The Very Best 3 Ingredient Desserts

You just can’t beat these quick & easy 3 Ingredient Desserts! 10 super simple, totally naughty & absolutely delicious desserts that will leave you drooling!

A plate full of rum balls coated in chocolate with crumbled chocolate sprinkled on top

Anyone who has been reading my website for a while knows that I LOVE a quick and easy recipe. And I love them even more when they involve only a few ingredients (hello to no unnecessary trips to the supermarket!!). So I thought I’d put together a little collection of 10 of my very favourite 3 ingredient desserts. These are guaranteed winners – I promise!


10 Delicious 3 Ingredient Desserts (that will leave you drooling…)

A collage of desserts including rum balls, tarts, logs, chocolate bark and dessert cake


Chocolate Coconut ‘Bounty’ Balls

3 Ingredients: coconut, condensed milk, chocolate

Best for: a cheeky late night treat…

A close up of a chocolate coated Bounty Ball split open to show white coconut texture


Mini Lemon Curd Tarts

3 Ingredients: shortcrust pastry, lemon curd (store-bought), blueberries

Best for: a fancy afternoon tea or baby shower

A close up of a plate of lemon tarts topped with blueberries


Caramel Cheesecake Balls

3 Ingredients: caramel flavoured Tim Tams, cream cheese, chocolate

Best for: when you’re craving cheesecake but just can’t be… bothered!

Cheesecake balls coated in chocolate with one split to show cheesecake filling, served on a pink plate


Flourless Chocolate Cake

3 Ingredients: eggs, butter, dark chocolate

Best for: when your gluten-free friend comes around for dinner!

A round chocolate cake topped with a chocolate ganache, crumbled Flake and fresh raspberries


Oreo Truffles

3 Ingredients: Oreos, cream cheese, chocolate

Best for: when your inner chocoholic comes a-callin’…

A plateful of truffles coated with chocolate and sprinkled with crumbled chocolate


Chocolate Caramel Mega Pods

3 Ingredients: butternut snap biscuits, Nestle Top ‘n’ Fill Caramel, chocolate

Best for: when you need the perfect partner to your Saturday night Netflix binge…

Several chocolate tarts with a biscuit base scattered on a bench


5 Minute Microwave Tim Tam Fudge

3 Ingredients: condensed milk, chocolate, Tim Tams

Best for: a 9pm midweek sugar craving!

Squares of fudge made with Tim Tam pieces stacked on a white cake tray


White Chocolate, Cranberry & Almond Clusters

3 Ingredients: chocolate, dried cranberries, almonds

Best for: when you want to eat ALL the chocolate in the world, but know you should just have a little bite…

Bite size pieces of white chocolate, cranberry and almond clusters on a pink plate


Berry Meringue Smash

3 Ingredients: meringue nests, berry flavoured yoghurt, fresh berries

Best for: when you’re on dessert duty and need a healthier option!

A glass serving dish filled with fruit flavoured pink yoghurt, fresh berries and crumbled meringue


Chocolate, Cranberry & Roast Almond Bark

3 Ingredients: dark chocolate, dried cranberries, roasted almonds

Best for: an easy DIY foodie gift for a friend

Pieces of milk and white chocolate bark topped with almonds and cranberries, and served on a white plate


So what do you think?? Totally delicious, right!! Have I missed any of your favourite 3 ingredient desserts?


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  1. Heather says:

    Love all of these ideas!! Especially the Tim Tam fudge…Yummo!! Also the berry yoghurt is even nicer with mini marshmallows mixed in too! Mmmm!!

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      That’s a great idea!!!

  2. adrienne casey says:

    They all look amazing! Do any / all freeze?

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Hi Adrienne, which ones in particular were you wondering about freezing? xx

  3. Joy Fetherston says:

    Whats the measurements for 3 ingredients shortbread
    Regards Joy

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Hi Joy,

      If you scroll down to the bottom of the post you’ll find the recipe with the quantities. xxx

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