Three fruity dessert ideas for our sweet-toothed fans

There is always more time for making dessert at this time of year, so we’ve put together three fruity desserts for you to try out so go on – treat yourself!

Hot cross bread & cranberry pudding 

  1. Butter a baking dish that will quite snugly fit 4 hot cross buns.
  2. Mix 150g of crumbled White Stilton with Cranberry and 200g of cranberry curd/jam.
  3. Cut each bun into 3 slices, and sandwich back together with a generous spreading of the cranberry mix.
  4. Whisk 2 large eggs, 200ml double cream, 200ml milk and the remaining cranberry mix, along with vanilla extract and 3 tbsp of sugar. Pour over the buns and stand at room temperature for 30 mins in order for the custard to soak in.
  5. Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/ gas 3. Scatter sugar and lemon zest over the pudding and bake for 30-40 mins until the top is golden.
  6. Stand for 5 mins and serve with cream or vanilla ice cream.


Blueberry toast

  1. Whisk 2 tablespoons of almond butter and sugar, 1 tablespoon softened butter, 1 egg yolk and 1/8 teaspoon almond extract.
  2. Spread on 2 pieces of bread and bake in a toaster until crusty on top (about 6 minutes).
  3. Top with blueberries and crumbled White Stilton with Blueberries then dust with confectioners’ sugar.


Fruit & Chocolate Waffle Cake

  1. Toast 3 frozen waffles until crisp.
  2. Stack the waffles with some chocolate spread, sliced strawberries and crumbled White Stilton with Apricot (or your choice of dessert cheese) between each layer.
  3. Top with more strawberries and crumbled cheese then dust with cocoa powder or confectioners’ sugar.