Intermediate skill level

If you’re ready to take your next baking step then these intermediate recipes are for you. They may need a special ingredient or tool, or use a more involved technique.

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Lou's Favourite

Full of creamy Cadbury Dairy Milk, this no bake Chocolate Finger cheesecake is the perfect dessert for chocoholics! Just 15 minutes to prepare and with a super easy chocolate ganache topping, it's absolutely irresistible you'll be making it again and again. The only question is who gets the last chocolate ...

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Chocolate Caramel Loaf Cake

Elevate your baking skills with this Chocolate Caramel Loaf Cake, rich chocolate and decadent caramel harmoniously swirled together. A moist and tender cake, a surprise caramel filling and crowned with a luscious salted caramel buttercream. This recipe delivers the perfect blend of salty-sweet indulgence. It’s pure indulgence, but so easy to make; it’s certain to impress your family and friends.

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Cinnamon Apple Pie

Celebrate the glorious flavours of autumn with a delectable twist on a classic cinnamon apple pie! Picture this: a tender spiced gingerbread dough cradling a luscious cinnamon apple frangipane filling – the epitome of comfort food for those crisp autumn evenings when you crave warmth and sweetness. Join me as we whip up a dessert that’s sure to become your go-to for autumn gatherings.

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Mini Chocolate Yule Logs

These mini chocolate Yule logs are the cutest way to enjoy cake over Christmas. Learn how to make these super easy festive treats, that the kids will enjoy helping to make too! With the lightest of chocolate sponges and a whipped chocolate cream filling encased in a chocolate ganache coating, decorated with homemade fondant holly leaf decorations; they are great alternative to mince pies!

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Christmas Pudding Ice Cream

Move over brandy butter, this Christmas Pudding Ice Cream is everything you need to accompany your festive treats this holiday season. Chunks of rich Christmas pudding and fruit mincemeat are swirled through a spiced ice cream, and don’t forget the brandy. It’s the taste of Christmas with every lick!

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White Chocolate Gingerbread Biscotti

These dipped gingerbread white chocolate biscotti are so pretty decorated with festive sprinkles. The quick and easy to make cookie dough has a light gingerbread flavour and is studded with white chocolate chunks. With the perfect crunch, they make great Christmas cookie gifts or why not just keep them for yourself and dunk in your morning coffee

Christmas Cinnamon Buns

These easy Christmas cinnamon buns are the festive breakfast you’ve been looking for! Soft, fluffy and are ready in one hour, they’re filled with a festive fruit mincemeat, cinnamon sugar and drizzled with a classic cream cheese glaze. And as there’s no yeast and no proving, they’re the perfect Christmas morning bake as you unwrap gifts!

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Gingerbread Chocolate Tart

This gingerbread chocolate tart is a beautiful dessert for your Christmas day table that will wow your guests and it’s easy to make too. A spiced chocolate ganache filling sits inside a beautiful crisp gingerbread pastry case, decorated on top with whipped cream, gingerbread men and festive sprinkles.

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No Bake Crunchie Cheesecake

Quick, easy and super delicious, this no bake Crunchie cheesecake is going straight to the top of your favourite dessert list! Perfect for any occasion with a smooth, creamy milk chocolate cheesecake filling, packed full of chocolate honeycomb pieces, on top of a milk chocolate Digestive biscuit crust. Trust me, you’ll be making it over and over again!

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Halloween Oreo Bat Cupcakes

Spooky, cute and delicious, these Halloween Oreo Bat Cupcakes are perfect for trick or treaters on the spookiest night of the year. These adorable Oreo bats sit on top of a light and fluffy cupcake and the creamiest Oreo buttercream. They’re easy and great fun to make with kids!

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No Bake Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

One bite of this decadently delicious triple chocolate cheesecake and there’s no going back! With an Oreo base, white, milk and dark chocolate cheesecake layers and a glossy chocolate ganache, this really is chocolate heaven. And to make it even better, it’s easy to make and no bake so no faffing with water-baths. Ready to try it?

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Kinder Chocolate Cornflake Slice

Chewy, crunchy, chocolatey and utterly delicious – these Kinder Chocolate Cornflake Slices are easy and so much fun to make. With a layer of retro cornflake cake, the easiest and most luscious caramel and finished off with Kinder chocolate; these slices are definitely going to keep your sweet tooth happy.

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Kit Kat Ice Cream

Make this smooth and creamy Kit Kat ice cream your go-to dessert this summer! Packed full of chunks of Kit Kat fingers, the malty chocolate ice cream is super easy to make. Top off with a drizzle of chocolate sauce for the perfect chocolate hit!. This recipe has instructions to make it with an ice cream maker or without!

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Christmas Tray Bake Cake

If traditional Christmas cake doesn’t rock your boat, then check out this light and fluffy Christmas tray bake cake! Packed full of festive flavour it’s easy to make, easy to decorate and perfect for slicing into bite-size pieces for holiday entertaining.

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Mince Pie Brownies

Ready to take your festive bakes to the next level? Then look no further than these seriously decadent mince pie brownies. Check out those layers of sweet pastry and fudgy brownie packed with sweet fruit mincemeat, all topped off with the creamiest brandy buttercream frosting. Whether you’re a mince pie lover or hater, these brownies are sure to be a hit!

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Rice Krispie Caramel Squares

Are you ready for the ultimate chocolate caramel combo? These Rice Krispie caramel squares are a no bake twist on a classic millionaire shortbread. With a crispy, chewy Rice Krispie layer, a decadent, smooth caramel filling and a thick chocolate topping, these really are pure indulgence!

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No Bake Kit Kat Cheesecake

If you love Kit Kats as much as I do, then this wickedly delicious, this no bake Kit Kat cheesecake is the dessert your dreams are made of! With a creamy, no-faff cheesecake filling, packed with chocolate wafer pieces and surrounded by Kit Kat fingers, you won’t be able to resist having another slice. It’s the perfect weekend dessert project!

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Sticky Toffee Bundt Cake

Sweet and moist this sticky toffee bundt cake is a deliciously easy twist on a classic British dessert. With date infused cake and an insanely delicious toffee sauce drizzled all over for pure decadence, this easy bundt cake recipe is bound to be a hit with the family whatever the occasion.

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Oreo Cupcakes

If you’re looking for the best Oreo cupcakes ever, then you’ve just found them. Seriously, with that soft and fluffy cookies and cream cupcake, the most amazing buttercream frosting and a hidden Oreo inside, you won’t be able to resist making these over and over again.

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No Bake Twix Cheesecake

With a buttery biscuit base and layers of creamy cheesecake filling, sweet caramel and a silky chocolate ganache, this no bake Twix cheesecake is a deliciously easy and utterly indulgent take on one of everyone’s favourite chocolate bars. This is a cheesecake recipe that you won’t forget in a hurry!

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No Bake Cadburys Chocolate Cheesecake

Full of creamy Cadbury Dairy Milk, this no bake Chocolate Finger cheesecake is the perfect dessert for chocoholics! Just 15 minutes to prepare and with a super easy chocolate ganache topping, it’s absolutely irresistible you’ll be making it again and again. The only question is who gets the last chocolate finger biscuit?

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Lemon White Chocolate Cupcakes

Moist, fluffy and bursting with zingyness these lemon white chocolate cupcakes are a lemon lover’s dream! Filled with a zesty lemon curd and topped with an incredible smooth and creamy buttercream, you’ll love the refreshing citrus flavour in every bite.

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Jaffa Cake Cupcakes

Deliciously easy and fun to make, you’re going to love these Jaffa Cake Cupcakes, they’re the perfect treat for any occasion. Fluffy, zesty cupcakes, filled with an orange marmalade and topped with a smooth and creamy orange chocolate buttercream frosting. The only question is who will you share them with?

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Raspberry Oreo Brownies

Thick, fudgy and devilishly rich, these raspberry Oreo brownies are the perfect slice of chocolate heaven! Stuffed with layers of Oreo chunks and fresh raspberries, one slice is never enough. Deliciously easy, this brownie batter is a one-bowl delight, so there’s less washing up. Tempted?

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Summer Berry Meringue Roulade

Light yet decadent, this summer berry meringue roulade is the perfect dessert combo that just can’t be beaten! Perfect meringue, crisp on the outside and marshmallow in the middle, wrapped around a whipped cream filling with a quick berry curd and beautiful, bright fruit. It’s one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make!

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Lemon Drizzle Loaf Cake

Luscious, tender and moist, this lemon drizzle loaf cake is one of the best cakes I’ve ever had! Drizzled with a sweet lemon icing, it’s so quick and simple to make. It’s light and refreshing flavour is the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon tea and is sure to become a favourite.

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Mini Egg Brownie Tart

A chocolate-lover’s dream, this Mini Egg brownie tart is the perfect dessert for Easter. A decadent, fudgy brownie filling and a layer of luxurious caramel sit in a sweet, crisp chocolate pastry tart shell. Switch out the chocolate eggs for the ultimate chocolate dessert for any occasion.

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Giant Smarties Cookie Pie

Perfect for big kids as well as the little ones, this fully-loaded giant Smarties cookie pie is going to put a huge smile on everyone’s face. Serve it warm fresh from the oven with plenty of vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce! It’s easy to make and delicious as a sharing dessert or celebration treat.

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Vanilla Marble Bundt Cake

Moist and flavourful, this classic vanilla marble bundt cake is anything but boring! With swirls of colour, this quick and easy from scratch cake is absolutely perfect for birthdays, celebrations or just as a slice of cake and cup of tea. Top with a sprinkling of icing sugar or with vanilla glaze and tuck in.

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No Bake Black Forest Cheesecake

Velvety, rich and deliciously easy, this no bake Black Forest cheesecake is an absolutely show-stopping dessert. Smooth chocolate cheesecake filling, packed with black cherries and a touch of Kirsch liqueur, is sat on a buttery dark chocolate biscuit base, and is topped with whipped cream and more cherries. Cheesecake doesn’t get any better than this!

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Baileys Chocolate Tart

This Baileys Chocolate Tart is rich and decadent and full of Irish Cream. Easy and quick to make, this ultimate dessert has a silky, smooth Baileys chocolate ganache encased in a perfectly crisp chocolate pastry case, finished with a drizzle of white chocolate. It makes a show-stopping for all occasions, including Christmas and St. Patrick’s Day.

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Reindeer Cookies

Super simple and fun to make, these Reindeer Cookies are made with a quick and easy spicy gingerbread cookie dough and a gingerbread man cookie cutter. They are perfect for Christmas gifts and taste amazing too! Don’t forget to add Rudolph’s red nose!

Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake

Dark, rich and deliciously easy to make, this chocolate orange Bundt cake is perfectly moist and fluffy, and filled with a layer of orange cheesecake filling. Drizzled with a quick and easy chocolate glaze, it’s ideal for sharing with friends and family.

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No Bake Baileys Cheesecake

This no bake Baileys cheesecake is packed full of chocolate and Irish Cream; making it an impressive dessert for all occasions, including Christmas and St. Patrick’s Day! The silky, smooth and creamy Baileys cheesecake filling is encased in an Oreo crust, and topped with a decadent Baileys chocolate ganache and whipped cream. And the best bit, it’s super easy to make!

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Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

Soft and rich chocolate cupcakes topped with a creamy, mint buttercream frosting! If you love mint choc chip ice cream, you’re going to love these classic mint chocolate cupcakes. They’re perfect for all occasions including birthday, Christmas or St. Patricks Day.

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Rainbow Piñata Cupcakes

So simple to make, this rainbow pinata cupcake recipe makes twelve chocolate cupcakes, and are perfect for birthdays, baby showers and other celebrations. Add your favourite sprinkle mix or candy filling and top the cupcake with a beautiful, bright rainbow frosting swirl. The recipe can be easily doubled if you need more to go round.

Nutella Stuffed Cookie Bars

Want to take your cookies to the next level? Then try these Nutella Stuffed Cookie Bars! Two layers of golden chocolate chip cookie filled with chocolate hazelnut spread. The perfect dessert served warm with ice cream and chocolate sauce.

Salted Caramel Poke Cake

If you’re a salted caramel fan, this salted caramel poke cake is just for you. It’s so delicious, quick and easy to make too! Moist chocolate cake, covered with homemade salted caramel sauce, vanilla whipped cream frosting and chunks of salted caramel Twix bars!

No Bake Biscoff Cheesecake

Calling all Lotus Biscoff Lovers! This no bake Biscoff cheesecake is easy to make and doesn’t need an oven. Light and creamy vanilla, caramel and Biscoff cheesecake filling on a crushed Biscoff biscuit crust. Decadent and delicious!