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Quick Desserts

A collection of quickly prepared dessert recipes


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This page lists most of the dessert recipes on this site which can be prepared in 20 minutes or less - great for those occasions when you just don't have the time (or energy).   The recipes even include any chilling or cooling time - 20 minutes from start to finish.



Fast Cold Dessert Recipes

Fast Hot Dessert Recipes

Affogato  5mins

Apricot Parfait  10mins        

Cherry Parfait  10mins     December  2007

Creme de Abacate   10mins    July 2002

Raspberry Cranachan   10mins     November   2006

Raspberry Yoghurt Dessert  10mins   July  2008

Ambrosia Bananas   15mins  July  2008   

Blueberry Layer Dessert  15mins     April  2008

Cherry Yoghurt Dessert   15mins    July  2008

Chocolate Ricotta Figs    15mins    June  2008

Coupes Imperatrice   15mins    

Dolcelatte Peaches    15mins

Fresh Fruit Salad   15mins      December    2007    

Oranges in a Duvet    15mins  

Peachy Cheese Dessert     15mins    April  2008

Quick Prune Fool    15mins    November   2007

Raspberry Cream Cheese Dessert    15mins    

Raspberry Yoghurt with Basil    15mins  

Speedy Apricot Fool     15mins  March  2008

Spiced Pear Trifle     15mins      

Strawberry Cheese Dessert   15mins   April  2008

Summer Berry Meringue Crush  15mins  June 2008

Summer Fruit with Banana Dressing  15mins

Swaddled Watermelon Peaches   15mins uly  2008

Vanilla Mango Parfait     15mins December   2007

Yoghurt with Jaggery Treacle  15mins July   2006

Zabaglioni     15mins     

Chocolate Brioche Trifles      20mins  July  2008

Creamy Almond Stuffed Nasturtiums   20mins  

Eton Mess      20mins      April  2008

Exotic Fruit Yoghurt      20mins    March  2008  

Irish Jig      20mins            

Papaya Yoghurt      20mins   May  2008

Quick Chocolate Flan      20mins  June  2008

Strawberry With Mascarpone   20mins  April  2008

Banana Yoghurt Custard      10mins     May  2008

Baked Bananas     15mins

Banana in Coconut Milk   15mins      April  2005

Bananas Foster    15mins       March 2005

Bananas with Cinnamon Coconut Sauce   15mins  

Banana Zabaglioni    15mins      May  2008

Brandied Walnut Peaches    15mins

Brioche with Sticky Banana   15mins     June  2008

Caramelised Apples   15mins     February   2008

Caramel Pears    15mins      May  2008

Chocolate Sabayon     15mins   May  2008

Coconut Bananas   15mins       November 2004

Coconut Stuffed Peaches   15mins

Grilled Pineapple   15mins      November   2007

Hasty Pudding    15mins   April  2007

Hot Compote of Figs     15mins

Hot Spiced Pears   15mins      November   2007

Jubilee Cherries      15mins

Kluay Namuan (Bananas)   15mins

Raspberry Sabayon     15mins     May  2008

Strawberry Zabaglioni   15mins      May  2008

Apples in Caramel    20mins        May  2008

Chocolate Crème with Raspberries   20mins  

Drunken Baked Apples     20mins

Flambéed Tangerines    20mins       March  2008

Hellenic Apricots     20mins    July  2008

Honey Poached Apple    20mins    November   2007

Pan-Fried Crumbed Apples    20mins     May  2008

Pan-Fried Pears     20mins      May  2008

Stewed Rhubarb    20mins  

Veiled Nectarines    20mins        March  2008










We also have a wonderful section which can help you to plan your weekday meals in advance featuring complete menus including side dishes and desserts, which can be prepared in less than 45 minutes.  Visit the Working Week Menus section.

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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat – To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.


Freezing/Make ahead


Tips, Options and Substitutions



Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Mixing Bowl

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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