Blackberry pie

This blackberry pie recipe asks only for six ingredients and a little of your time and love and will thank you with a tart to be proud off. Also, if making pastry isn’t at all your thing, just use ready-made shortcrust and no-one will be the wiser.

Crepes

This crepe recipe is really easy and you can use it for sweet or savoury crepes. Once you make this you will never buy crepes again.

Mocha amaretti

These Italian almond biscuits boast a mocha flavour that make them go down perfectly with a cup of coffee after dinner or as a side to a mousse or ice cream dessert.

Lemon delicious pudding

This citrus pudding boasts a layer of lemon sponge with another luscious layer of tangy curd underneath. Dusted with icing sugar and with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, it's a recipe you'll come back to again and again.

Bananas foster

This simple dessert is made by cooking bananas until they're soft in a buttery cinnamon syrup with rum. The alcohol is burned off during cooking so they're safe for kids to enjoy too. Serve with a scoop of ice cream.

Coconut balls

With only four ingredients, these apricot and coconut balls are the perfect treat to make with your kids. They'll love shaping the coconut balls in their hands and then rolling them in the desiccated coconut. Easy and delicious!

Chocolate lasagne

This chocolate lasagne is layer upon layer of decadence with an Oreo base, cheesecake layer, chocolate pudding and cream. Make up a tray for your next gathering and watch it disappear.

Gluten-free apple crumble

Apple crumble is one of the best and easiest desserts you can make on a wintry night. Now those with an intolerance to gluten can still enjoy the crumbly topping with this recipe that replaces wheat flour with rice flour and almond meal. Clever and delicious.

Light cheesecake

While this is called a 'light' cheesecake, you might not want to overindulge if you're watching your calorie intake. It's quick to prepare and sets in the fridge. Top with fresh berries.

Pecan pie

This delicious sweet and nutty pie is wonderful served warm from the oven with vanilla ice cream. Use a ready made pastry shell if you're short on time and you can have this ready quick sticks.

Easy apple roses

These fancy-looking apple pastries are so simple and the custard makes them so much more child friendly than the jamm-y version. Slice, roll, bake and you've got a plate full of yummy apple custard roses.