Dessert Menu

My dessert selection applies to all menus, including Dinner Party and Casual Dining.

You may choose more than 1 dessert for your party, at additional cost (unless 16 or more diners, in which case no extra cost).

Cold Desserts


Lemon Tart (NF)
classic lemon tart served with with vanilla poached strawberries,
créme fraiche or cream
[or Lemon and Marscapone Tart - a dreamier creamier version]

Tarte Aux Fruits (NF)
classic French tarte with creme patissiére and glazed fresh fruits

Poached Pineapple, Eccles Cake Ice-Cream
vanilla, rum and lime infused pineapple,
with home-made ice-cream, on a crumble bed

Pedro Ximenez Delice
poached rhubarb, vanilla cream,
apricot and prune poached in Pedro Ximenez sherry,
topped with ultra-smooth chocolate delice
(fruits vary according to season)

White Chocolate Cheesecake
with Orange, Mango and Lime
(NF)
biscuit base, creamy cheesecake and a mango and lime jelly topping,
served with candied orange, fresh orange, and clotted cream

White Chocolate Panna Cotta (GF, NF)
silky smooth individual panna cotta with poached strawberries,
honeycomb and mint
[other fruit according to the season]
(contains gelatine - not V unless requested)

Chocolate Amaretto Mousse
over a base of crushed amaretti biscuits, 
served with Amaretto macerated cherries and raisins, and chocolate sauce
(or just a simple light chocolate mousse if you prefer)

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart
crispy chocolate pastry, gooey salted caramel,
topped with  a light chocolate mousse,
served with clotted cream

 

Hot Desserts

Ginger and Apple Steamed Pudding with Ginger Brandy Sauce (NF)
traditional style pudding with crunchy apple and stem ginger pieces
served with cream or real custard

Toffee Apple and Brioche Pudding
a rich "bread and butter pudding"
served with cream or real custard

Filo Wrapped Vanilla Poached Pear and Hazelnut Frangipane
with rich chocolate sauce and clotted cream

Lemon and Raspberry Sponge Pots
light lemon sponge baked on top of creamy raspberries,
serevd with chocolate swirl shortbread

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Glazed Banana (NF)
with treacle sauce, clotted cream or ice-cream

Chocolate Fondants
rich and hot, with salted caramel sauce and vanilla ice-cream

 

  Seasonal fruit salads, crumbles and pies made on request

GF - Gluten Free
NF - Nut Free
All desserts are suitable for vegetarians - please advise in advance
so I can substitute vegetarian gelatine where necessary

 Please refer to my advice on allergens.

 

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Vanilla, Lime and Rum Poached Pineapple
with Eccles Cake Ice-Cream

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Pedro Ximenez Delice

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 White Chocolate Cheesecake 
with Orange, Mango and Lime

 pear and hazelnut frangipane

 Poached Pear and Hazelnut Frangipane
wrapped in Filo,
with Chocolate Sauce

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 Chocolate and salted Caramel Tart