If you’re looking for some dessert inspiration, continue reading to discover a handful of tasty dessert ideas, which you’ll want to try out!
Meyer lemon sorbet:
If you’re looking to serve a fresh, citrus dessert, which contains few calories and which can safely eaten by your dairy-free friends, it’s well worth choosing to serve up a lemon sorbet.
Traditionally sorbets were served by restaurants to help customers cleanse their palates between dishes. As an example, it’s not uncommon to be served a sorbet after your main and before your dessert.
Chocolate brownie trifle:
While traditional trifles contain multiple layers of sponge cake as well as several layers of freshly whipped cream and custard, it’s well worth making a trifle which features layers of chocolate brownies instead of sponge cake.
French inspired macarons:
If you’ve ever been lucky enough to visit Paris, you’ll know that Paris boasts countless bakeries which specialize in selling macarons. What are macarons? Essential a macaron is a brightly colored meringue, which is yo-yo shaped and features ground almond powder as well as egg whites, sugar and icing sugar.
Although if you have your heart set on making your own macarons at home, it’s also worth purchasing a small bottle of food dye, in order to dye your macarons your favorite color. As in France, macarons are normally bright such as bright pink, yellow or blue.
If you have a Pinterest account or follow food-focused accounts on Instagram or Facebook, chances are high that you’ve come across an impressive photo of an expertly baked rainbow cake. Rainbow cakes usually have 7 individual layers, with each layer representing a different color of the rainbow.
To bake a rainbow cake simply add food coloring to each layer of sponge cake which you bake and then spread cream between each layer of your rainbow cake. If you’re feeling fancy, you may even want to prepare some frosting, which you’ll be able to decorate the outside of your cake with.
If you plan on baking a rainbow cake for a special occasion, you may want to decorate the top of your rainbow cake with brightly colored m&ms or smarties.
If you’re looking for a dish that you’ll be able to prepare when you have a lot of apples to consume, it’s well worth learning how to bake a traditional apple crumble. Which is the perfect dessert to serve when you’re expecting visitors and which pairs perfectly with vanilla ice cream. Alternatively, you can also serve a hot apple crumble with freshly whipped cream. Which will melt in your mouth.
If you’re feeling adventurous, you may prefer to surprise your guests with a rhubarb tart. If you find the taste of rhubarb a little strong, don’t worry as baked into a tart rhubarb has a subtle flavor. Although you can always opt to squirt a bit of lemon juice onto your rhubarb tart to give your rhubarb tart a bit of extra sweetness.
So if you have a sweet tooth, it’s well worth trying out at least a couple of the delicious dessert ideas listed above.