Even those who claim not to have a sweet tooth will find it impossible to resist Delia's fabulous sweet offerings, from cakes to ice cream, crumbles to creamy fruit puddings.
This is a tried and trusted recipe and one of my personal favourites. The Champagne cream is best made at the last minute, with Champagne from a freshly opened bottle – it's a great experience actually eating it with all the bubbles in it
All that's involved here is a quick-dissolving packet jelly and a generous amount of port and claret. For this reason it is strictly an adult jelly, so I'm afraid drivers will have to have something else.
This is a winner for a family Sunday lunch. Because it's a light sponge, it's not as devastatingly calorific as a suet pud. It also has the advantage of being blissfully simple, taking only 5 minutes to mix from start to finish.
These are great to serve with coffee and drinks after dinner, and are so simple - they're literally made in moments.
I like this crunchy pudding, served with proper custard sauce or, failing that, a thick pouring cream.
A glorious combination of crisp buttery bread crust and soft fragrant apples makes this a wonderful family dessert during the apple season and beyond. Just add cream!
Why bother making them? Well, try this recipe and you'll soon see why. For very little time, effort and money, you'll make crumpets that are infinitely better than anything in the shops. Spread with butter for a real treat.
Sometimes this gets confused with bread-and-butter pudding, but it's quite different. It was invented, I think, to use up stale bread, which is still a good reason for making it – however, it has developed into something so wonderful, it's worth lett
The perfect Christmas pud for busy people - you can forget all that stirring and macerating with this one! Quick and easy...and it cooks in an hour! If you want to make it ahead it freezes well.
This is another Canary Catering favourite, which we serve with coffee – it is widely appreciated and we always have lots of pleas for the recipe.
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