Nothing beats a home-baked fruit dessert served warm from the oven. Whether bubbling with delicious juice, fragrant with warm spices or encased in crisp buttery pastry, warm fruit desserts are comfort food at it's very best. In Crumbles & Streusels you'll find traditional recipes such as Apple & Blackberry Crumble as well as plenty of new ideas like Cranberry and Orange Streusel. There is a chapter of Cobblers & More that includes recipes guaranteed to become family favourites - try Blueberry and Lemon Polenta Cobbler or an indulgent Molasses Banana Cobbler. Or for a fun twist on a cobbler, try a Plum and Hazelnut Pandowdy. Bettys & Crisps are easy to make yet delicious to eat - try an Apple Brown Betty with Dried Cranberries and Pecans, Caramel Apple Crisp, or Nectarine and Ginger Crisp. Rich battered desserts such as Clafoutis, Slumps & Puddings are simplicity itself to prepare yet always impressive. Try a classic Cherry Clafoutis, an Apricot and Almond Slump or Baked Brioche Pudding with Blackberries. If pastry is your thing, you'll find the perfect recipe in Pies, Tarts & Strudels.
Try a slice of spiced Dutch Apple Pie, Free-form Caramelized Peach Tart or individual Apple and Blueberry Tarts or Praline Apple Strudel, all perfect for fuss-free entertaining. Deliciously moist Dessert Cakes to be eaten with a fork and served with plenty of chilled cream include Strawberry Buttermilk Cake, Pear and Ginger Crumble Cake and Upside-down Peach Cake.show more