fluffy, packed with fresh raspberries and zesty lemon, these lemon raspberry scones are a twist on a true classic and make the ultimate tea-time treat. Piled high with jam, lemon curd, raspberry jam and clotted cream, they are super easy to make and can be on the table ...

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Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Calling all chocoholics! To celebrate World Chocolate Day, why not whip up the ultimate treat: a giant, squidgy chocolate chip skillet cookie and it’s perfect for sharing! This recipe is not only incredibly delicious, but it’s also shockingly simple – and using the Kenwood Titanium Chef Baker, you can have it in the oven in less than 10 minutes. Perfect for those days when you crave a warm, comforting dessert but don’t want to spend time with complicated baking.

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Strawberry Shortcake French Toast

Transform brunch into a celebration with these stunning Baked Strawberry Shortcake French Toast pots. This easy recipe has layers of fluffy Brioche french toast baked to perfection, topped with a cloud of mascarpone cream, juicy strawberries, a buttery biscuit crumble and a decadent maple syrup drizzle. Perfect for a weekend brunch or a delightful twist on dessert, this recipe is surprisingly simple to make and is sure to impress with minimal effort.

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The Ultimate Mint Hot Chocolate

Cosy up this winter with the ultimate indulgence – Mint Hot Chocolate! Unlock the secret to a quick and easy chocolate delight, made with Terry’s Mint Chocolate. Topped with whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles and a festive peppermint candy cane, this mint hot chocolate is a sweet symphony perfect for those chilly winter evenings.

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Baileys Chocolate Mousse

Indulge in the magic of the season with this rich and decadent Baileys Chocolate Mousse that melts in your mouth! Light and airy and so delicious, it’s hard not to keep going back for more. And the best part? It’s a breeze to whip up, and in just minutes, you’ll be savouring a heavenly creation that’ll steal the show at any festive gathering. Let’s dive into the delicious details together!

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No Bake Custard Cream Cheesecake

Are you ready for a slice of pure nostalgia? This quick and easy no bake Custard Cream cheesecake gives a nod to one of our most cherished biscuits! The recipe features a velvety-smooth custard cheesecake filling set on top of a Custard Cream biscuit crust, finished with whipped cream and an extra sprinkling of biscuits crumbs. Let’s dive into this no-bake wonder, a  simple and perfect dessert for any time of year.

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Apple Crumble Tray Bake

Get ready to fall in love with the cosy flavours of autumn and dive into this delectable apple crumble tray bake cake. This ultimate autumn bake is a symphony of warm cinnamon cake with a hint of rum, layered with sweet apple slices, and topped with a delightfully crunchy oaty crumble. What makes this dessert even more irresistible? It’s incredibly easy to make and perfect for sharing.

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No Bake Oreo Cheesecake

Indulge in the creamy bliss of this no bake Oreo cheesecake! This irresistible dessert boasts a cookies and cream cheesecake filling on top of a rich Oreo cookie base, and the best part? It’s a breeze to make, taking just 15 minutes of prep time. Whether for family gatherings, dinner with friends, or a delightful treat for the kids to help with, this cheesecake is sure to steal the show. Dive into the deliciousness today!

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Easter Egg Chocolate Mousse

Get ready to impress your family and friends with our decadent Easter egg chocolate mousse! Made with high-quality chocolate and a light and airy homemade mousse filling, these eggs are the perfect Easter indulgence. Whether you’re looking for a show-stopping dessert for Easter brunch or a fun activity to do with the kids, these chocolate-filled eggs are sure to delight. So grab your whisk and let’s get cracking!

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Mini Egg Brownies

Oooo, these Mini Egg Brownies are so insanely good, you’ll be going in for a second slice before you know it! These indulgent brownies, packed full of Mini Eggs, are the perfect Easter dessert for any chocolate lover. The rich, chocolatey aroma fills the kitchen as they bake to perfection. And the best part is, they’re super easy to make and take minutes to prepare – every bite it almost too much to handle!

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Men

Rich, buttery and absolutely adorable, these chocolate chip shortbread men are a must-have on your Christmas baking list! Made with a classic, three-ingredient recipe and packed full of chocolate chips, they’re great fun to make with little ones and are a delicious alternative to gingerbread men. Go on, give them a try!

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Black Forest Brownie Cookie Sandwich

Bringing together the perfect combo of cherry, chocolate and cream, these Black Forest brownie cookie sandwiches are the perfect indulgent chocolate treat for any occasion. Easy to make and just as easy to eat; they are decadent, delicious and have to resist!

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Biscoff Tray Bake Cake

If you can’t get enough of Biscoff and love quick and easy cakes, then I guarantee you this Biscoff tray bake cake recipe is absolute heaven! Light, melt in your mouth Biscoff sponge smothered with delicious Biscoff buttercream; it’s great for sharing… if you want to share!

Crunchie Rocky Road

Crunchie Rocky Road

This decadent Crunchie Rocky Road is truly one of the easiest treats that you can make. Stuffed full of Digestive biscuits, marshmallows, cherries, honeycomb pieces and Crunchie chunks, it’s a fun treat for everyone all year round!

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Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream – No Churn

Rich, creamy and delicious strawberry cheesecake ice cream jam packed with strawberries, cheesecake and shortcake biscuits – it’s everything we love about cheesecake! Make it in minutes, this no churn recipe is super easy and you don’t need an ice cream machine. Perfect all year round, it’s not just for summer.

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Jammie Dodger Blondies

Perfectly fudgy Jammie Dodger Blondies, with a delicious sweet, caramel taste and packed full of white chocolate chips, shortbread biscuit chunks, swirled with fruity raspberry jam. These blondies are super easy to make and are a sure to be a hit with kids and adults. They are simply irresistible!

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No Bake Malteser Cheesecake

Smooth and creamy cheesecake, packed full of Maltesers and a with a chocolatey biscuit base, this no bake Malteser cheesecake is the ultimate no-fuss dessert and tastes absolutely delicious! Quick and easy to make, I guarantee you’ll be making it over and over again!

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Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake

Loaded with mini chocolate chips and smothered with a whipped chocolate buttercream, this easy-to-make Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake is the perfect treat any time of the day, especially with a cool glass of milk! Simple, buttery and moist, this chocolate chip loaf cake will be a welcome addition to your recipe collection.

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Caramilk Fudge Cake

Nothing beats a rich, moist fudge cake, and this Caramilk Fudge Cake takes it to the next level. With a melt in your mouth caramelised white chocolate sponge, topped with a Caramilk chocolate ganache frosting; this is the perfect cake for Caramilk lovers everywhere! A quick, no-fuss recipe that takes just 15 minutes to make.

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Mini Egg Milkshake

Smooth and creamy, this Mini Egg Milkshake is an indulgent Easter treat that hits all the spots. Combining ice cream, Cadbury Mini Eggs, milk and chocolate sauce, you can whizz up a glass in a few minutes and get stuck in. It’s so good, you’ll be making them all year round. It’s also the perfect way to use up any leftover Easter chocolate.

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Raspberry Eton Mess

With layers of crispy meringue, vanilla whipped cream, raspberries, black cherries and topped with honey Cornflake clusters, this Raspberry Eton Mess has everything! A twist on a true British classic, this dessert is easy to make and perfect for all occasions.

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Mini Egg Cookies

Thick, soft and packed full of chocolate, these Mini Egg cookies are what Easter baking is all about. With brown sugar cookie dough, white chocolate chunks and everyone’s favourite Easter treat, Mini Eggs, the first bite will take you to cookie heaven. Don’t forget to grab Mini Eggs while you can for all year round baking!

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Chocolate Fudge Cake

Super easy and quick to make, this chocolate fudge cake is my go-to recipe when I need a last minute, decadent showstopper. It’s so versatile you can make it for any and every occasion. Slathered with a chocolate fudge frosting, this cake is definitely for chocolate lovers with a wicked sweet tooth.

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Baileys Ice Cream – No Churn

Smooth and creamy, this no churn Baileys ice cream is absolutely delicious and super easy to make. A boozy, decadent treat packed full of Baileys chocolate wafer pieces its perfect for Irish cream lovers any time of year.

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Rocky Road Christmas Pudding

Whether you’re a Christmas Pud lover or hater, you’re guaranteed to get a wow when you bring the this no-bake rocky road Christmas pudding to the table. This festive sweet treat is packed with crunchy biscuits, squishy marshmallows and plump, juicy fruit, it’s the perfect end to a holiday feast!

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Puff Pastry Christmas Tree

Let me show you the most incredibly easy, show-stopping festive dessert you’ll ever make, a Puff Pastry Christmas Tree! With just 3 ingredients, 10 minutes and hardly any effort, you’ll be serving up the ultimate tear and share dessert to wow your family.

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Easy Shortcrust Mince Pies

Leave out Santa’s favourite Christmas Eve treat this year, with these simple and easy to make shortcrust mince pies. A family recipe that’s been a firm favourite for 40 years. Perfect for festive parties, with a cup of tea or delivering gifts on cold winter’s evenings!

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Rice Krispie Pumpkins

How cute are these Rice Krispie Pumpkins and they’re super easy to make. They take just 5 minutes and use a few simple ingredients. They’re perfect for Halloween treats or even Thanksgiving gifts. Such a fun little Halloween trick or treat to make with little ones!

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Gingerbread Rocky Road

This gingerbread rocky road is the easiest and quickest recipe ever! Just a few simple ingredients and five minutes is all you need to make the most delicious rocky road. Perfect for holiday treats, festive gifts or tea time nibbles. Go on get stuck in!

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Raspberry White Chocolate Flapjacks

Soft, chewy and absolutely delicious, these raspberry white flapjacks are the ultimate traybake recipe. If you’re looking for a twist on a classic flapjack then you’ve found it, with fresh raspberries and white chocolate chunks they are super easy to make and the kids can get stuck in too. Go ahead and give them a go!

Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings

Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings

Let the festive baking begin with these festive Rice Krispie Christmas Puddings. Easy to make, they are a fun Christmas recipe to make with kids. Ready in no time, they make great last minute treats or a cute handmade Christmas gift to share with family and friends.

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Coffee Tray Bake Cake

Calling all coffee lovers! Soft and moist sponge that just melts in your mouth, topped with a whipped cappuccino buttercream frosting, this most delicious coffee tray bake cake you’ll ever make! It’s super easy and is perfect for birthdays, BBQs or any occasion. What are you waiting for? Get stuck in!

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Lemon Raspberry Scones

Light and fluffy, packed with fresh raspberries and zesty lemon, these lemon raspberry scones are a twist on a true classic and make the ultimate tea-time treat. Piled high with jam, lemon curd, raspberry jam and clotted cream, they are super easy to make and can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Trust me, you’ll want to make this foolproof recipe for homemade English scones over and over again.

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Biscoff Rocky Road

Super quick and deliciously easy to make, this no bake Biscoff Rocky Road is going to hit all the right notes to satisfy the sweetest of tastebuds. Packed full of Biscoff biscuit chunks Biscoff spread, bouncy marshmallows and crunchy caramel popcorn, you won’t be able to resist going in for a second slice. So grab your ingredients and read on for the the easy step-by-step recipe and video. You’ll be whizzing up your very own Biscoff rocky road in no time at all!

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Easy Malteser Fudge

Take just five minutes and three ingredients, and you can make this easy Malteser fudge. Perfectly smooth and utterly delicious, all you need is chocolate, condensed milk and everyone’s favourite chocolate malt balls! It’s completely fool proof, you’ll be making it over and over again!

Kinder Bueno Brownies

Kinder Bueno Brownies

Rich, fudgy and deliciously easy; these Kinder Bueno brownies need to go straight to the top of your must bake list! Packed full of Kinder chocolate chunks and Bueno pieces with a chocolate hazelnut filling; you’re going to find them absolutely irresistible!

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Carrot Tray Bake Cake

Sweet, moist and flavourful, this is the best carrot tray bake cake! Packed full of fresh carrots, juicy sultanas and a touch of cinnamon, its a quick and easy single-layer bake. And topped with a no-fail cream cheese frosting, it’s a great dessert for picnic lunches or afternoon tea treats.

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Easter Egg Cheesecake

Just when you thought Easter chocolate couldn’t get any better, along comes Easter egg cheesecake. With a biscuit base and a creamy chocolate cheesecake stuffed inside half a chocolate Easter egg and topped with Mini Eggs and more chocolate, it’s perfect for serving after Easter dinner.

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Cream Cheese Frosting

Delicious and decadent, this is the best cream cheese frosting you will ever make and it’s super easy to make! An absolute classic that goes perfectly with everything from cakes and cupcakes, to cookies and bakes, or whizz up a batch in five minutes and jump in with a spoon!

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Caramel Popcorn Cheesecake Slice

This caramel popcorn cheesecake slice is so quick and easy to make; best of all it’s no bake. Made with a buttery Digestive biscuit base, a creamy caramel cheesecake filling, all topped off with fluffy popcorn and drizzled with caramel. Totally yum!

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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Smooth and creamy, this chocolate buttercream frosting is so light and fluffy. Super easy to make, it’s perfect for icing cakes, piping onto cupcakes and spreading over sheet cakes.