Incredible Christmas dessert recipes to finish the meal
It wouldn't be the festive season without deliciously sweet treats, especially when they're gobbled up after a big family lunch of dinner. But it's not all steamed puddings and fruit mince pies (not that these aren't delicious). Here, we've pulled together a selection of our best ice-cream cakes, pavlovas, tarts and cookies for you to share with your loved ones. You'll also find recipes for homemade shortbread, rum balls and white Christmas rocky road, perfect for wrapping up as gifts.
The addition of sweet and juicy figs and crunchy Australian macadamia nuts puts a delightful twist on the classic steamed Christmas pudding. Cut yourself a big slice and serve warm with a drizzle of cream.
This impressive-looking dessert combines the beautiful creaminess of mascarpone cheese with sweet and tart strawberries and raspberries. This cake is lovely served at Christmas time or for birthday celebrations.
Parfait means 'perfect' in French and there's a lot about this chocolate, honey and red berry version that is perfect. For starters, it's easy to make and doesn't melt too quickly which means it's great for entertaining. It also looks amazing.
This stunning cake is shaped like a Christmas wreath to make your festivities even more special. Your loved ones will love how it looks, but obsess over how it tastes. The rich coffee mascarpone filling is utterly delicious.
Sweet, crumbly and utterly indulgent, enjoy a piece of this beautiful chocolate shortbread with a cuppa for morning or afternoon tea. Or, make it for your loved ones - it's the perfect gift for Christmas or birthdays.