20+ Of The Very Best Winter Desserts

Browse the ultimate recipe collection of 20+ winter desserts… from homemade sweet pies to puddings, crumbles, cakes, dumplings, cheesecakes and more!

A collage of homemade winter dessert recipes.

The Very BEST Winter Dessert Recipes

When the cooler weather rolls in, it’s time to start making ALL of your favourite winter desserts. From our old-fashioned apple pie to apple and blueberry crumble, Toblerone cheesecake to butterscotch pudding, lemon delicious to pecan pie and more!

Simply click on any of the links below to be taken directly to the full recipe. 

 

Homemade Sweet Pies & Crumbles

Winter comfort food doesn’t get any better than a good old pie or crumble recipe!

 

Homemade Apple Pie

Our classic apple pie is always a winner! Make it from scratch or take a few of our cheeky little shortcuts. Serve with a HUGE scoop of ice-cream, cream or custard. 

Classic Apple Pie Recipe
A classic apple pie - add a scoop of ice-cream, custard or cream for extra deliciousness.
5 from 12 votes
Bake the perfect homemade apple pie without any fuss using our quick and simple recipe. Make it entirely from scratch or take some of our cheats shortcuts! #apple #pie #homemade #recipe #easy #pastry #thermomix #conventional #dessert

 

Lemon Meringue Pie

Three layers of melt-in-your-mouth pastry, a tangy lemon filling and a sweet meringue topping. This really is the ultimate winter dessert. 

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
A classic homemade Lemon Meringue Pie recipe with three perfect layers of melt-in-your-mouth pie crust, a creamy lemon filling and a fluffy meringue topping. 
5 from 4 votes
A classic homemade Lemon Meringue Pie recipe with three perfect layers of melt-in-your-mouth pie crust, a creamy lemon filling and a fluffy meringue topping. 

 

Mixed Berry Pies

If you’ve got a muffin baking tray then you can whip these sweet little pies up in no time at all!

Mixed Berry Pies Recipe
These little mixed berry pies are the perfect winter dessert... just 10 minutes preparation time and baked in a standard muffin tin! They couldn't be easier (or yummier!). 
5 from 3 votes
These little mixed berry pies are the perfect winter dessert... just 10 minutes preparation time and baked in a standard muffin tin! They couldn't be easier (or yummier!). 

 

Caramel Apple Pies

The ultimate individual winter dessert… and best of all, there’s no sharing involved!

Caramel Apple Pies Recipe
Super easy and delicious Caramel Apple Pies made with crunchy shortcrust pastry, sweet chunks of apple drizzled in caramel sauce... and cooked in a standard muffin tin!
5 from 1 vote
Super easy and delicious Caramel Apple Pies made with crunchy shortcrust pastry, sweet chunks of apple drizzled in caramel sauce... and cooked in a standard muffin tin!

 

Pecan Pie

Our classic pecan pie is sweet, nutty and totally delicious. Serve it warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice-cream (and a cheeky drizzle of salted caramel sauce!). 

Pecan Pie Recipe
A classic pecan pie recipe that's ready in just 30 minutes... a sweet, caramel pecan filling with a flakey shortcrust pastry.
5 from 1 vote
A slice of pecan tart with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on a white and gold plate.

 

Super Easy Apple Crumble

Our famous apple crumble recipe couldn’t be easier to make! Use fresh or canned apples for the perfect winter dessert. 

Super Easy Apple Crumble Recipe
The ultimate apple crumble recipe.. a sweet apple filling with a crunchy oat topping. Serve with ice-cream for the perfect winter dessert. 
5 from 17 votes
The ultimate apple crumble recipe.. a sweet apple filling with a crunchy oat topping. Serve with ice-cream for the perfect winter dessert. 

 

Apple & Blueberry Crumble

Frozen (or fresh!) berries take our classic crumble recipe to a whole new level. Add custard, cream and ice-cream for the most delicious finish!

The Ultimate Apple Blueberry Crumble Recipe
This really is the ultimate apple blueberry crumble! It's so simple to make, takes only 10 minutes to prepare and is a sure winner with the whole family! Serve with ice-cream, custard or cream for a truly delicious dessert. 
5 from 10 votes
The Ultimate Apple Blueberry Crumble

 

Winter Pudding Recipes

Our old-fashioned pudding recipes are budget-friendly, made from pantry staples and best of all… taste absolutely AMAZING!!!

 

Butterscotch Self-Saucing Pudding

Pantry and fridge staples are all you need to make this sweet little old-fashioned pudding. The delicious butterscotch sauce at the bottom will leave you drooling!

Butterscotch Self Saucing Pudding Recipe
Our simple butterscotch self saucing pudding is the ultimate winter comfort food. A soft and fluffy sponge pudding covered with sweet and rich butterscotch sauce. 
5 from 12 votes
This easy Butterscotch Self Saucing Pudding is a classic family favourite. It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and tastes AMAZING... especially served with a big scoop of ice-cream!

 

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

A chocolate sponge with a rich chocolate sauce makes the ultimate winter dessert. Serve it with your favourite ice-cream, custard or cream. 

Old Fashioned Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe
A simple and classic old fashioned chocolate self-saucing pudding recipe. Rich chocolate cake smothered with a smooth chocolate sauce... the perfect winter comfort food!
5 from 4 votes
The perfect old fashioned chocolate self-saucing pudding... a rich chocolate cake smothered with a smooth chocolate sauce (printable conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included). 

 

Lemon Delicious Pudding

If you’ve got some spare lemons lying around, then you need this truly delicious recipe in your life! Soft, fluffy and oh-so yummy!

Lemon Delicious Pudding Recipe
Our easy lemon delicious pudding is such a classic favourite... a thick and creamy lemon sauce topped with a light lemon sponge layer... the perfect winter dessert!
5 from 4 votes
A spoon in a baking sin of cooked lemon delicious.

 

Baileys Self-Saucing Pudding

Our classic chocolate pudding gets a boozy makeover in our adults-only Baileys version. This dessert is not to be missed!!!

Baileys Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe
Our Baileys Self-Saucing Pudding is a classic winter dessert recipe with a twist... a rich chocolate sponge pudding with a cheeky and indulgent Baileys sauce. 
5 from 1 vote
Our Baileys Self-Saucing Pudding is classic winter dessert recipe with a twist... a rich chocolate sponge pudding with a cheeky and indulgent Baileys sauce. 

 

Sticky Date Pudding

Everyone’s favourite sticky date pudding is taken to a whole new level with our sweet and sticky caramel sauce. Serve on it’s own… or add ice-cream or cream for the most amazing dessert!!

Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce Recipe
The ultimate rich Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce recipe... this is an all-time classic favourite! The perfect winter comfort food!
5 from 4 votes
A slice of Sticky Date Pudding drizzled with caramel sauce and topped with vanilla ice cream on a plate.

 

Golden Syrup Dumplings

It doesn’t get any more old-fashioned than our classic golden syrup dumplings! The fluffy dumplings coated in a sweet golden syrup sauce will leave everyone drooling.

Easy Golden Syrup Dumplings Recipe
These super easy golden syrup dumplings are sure to become a family favourite! Serve hot with a big scoop of ice-cream for the perfect dessert.
5 from 13 votes
These super easy golden syrup dumplings are sure to become a family favourite! Serve hot with a big scoop of ice-cream for the perfect dessert.

 

Winter Cake Recipes

Cakes aren’t just for birthdays or celebrations… they’re also for cold winter nights!!

 

Easy Apple Cake

This is one of our most popular cake recipes!!! Serve it at room temperature or warm it up and serve with ice-cream or cream for a delicious winter dessert.

Easy Apple Cake Recipe
A moist and easy apple cake recipe made from a classic butter cake base, layered with apple slices and topped with flaked almonds.
5 from 22 votes
If you're looking for an easy apple cake recipe... look no further! This one is a classic butter cake, layered with apple slices and topped with flaked almonds. YUM!

 

Apple Crumble Cake

If you love apple crumble and you love a sweet cake… then our Apple Crumble Cake is exactly what you need in your life!!!

Apple Crumble Cake Recipe
The most delicious Apple Crumble Cake recipe ever! A simple tea cake layered with slices of apple and topped with a sweet and crunchy crumble. 
5 from 2 votes
A slice of Apple Crumble cake on a white plate in front of an apple.

 

Raspberry & Apple Crumble Cake

For a fun variation, take our classic Apple Crumble Cake and add raspberries… it’s that easy!

Raspberry & Apple Crumble Cake Recipe
This Raspberry & Apple Crumble Cake has the perfect butter cake base, topped with berries and apple and sprinkled with a crunchy oat crumble. This really is the ultimate cake!
5 from 10 votes

 

Gluten-Free Almond & Coconut Cake

Our moist and dense almond and coconut cake is the most delicious gluten-free dessert. Serve it at room temperature or warm for the most decadent late night treat.

Gluten-Free Almond and Coconut Cake Recipe
The easiest gluten-free almond and coconut cake recipe that takes just 10 minutes to prepare... and tastes AMAZING!
5 from 24 votes
The easiest gluten-free almond and coconut cake recipe that takes just 10 minutes to prepare... and tastes AMAZING!

 

Flourless Orange & Almond Cake

If you’re after a gluten-free option, this whole orange and almond cake is exactly what you need! Moist, tangy, sweet and oh-so-delicous!

Gluten-Free Flourless Orange and Almond Cake Recipe
Perfectly moist and delicious, this Gluten-Free Flourless Orange and Almond Cake ticks all the right boxes (and so many more!). Serve with orange and vanilla bean infused double cream for an indulgent treat.
5 from 14 votes
Orange Almond Cake

 

Baileys Malteser Cheesecake

This is one of our most popular cheesecake recipes… and the added Baileys makes it the perfect adults-only dessert. 

Baileys Malteser Cheesecake (No-Bake) Recipe
A delicious white chocolate Baileys Malteser Cheesecake that is completely no-bake! The perfect boozy dessert!
5 from 8 votes
A delicious white chocolate Baileys Malteser Cheesecake that is completely no-bake! Chocolate... Baileys... Maltesers = the perfect boozy dessert!

 

Toblerone Cheesecake

On a cold winters night, everyone loves a rich and creamy Toblerone cheesecake. An absolute chocoholics delight!!

Toblerone Cheesecake Recipe
A deliciously smooth and creamy no-bake Toblerone Cheesecake that takes just 20 minutes to prepare! This is the perfect chocolate dessert!
5 from 1 vote
A deliciously smooth and creamy no-bake Toblerone Cheesecake that takes just 20 minutes to prepare! This is the perfect chocolate dessert!

 

Baked New York Cheesecake

Our most popular baked cheesecake recipe is a total showstopper. Follow my hints and tips for the perfect cheesecake. 

Classic New York Baked Cheesecake Recipe
The very best Classic New York Baked Cheesecake recipe - rich, creamy and absolutely foolproof! Follow my simple tips for cooking a perfectly baked cheesecake every single time. 
5 from 25 votes
A slice of baked cheesecake decorated with blueberries and sprinkled with icing sugar on a plate.

 

Raspberry & Ricotta Cake

Our Raspberry & Ricotta Cake is dense, rich and oh-so-AMAZING! Serve it at room temperature or warm it up and serve with ice-cream or cream for the most incredible winter dessert.

Raspberry & Ricotta Cake Recipe
A delicious ricotta cake with bursts of delicious raspberries.
5 from 3 votes
Raspberry & Ricotta Cake

 

More Dessert Recipes

If you love a cheeky little late night dessert, then you absolutely MUST browse our entire collection of desserts! Including our top 5 dessert recipes:

 

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4 Comments
  1. Sammie @ The Annoyed Thyroid says:

    Each one of these desserts is a delicious reason to love winter! I met a friend today who made your self saucing butterscotch pudding for dessert last night, and it was so epic she took a pic of it which had me salivating!

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Oh that’s awesome!!! Thanks so much Sammie! xx

  2. Roni says:

    Hi
    What’s the quantities for your easy golden syrup dumplings?

    1. Lucy Mathieson says:

      Hi Roni, if you click the image or the title it will take you directly to the recipe where you can print the recipe card. xx

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